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SEN Early years Practitioner

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Job Description

Based near Botley, my client is looking to recruit a SEN Early Years Practitioner to join their friendly, busy team.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with an individual child on a 1:1 basis to maintain an in-depth focus on their needs, interests and development.
  • Ensure all their planning, profiles and paperwork is kept up to date in accordance with EYFS and OFSTED requirements.
  • Plan and implement individual learning plans.
  • Provide 1:1 sensory and language support.
  • Responsible to the SENCO.
  • Provide inspirational opportunities for children’s play and care, incorporating planned, routine and spontaneous activities which meet the needs of all children.
  • Responsible for ensuring progression and that the development of each child is recognized, recorded and shared appropriately with parents and colleagues.
  • Ensure that the physical and emotional welfare of the children remains the highest priority at all times, and report areas of concern to the nursery SENCO or leadership team.
  • To work in compliance with the organisation’s childcare policies and procedures.
  • To take part in training courses, conferences and nursery meetings as directed by management, some of which maybe outside of normal working hours.
  • To continually update knowledge of current childcare issues, legislation and practices.
  • Anything else reasonably requested by the management of the organization.
  • To act in the interests of your own safety & the safety of others at all times.
  • To follow all Safeguarding, Child Protection and Safer Working practice policies at all times.
  • Taking any concerns regarding a health or/and wellbeing to your line manager or senior management.


Person Specification

  • 2 years experience working with children
  • An understanding of the developmental needs of children.
  • Basic Knowledge of health and safety
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding good practice
  • Ideally have a Level 3 qualification in childcare


Location: Botley – Hampshire

Salary: : £9,552.15 – £10,366.92 per annum, dependent on qualifications and experience


Hours: 24 hours per week, (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 8.30am – 5.30pm), Term Time Only

Fixed Term Contract – January 2022-31st August 2023


Our aim is to contact all successful applications within 5 days of receiving your application. Should you not of heard within 5 days, please feel free to contact us to confirm that your application has been received.



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