Early Years and Family Support practitioner.

We are looking for a qualified teacher or Early Years Professional to deliver our Early Development Groups and support our families.

Our Early Development Groups form the core of our early services and enable parents and carers to learn techniques to scaffold their child’s pre-school development, in a supportive and structured environment.

The groups are for up to five children with Down syndrome and their parent/carer and focus on developing a range of areas: fine and gross motor skills, communication skills, cognitive development and social and emotional awareness, and are carefully structured to support each child’s and parent’s learning.

We need someone who:

  • Is a qualified teacher or Early Years professional and has experience of working with infants and young children.
  • Has some experience and/or knowledge of working with children with special needs.
  • Is able to work with parents in a professional yet supportive manner.
  • Can liaise with other professionals and colleagues.
  • Is willing to attend training on working with children with Down syndrome.


Part time: one group per week. This is equivalent to 2 hours contact time plus preparation

Salary: up to £30 per contact hour/£60 per week depending on qualifications and experience

Annual leave: 5.6 weeks per year including public holidays.

Closing Date for applications: 30th April 2021

Interview: May 2021

Start date: June/July 2021

For more information and an application pack please contact our office:

Bradford (01274) 561308


Job Description

Application Form

Closing date: 30th April 2021 5:00pm
Hours: 2 plus preparation
Salary: £30 per contact hour
Salary Frequency: Per month
Further details available at: https://www.downsyndromebradford.com/
This job is connected with: Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Ltd