EYFS Practitioner - Astrea Academy Sheffield - 236

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Andover Street, Sheffield, UK
82 Andover Street England S3 9EH GB

Position Early Years Foundation Stage (Pre-Prep) Practitioner

Salary Grade 1 – Spine Point 2 Full Time Equivalent £18,198 – Actual Salary £13,693.84

Working Hours 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only + 1 week

Contract Permanent

Reporting to Executive Principal and Head of Pre-Prep & Prep

Closing Date 9am Monday 19th October 2020

Interview Date Friday 23rd October 2020


Purpose of this role

The role of Early Years Foundation Stage Practitioner support will ensure the highest standards of care, learning, development and achievement for pupils across the Early Years Foundation Stage (Pre-Prep), working in both Reception and Nursery.

The Academy opened its doors for the first time in September 2018 and will in time be a 3 – 18 provision for children in the Burngreave area. We accepted our first children in nursery, reception and year 7 as well as a new compliment of staff. We currently have Year 7, 8 and 9 in our senior building and nursery, reception and Year 1 & 2 in the Pre-Prep & Prep building. We are delighted to say we are the school of choice in the area and are currently oversubscribed for 2020/21.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support children’s care, welfare and learning across the Early Years Foundation Stage under the direction of class teachers and Head of Pre-Prep and Prep
  • Develop positive relationships with children, parents/carers and other staff and outside agencies
  • Observe children’s progress and report on achievements looking for progression and continuity
  • Assist with the supervision of children in child-initiated play (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes
  • Lead small groups of children and individuals in adult directed activities
  • With the support from the Head of Pre-Prep and Prep, take an active role in growing their own professional development in an area of interest

Applicant Information Pack – EYFS Practitioner

Application Form

Application Form (Print-Out Copy)

Criminal Declaration Form

Equal Opportunities Form




Grade 1 – Spine Point 2 Full Time Equivalent £18,198 – Actual Salary £13,693.84
Closing date for applications
October 19, 2020