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Barton Farm Primary Academy

Part Time Preschool Practitioner Roles

Closing date: 21/06/2024 at 17:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: B Grade £8,122 -£8, 236 (FTE £22,737-£23,058) C Grade £8,257-£8,623 (FTE £23,115-£24,140)

Salary Pro-Rata: 8122

Hours of Work: Mon -Fri: 15 hours 10.30am until 1.30pm. Extra hours may be available during term time and during school holidays .(minimum 40 weeks per year)

Location of Role: Barton Farm Primary Academy

Job/Person Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for budding Preschool Practitioners to join our team in our newly opened Preschool ‘The Beehive’ at Barton Farm. This is a unique opportunity to be a key part of our exciting new venture. As a newly opened setting within an outstanding school there is a wealth of opportunity for training, development & support.

The successful candidates will play an important role in realising the vision for our lovely new preschool based at our outstanding school in Winchester. Having recently opened, we are already looking to expand our staff team due to our popularity.

We are looking for team players who are passionate about supporting young children to reach his or her true potential. You may already have an Early Years qualification or you might be looking to undertake a level 2 or level 3 course or an apprenticeship, either way, want to hear from you!

In return for this dedication and commitment, we offer a strong and supportive working environment – we love to have fun! We are looking for candidates who are excited by the challenges and rewards of working with children aged 2-4 years old, and who want to be part of the future shape of our growing provision. We offer excellent professional development opportunities and have exciting plans to develop the pre-school as an outdoor setting.

Staff discount available for dependents & preferential admission to Barton Farm Primary.

I am really proud to be part of the University of Winchester Academy Trust which is currently a family of 5 schools.  Our sponsor, the University of Winchester, is recognised for its outstanding practice in education and our partnership work with the other schools and nurseries in our Trust offers support and further career opportunities for our entire staff team.

To enable you to fully understand what Barton Farm has to offer you, I would encourage you to come and meet me. I would be delighted to welcome you to the school to answer any questions you may have. Please contact Maria Jones at [email protected] to arrange an appointment.

The successful candidates will:

We would welcome applications from candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in childcare and or teaching. You may not be the finished article yet, but if you are excited to learn and want to create a safe & welcoming environment get in touch!

We can offer the successful candidates an opportunity to work for a dynamic multi-academy trust in an attractive, welcoming and friendly working environment. Based at Barton Farm, you will be part of a much bigger family, with colleagues keen to support you in your new role. We will also provide training where appropriate for the candidates.

Application Procedure

Applications should be on University of Winchester Academy Trust application form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school or nursery, please ensure one of your references is from your current employer. Application forms and further information about the school can be found on the Barton Farm Primary School website: https://bartonfarmacademy.co.uk/News/Vacancies/


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday 21stt June 2024. Please indicate clearly on your application which post you are applying for. 

For an informal conversation about the post or to arrange to meet our Headteacher, Nicola Wells, please contact Maria Jones by email at [email protected]

Completed application forms should be returned by the closing date to Nicola Wells, Headteacher via email at the above address. Alternatively, a paper copy sent to Barton Farm primary Academy Glazier Road, Kings Barton, Winchester, SO22 6HS.

Disclaimer: We reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Safer Recruitment

The University of Winchester Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks, including Children’s Barred List. Online Search: Prior to interview, an online search will be carried out on information that is publicly available as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

About us

Address: Glazier Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6HS

Telephone: 01962 798844

Website: https://bartonfarmacademy.co.uk/

Application form