Pre-School Practitioner - #48961

Oasis Community Learning

Date: 1 week ago
City: Southampton
Salary: £17,857.66 - £18,895.86 per year
Contract type: Full time
Oasis Academy Lords Hill (Pre-school), Southampton
Hub (Community-based) Salary: OCL SCP 2-6 £20,972-£21,968FTE (£17,857.66-£18,895.86 pa actual salary) Basis: Part-time, Term Time Only Closing Date: 12:00 on Friday, February 23, 2024 Interviews: TBC

If you would like to make a difference in a child’s life, then come and join our team and help form the stepping stones in the start of their educational experience.

What matters most to us is that children feel safe and happy in our care. We want each child to leave our Pre-School with a love of learning and the possibility to succeed in all that comes next.

At the heart of everything we do, we aim to inspire, nurture and innovate in order to create brighter futures together.

Our offer to you:

When you join the Oasis family there are a number offers you will receive that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:

  • Clear career progression
  • Comprehensive training opportunities
  • Reduced workload through the Oasis curriculum resource bank
  • Integrated support
  • Access to free counselling service
  • Free eye tests
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan scheme
  • A lively environment with colleagues who care

The role and what we are looking for:

We are looking for a fun, enthusiastic, committed, and driven practitioner to join our team. The successfully candidate will be an experienced practitioner and will be able to show they have the understanding and experience to deal with challenges faced by some families in this community, with compassion and sensitivity while aiming for the highest outcomes for both child and family. They will have some experience in working with children with special, educational needs and disabilities and a good understanding of the EYFS and how to best deliver it. This role if for 35 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year).

  • Knowledge of the principles of working in a preschool setting
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation stage
  • Enthusiastic and effective team player
  • Understanding of children’s development and needs
  • Ability to work with parents and to encourage their involvement.
  • Calm and adaptable with an ability to work within a flexible and busy environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Support a child with additional needs.

The successful candidate will need to understand, share, and be committed to the Oasis ethos of inclusion, equality, healthy relationships, hope and perseverance.

Our Pre-School:

We are a Preschool in Southampton dedicated to supporting our children to reach their potential. We leave no child behind; our progress data is incredibly strong and it is attributed to the hard work of our staff and students.

We work together, sharing this educational venture with a common goal This has been noted in our Ofsted report, as we are a Good school – “Practitioners provide a welcoming, well-resourced and nurturing learning environment which promotes children's independence and self-confidence”. (Ofsted 2019)

Application Procedure

Please take time to look over the recruitment information contained on our website. Further information and an application pack can be found on our website.

All applications should be emailed to [email protected] or she will be very happy to answer any questions you may have or show you around the Pre-school. Contact number is 07976866480. Visit our website to find our more at

Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Category: Education Support Staff

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