Teversham CE VA Primary School

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Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Cover)

Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Cover)- Full or Part Time


We are looking for a skilled Early Years Practitioner to work in our Pre-School (or potentially Reception class).


Teversham is an exciting and vibrant primary school set on the outskirts of the historic city of Cambridge. If you are a motivated and organised individual and are interested in a role in a school where you will be truly valued and supported to develop your skills, we would love to hear from you!


Start date:  As soon as possible

Closing date: Friday 22nd March

Pay Scale: Term Time only, Scale 3, point 5

Hours: 8.45- 3.15- full and part time to be considered



The role will include:

  • Supporting the team in setting up the environment ready for learning.
  • Acting as a key person for a small group of children and build relationships with parents/carers.
  • Supporting pupils with SEN needs.
  • Working as an effective team member to ensure progress of children in all areas of the EYFS curriculum.


The successful candidate will:

  • be patient, kind and understanding and be committed to our ethos of care and support for ALL children
  • be able to learn quickly, take advice and direction, as well as be proactive and use initiative
  • be able to work well within a team, with strong communication skills and correct use of spoken English
  • be committed to supporting all children to make progress
  • be willing and able to make a contribution towards school life


Candidates must have:

  • A Level 3 childcare qualification (or be willing to work towards this- support provided)
  • Be professional, reliable, and committed to best practice within the early years


We would love to meet you if you are interested, so please do arrange to visit the school, meet the Early Years Leader and discuss the role. Please ring 01223 293357 or email



Teversham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care.

All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.


All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, including a Barred List check where applicable to the role. Where you have been shortlisted for a role, you will be required to complete a Declaration of Offences Form, disclosing all relevant previous criminal convictions and cautions. Please contact the Head teacher to discuss this step further if you wish.


If you are shortlisted for the position you are applying for, we will carry out an online search against you, for information that is publicly available online and usually before interview.


Application forms must be completed in full. Please pay particular attention to your work history and inform us of any gaps in employment. CVs will only be accepted alongside a completed application form.


We are very keen to appoint so will interview suitable candidates as soon as possible, so please apply promptly or let us know you are interested.