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WoodnewtonAcademy Trust

Early Years Practitioner

Early Years’ Practitioner/Key-worker

based at Priors Hall – a learning community

Due to an increase in pupil numbers, we have a vacancy for an Early Years’ Practitioner/Keyworker to join our team.

The provision will initially be open to pupils for 38 weeks per year but this may extend to 48 weeks in the future if there is sufficient demand for places during normal school closures.  Sessions will run from 8.45 to 11.45am and 12.30 to 3.30pm daily.

The successful candidate will be part of a team that will provide high quality education and care for children aged 3-4 years.  Applications are invited from candidates with a minimum of Level 3 or equivalent in Childcare.  Previous experience of working with children under 5 would be an advantage. This post commence will commence as soon as possible after interview.

Working hours:        

37 hours per week (4 days 8.30am – 4.30pm & 1 day 8.30am – 4pm, day to be agreed), 39 working weeks per year


Grade G, NJC points 19 to 22 – £16,631.14 to £18,023.50 pa

For an application pack for the above role please contact Olivia Stark on 01536 216090, Ext 317 or e-mail

The aim of the Trust is to build a community of pro-social, emotionally competent, independent learners.

Wallace Trust is committed to providing a safe environment in which pupils can learn and develop.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, as well as the usual pre-employment checks.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race or religion.

Closing Date for applications:        Monday 17th September 2018                                                             

Interviews:                                         Week commencing 1st October 2018