Level 6 Early Years Practitioner

  • Contract type - Permanent, term time only + 2 weeks
  • Salary range - Band C3 - SCP 19 - 22 (£25,481 - £27,041 FTE) | £22,314 - £23,681 actual annual salary
  • Location - Co-op Academy Beckfield
  • Closing date - August 27, 2021

We’re looking for a Level 6 Early Years Practitioner to join our team!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly effective, dedicated early years senior practitioner to join our growing early years team. 

You must hold a relevant qualification to be considered for this position, please check your eligibility using our list of level 6 qualifications before applying for this role. 

You will need to know the Early Years curriculum and provision in detail, including the Early Years Statutory framework requirements. You will consistently demonstrate excellent practice and will make a notable contribution to improving the quality of education in the early years. You will be skilled in building firm relationships with children and parents/carers.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours. How and why you do things matters greatly to us, as does your ability to use your initiative, work independently and demonstrate ambition and integrity.

Beckfield is a school which is at the heart of the community and our significant improvements have made us Bradford School of The Year 2021.

Why us?

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. From career progression and working and making a difference within your local community, to a whole range of financial discounts and benefits, working at Co-op Academies Trust isn’t just your everyday job.

Benefits include:

  • We will be committed to developing your continuing professional development
  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 10% Co-op discount
  • Co-operative credit union
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

Further information about the school and role please visit our website: https://beckfield.coopacademies.co.uk/ and for further information about Co-op Academies Trust please visit the Trust website here: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/ 

If you would like to talk about this role further, please contact Lynda Johnson by emailing lynda.johnson@coopacademies.co.uk in the first instance.

Closing date for applications – Friday 27th August at 3pm

Short listing – Tuesday 31st August 2021

Interviews – Thursday 2nd September 2021

How to apply

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached below and email to Hannah Gorman, Trust HR Advisor at hannah.gorman@coopacademies.co.uk before the closing date.

Co-op Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. This role  is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, and NCTL checks, and the Childcare Disqualification  Regulations are also applicable. Please contact us if you require further details of any of these  requirement

We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of  Being Co-op.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. 


hannah.gorman@coopacademies.co.uk (Trust HR Advisor)

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