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Early Years Practitioner - Penwortham Primary School

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36 hours a week
Term Time only (39 weeks)
September start 2023

If you’d like to work in a vibrant and caring school where your well-being and continuing professional development is of great importance, then Penwortham could be the school for you.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and excellent nursery nurse/practitioner to join our dynamic team of teachers and support staff.

Our children and school community are looking for a nursery nurse who will have/is:

    Level 3 qualification in childcare education or above
    An excellent, child centred and innovative practitioner with high expectations of achievement and behaviour
    An understanding of Children Act & Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and relevant experience within an Early Years setting
    Passionate about teaching and raising standards for all children
    Able to contribute to and support the values and ambitions of the school
    Able to demonstrate a commitment to the well-being and safety of children.
    Excellent verbal, written communication and organisational skills.
    Able to relate to and interact with a range of people from diverse communities,
    Friendly, kind and courteous towards children and their families.
    Positive in their approach and enjoys working as part of a team
    Creative and shows lots of initiative  

We can offer you:

    A welcoming and caring school with happy, motivated and well behaved children
    Attractive, well-resourced buildings and grounds
    The support of hardworking and dedicated staff team
    A supportive SLT and governing body who cares about your well-being
    Dedicated commitment to your professional development
    Access to the Employee Assistance programme

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  Please call Clair Varrow our Senior Admin Officer on 020 8769 3949 to book a visit.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Should you have any queries, kindly contact Julie Watts or Luisa Fernandez at

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email to: or post: Penwortham Primary School, Penwortham Road, Streatham, London SW16 6RJ.

Closing Date: 09 June 2023 (at noon)
Interview: 14 June 2023

References will be taken up if you’re shortlisted and prior to interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

CV’s will not be accepted

Penwortham Primary School                
Penwortham Road, London SW16 6RJ
Tel: 020 8769 3949
Fax: 020 8677 5354
Head: Sandie Andrews
Roll: (646) – Group 4

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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