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The Aldgate School is a unique Church of England school in the heart of the City of London. Our School was founded by Sir John Cass over 300 years ago and to this day we remain proudly supported by our trustees, the Portal Trust.  The Aldgate School is the only maintained school in the City of London and we enjoy many benefits from this unique relationship. 

Our aim is to provide an exceptional education for every child. To nurture their talents, strive for excellence and inspire young people to learn in a safe and caring environment where everyone is valued. We believe education is a partnership between home and school.

Our Vision
Our vision is that every member of our school community will develop a questioning approach to faith, grounded in the principles of Christian hope, which prompts everyone to seize every opportunity for growth, to look beyond themselves and lovingly serve their community and the wider world.



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Early Years Practitioner Vacancy (part time) - to start February or soon after

Band C salary range: £8,333 to £9,219 inclusive of London weighting

19 hours per week, term time only.


The Aldgate School is a Church of England primary school with integrated Children’s Centre in the heart of the City of London. We want the very best for our children and families. We believe that every child at our school is entitled to an exceptional education which lays firm foundations for their future. We require an early years practitioner to help us deliver exceptional childcare and education. We can offer you the chance to work in a unique Church of England primary school- the only maintained school and the Children’s Centre hub in the City. Because of our special setting you have the resources of London on your doorstep. We’re open 48 weeks of the year and provide childcare for children from 3 months to eleven years as well as a programme of Children’s Centre services. We are looking for an enthusiastic and well qualified early years practitioner to join our team supporting within our 0-3 age range for 2.5 days per week. You’ll make a significant contribution to our Children’s Centre taking responsibility for ensuring a high standard of physical, social, emotional and intellectual care for all of the children in the our setting. You’ll work term time only but there is the potential for work during school holiday periods if you are interested. We operate a system of early or late shifts because our setting is open from 7.45am to 6.00pm every day.


The successful candidate will be:
• Suitably qualified- NQF/NVQ Level 3 qualification in childcare, an NNEB or equivalent.
• Able to demonstrate their proven track record of working effectively with children in an Early Years setting;
• Committed to their own professional development and further study;
• Organised and accurate in observations and assessment of children’s developmental achievements;
• Motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative;
• Articulate and committed to high standards for all children;
• Hard-working, a great team player and excellent communicator;

• Committed to applying child-protection and safeguarding procedures;


We offer:
• Excellent professional development with lots of encouragement to develop ideas and projects from a strong, experienced leadership team;
• A friendly and supportive staff team;
• A season ticket loan, iPad and other staff benefits;
• Excellent support to continue to learn professionally including funding for further training or academic study.
More information is also available on our website at


The application process:
• Applications should be sent to
• The application deadline is Monday 29th January, 2024
• Interviews will be held on Friday 9th February, 2024
• You’ll need to complete our application form including telling us why you would like to work at The Aldgate School and how your experiences and skills meet our requirements.

If you wish to discuss the role further or visit the school, please contact the school office on 0207 283 1147 or email



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