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EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER: Teaching, learning and assessment

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Early years practitioner Teaching learning and assessment 

NEW Schools Officer application form 

Join Hovingham Primary, Leeds, to inspire our children to ‘aim high’. We are looking for enthusiastic and innovative support staff to join our Early Years team.  

We pride ourselves on the number of opportunities available at our school such as trying new things which help develop your career – so that you can Aim High!  Our vision is simple, to be a great school with a great team, with an ethos underpinned by our values: respect, tolerance, perseverance and creativity.

We are set in the developing inner-city community of Harehills, we're lucky enough to serve the children that make Leeds a diverse metropolis of language and culture, with over 41 languages spoken, 759 NOR and a staff team of 100, we are not your ordinary school, which is why we are looking for the extraordinary.

Candidates need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child; removing the stubborn learning challenges that many of our children face so that every child succeeds.

If you share the same passion for inspiring the next generation, then apply below! 

Your opportunity:

  • As part of Team Hovingham, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in Leeds, rising to the challenges and opportunities of the area we serve.
  • With a multitude of opportunities to progress your career and outstanding CPD.

What we are looking for:

  • We are look for talented individuals who have a passion for working in an early years setting. We want exceptional Early Years Practitioners (Teaching & Learning) who have a desire to contribute to the development of our great school.

If you would like to have a tour of the school in advance of making your application please contact Anna Lattimer on 0113 2489537 or:


The closing date is 9am on 27th June 2022

Please return completed applications to recruitment@hovingham.org

Interviews will take place week commencing 1st July 2022.  

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check (formerly Criminal Records Bureau disclosure).

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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