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FAIRFIELD SCHOOL

An outstanding independent day school and nursery for boys and girls from 2 to 11 years of age. Where no child goes unnoticed

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Vacancies

We have vacancies for the following:

Lunchtime Supervisor - term time only between 12 and 16 hours a week

Duties will include:

Helping to set up the hall for lunch and supervising children whilst eating and at play. The role will include supporting children with medical needs e.g. diabetes. The ideal candidate will have a caring attitude, some experience in supporting children with medical needs and an ability to interact with young children, in addition to strong organisational skills. 

 

Nursery Practitioner

Full time post from January 2019

Nursery Practitioner to work in our 2-3 year old children’s room

An exciting new opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, well-qualified (minimum Level 3 relevant childcare qualification) and committed individual who will join an existing team of experienced and inspirational staff.

We also have opportunities for qualified (minimum Level 3 relevant childcare qualification) nursery practitioners interested in supply cover hours.

This section of our nursery is open approximately 50 weeks per year.

The successful candidate will have a genuine love of working with young children, will be committed to providing children with outstanding care and education, will be expected to play a full part in the life of the school and must be skilled in the planning, structure and delivery of the EYFS curriculum. A willingness to work as part of a strong team and a commitment to the ethos of the school are essential.

Fairfield is a thriving, successful, co-educational independent school with approximately 130 pupils aged 2-11. There is one class per year group.

 

The School has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This role requires an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references prior to commencement of employment.

 

Post Title: Nursery Practitioner

Reporting to: Headmistress

Job Description – Nursery Practitioner

Purpose of the Job:

 

The Nursery Practitioner will be working to care for the daily needs of children aged between 2 and 4 (either in Lambs Room ages 2-3 or Upper Nursery ages 3-4).

 

To deliver high quality Early Years provision that meets the needs of each individual child.

 

To work to ensure high quality transition within the EYFS.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • To demonstrate a thorough knowledge of safeguarding children
  • To understand what constitutes quality care and education
  • To be prepared to implement the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To have a thorough knowledge of child development and of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and curriculum
  • To plan and implement the curriculum, taking into account any SEN requirements, safeguarding procedures and equal opportunity considerations
  • To ensure that best practice is employed within our Early Years provision
  • To provide a warm, caring and stimulating environment for the children
  • To understand what constitutes good health and safety practice
  • To provide an environment free from sexual and racial stereotyping
  • To show personal and professional integrity and confidentiality
  • To build strong links with parents
  • To keep records on children and liaise with parents as required
  • To work effectively within a team, giving support to colleagues
  • To demonstrate initiative and work calmly under pressure
  • To attend and contribute to training sessions and Inset Days
  • To attend Staff Meetings when requested
  • To have a high regard for the culture of the school

General Duties (as and when needed)

 

  • Preparation, maintenance and tidying up of all equipment/ areas within the school inclusive of outdoor areas
  • To undertake certain domestic jobs within the school e.g. cleaning equipment or preparing snack meals
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • Prepare snacks for break and wash cups and jugs after use
  • Take children to the toilet/ deal with accidents if required
  • Setting up/ clearing up the classroom
  • Preparation of art materials and educational activities as planned with class team
  • Maintaining educational tools e.g. sharpen pencils, washing paint or glue utensils,

prepare tracing sheets etc.

  • Prepare children’s work to be taken home ensuring all is clearly, neatly and

correctly named

  • To attend events specifically related to the Nursery, as defined by the

Head, where necessary outside of allocated school hours such as Parents’

Evenings, EYFS Information Evenings

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks.

For further details and an application form, please contact the Headmistress’ PA on 01275 462743 or via e-mail: bursar@fairfieldschool.org.uk.

Extended Day Care Supervisor

We have opportunities for qualified (minimum Level 3 relevant qualification) applicants interested in joining our staff team.

Our after school care provision runs from 3.30pm - 5.30pm/6.00pm every day and our holiday club runs throughout half term breaks and school holidays.

You must have a genuine love of working with children and will be committed to providing children with outstanding support in a stimulating environment.  A willingmess to work as part of a strong team and a commitment to the ethos of the school are essential.

 

Fairfield is a thriving, successful, co-educational independent school with 125+ pupils aged 2-11. There is one class per year group.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks.

For further details and an application form, please contact the Headmistress’ PA on 01275 462743 or via e-mail: bursar@fairfieldschool.org.uk.

Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure

An offer of employment is conditional upon the School receiving an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which the School considers to be satisfactory. If you are successful in your application you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the DBS (a copy of which is available from the School on request).

The School is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered "spent" under the Act) must be declared. If you have a criminal record this will not automatically debar you from employment. Instead, each case will be assessed fairly by reference to the School's objective assessment procedure (a copy of which is available the School on request).

References

You will be required to supply the names and contact details of two people whom we may contact for references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer. If your current/most recent employment does/did not involve work with children, then your second referee should be your employer with whom you most recently worked with children. Neither referee should be a relative or someone known to you solely as a friend. The School intends to take up references on all shortlisted candidates before interview. The School reserves the right to take up references from any previous employer.

Equal Opportunities

It is the School's policy to employ the best qualified personnel and to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of their race, colour, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, religion or religious belief, disability or age.

All new posts within the School are subject to a probationary period.

Rated 'Best Independent Prep School in Bristol and the Wider South West Area'

November 2016

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Fairfield School

Fairfield Way

Backwell

Bristol BS48 3PD

Fairfield is accredited by the Independent Schools Council, affiliated to the Independent Schools Association and the Association of PNEU Schools.

Fairfield PNEU School (Backwell) Limited is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 814684. The company is established for charitable purposes. Charity No. 310215.

Classroom, class and staff photographs reproduced with permission from Dave Pratt Photography; Whole school and individual staff photographs reproduced with permission from Colorfoto Ltd.

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