Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JG4:- £19,554 per annum
Location: Based in North Somerset
Hours: 37 hours per week, Long Ashton
Contract: Fixed term Maternity leave cover, 12 months or until postholder return
Closing date: Wedsnesday 25th March 2020
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated Early Years Worker to join our outstanding team.
Do you want to work in a nursery where Children’s Centre core values are embedded alongside the EYFS? This means we work closely with the child’s family and have effective partnerships with a range of agencies including Family Support Workers, Social Workers and Health Visitors, towards improving the outcomes for our children.
You will need to have sufficient experience of working with children 6 months – 4 years of age and an excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS is essential. Early Birds Nursery is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, and our dedicated team continually strive to seek innovative ways to further improve, and develop practice.
At Early Birds we have an excellent outside play areas, which provides a learning environment all the year around. This extensive environment not only scaffolds and extends learning through play, but encourages children to take supervised risks, and also encourages problem solving.
So, if you are passionate about children’s learning, and think that children’s outdoor play is beneficial to children’s holistic development, we want to hear from you.
We are a local authority run nursery which is committed to professionally developing our staff. Employees have access to council benefits which are detailed in the link below:
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Kay Smith or Lauren Roche on 01275 888580.
Anticipated interview date: Thursday 2nd April 2020
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.