Vacancies at Highfields

Full time, term-time position in Early Years

 We are seeking to appoint a new member of staff into our Explorers room (aged 2 -3) to work in partnership with the Early Years team.  You need to have a childcare qualification to NVQ level 2 or 3, recent experience working with 2-3 year olds and be passionate about supporting young children to help them thrive.  The following are desirable:

  • Understanding the importance of open-ended play and using loose parts to enhance children’s play and explorations;
  • Understanding “in the moment” planning.

This role is 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday, term time only, with some 7:30am starts and 18:00 finishes on a rota basis.

For applicants with more experience we may offer a management role but applications are also welcome from those seeking a non-managerial role as an early year’s practitioner.

All applications to be made in writing to the Early Years Lead, Mrs Anna Saunders at [email protected] or to Highfields School, London Road, Newark NG24 3AL.

Closing date for applications:      Wednesday 25th May 2022

Interviews:                                         Week commencing Monday 6th June 2022

Start date:                                           Monday 5th September 2022

Highfields School is committed to safeguarding its staff and pupils and all appointments are made subject to a full enhanced DBS check.


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