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Early Years Learning and Development Officer

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/858/9442
  • Published: Mon 20/07/2020, 8:03 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/08/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 - £30,510 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey

We are looking for a friendly, professional and customer focused individual who can work as part of a team. The role involves working with other professionals across the council to develop and maintain the new Early Years Training and Development Portal.  The candidate will be responding to stakeholders and other parties to ensure the smooth administration of the training booking system. They will also be responsible for liaising with and booking venues and supporting the Early Years Teams with administration of training and networks.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for the administration of the national Bookstart programme in Surrey and will liaise with other service such as Surrey libraries and national Bookstart Co-ordinators.

The Early Years Training and Development Portal is a new system that will run alongside the already developed Services for School system. The successful candidate will work alongside the Service for Schools Officer and key members of the Surrey Academy to ensure that systems are aligned and fully functional. Training in our systems will be provided but an aptitude for IT is essential.

The Position sits with in the Early Years Educational Effectiveness Team who have the responsibility to provide training, support and advice across the early years sector in Surrey.

Although the position is based at Fairmount House, Leatherhead the successful candidate will be expected to travel to other offices across the county.   There will be some home working, but this will be in discussion with the team manager.

Candidates will:

  • have excellent organisational skills
  • have strong administrative skills
  • be able to work to tight deadlines
  • have the ability to act on their own initiative
  • be a quick learner and able to work flexibly as part of a team 
  • have a good knowledge of IT systems
  • have strong communication skills with a high standard of spoken and written English.

For more information, please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this page.

Additional Information

Contact details

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Philippa Gray, Early Years Manager Manager on 078542110101.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday, 9 August 2020.

Interviews to be confirmed.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/858/9442
  • Published: Mon 20/07/2020, 8:03 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/08/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 - £30,510 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey

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