Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £14,020 per annum (FTE: £18,135 per annum)
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 3-19
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Swindon Academy, Beech Avenue, SN2 1JR
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


Early Years Practitioner

Swindon Academy are looking for an ambitious and hard-working individual to join a busy team. The purpose of the role is to work under the guidance of the Room Lead to support teaching and learning in the classroom. You will also provide general support to the Room Lead in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom and assist the Room Lead in creating and maintaining a safe, purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.

At Swindon Academy

We take a ‘balanced’ teaching approach in our Nursery, blending adult instruction with play-based, child-led, relational approaches. We believe that incorporating adult-scaffolded learning objectives can effectively support all areas of learning and enables our children to make good progress.

Our planning and teaching includes extensive support for communication and language development. Our practitioners provide clear support for extending children’s oral language, vocabulary, oral comprehension, and sentence repetition.

We ensure that role play, and small group times offer deliver sustained conversation and language development and offer opportunities to hear and practise language.

We make sure that our children experience diverse vocabularies within a language-rich environment and plenty of opportunity for songs and nursery rhymes.

This is part-time, term time only role. You will be working 33.75 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

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About Swindon Academy

Our academy is an ambitious learning community, where everyone is determined to outperform their previous best. Detailed planning enables us to deliver a rigorous and challenging curriculum. Outstanding teaching fosters independent, creative and resilient learners who gain a mastery of maths and are able to communicateconfidently and effectively.

High achievement, accelerated and sustained progress and the pursuit of excellence are underpinned by robust support structures and quality care and guidance. We provide leadership and development opportunities which value and bring out the best in everyone in an atmosphere of pride, respect andenthusiasm.

Strong partnerships and a reputation for innovation and excellence ensure Swindon Academy is the school of choice in our community and beyond.