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EYFS Practitioner

EYFS Practitioner - St John Fisher Catholic Primary School

Required:              ASAP

Salary:                   Scale 3 (Scale 4 would be considered depending on expertise)

Location:              Essex

Contract Type:  Monday to Friday 08.40am to 15.15pm (30 hours & 25 minutes per week)

Contract Term: Permanent


The Trustees of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust wish to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic, caring Early Years Practitioner to join us at St John Fisher Catholic Primary School. This role may include lunchtime duties. Experience of working within a school setting would be advantageous.

Desired qualifications NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Early Years Childcare & Education or equivalent

The successful candidate will be able to:


  • Provide safe, high-quality education and care to our children.
  • Have high expectations of every pupil ensuring that every child achieves in a happy, creative, and caring environment.
  • Undertake a key person role with specific children.
  • Liaise closely with parents/carers ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met.
  • Assist with the planning of the curriculum and record keeping.
  • Administer basic first aid as required.

We can offer you:

  • Exceptionally well-behaved pupils who are proud of their school and achievements
  • A welcoming and warm environment where everyone is valued and respected.
  • Strong and experienced leadership team, dedicated to the professional development of staff.
  • Strong Church community links and a supportive Governing Body

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please arrange to do so by emailing Mrs Irene Nelson, H.R. Manager for the Trust at An application pack can be found at

Completed CES application forms should be emailed to Mrs Irene Nelson.

The school reserves the right to appoint during the application process.

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance, and enhanced DBS.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 6th February 2024 - Midday                                                  

Interview Date: TBC