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EYFS Practitioner

EYFS Practitioner

Required:             September 2024 (sooner if possible)

Salary:                   Scale 4 + Fringe Allowance

Location:              Essex

Contract Type:  Monday to Friday 08.30am to 15.30pm – 32.5hpw

Contract Term: Permanent (Term Time Only)

The Trustees of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Multi Academy Trust wish to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic, caring Early Years Practitioner to join our Nursery at St Luke’s Catholic Academy. Our Lady of Fatima Trust consists of three Primary schools who work closely together.

The successful candidate will be able to:                                

  • Provide safe, high quality education and care to Nursery 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
  • Set up the playroom for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session

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

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

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:  Friday 31st May 2024                                                                                 

Interview Date: TBC