About Hackney Education
Hackney Education is the Education Services department within Hackney Council. It provides a range of statutory and traded services to support the education of children, young people and adults in the borough. Our vision is to provide excellent education for every child, young person and adult learner.
Hackney Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Positions at Hackney Education can be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
Details of the role
Job title Nursery Education Officer
Salary Scale 5 £26,544 to £28,005
Terms and Conditions Full time, Permanent/Fixed term (MAT cover)
We are seeking to appoint Level 3 (minimum) qualified, experienced, self-motivated Nursery Education Officers, to join our vibrant children’s centre team.
Two Nursery Educations Officer Jobs (1 MAT Cover 12 months, 1 Permanent) in our exciting good and outstanding Children’s Centres across Clapton Park Children’s Centre, Ann Tayler Children’s Centre and Hackney Forest School.
At Hackney Education, we know just how exciting Hackney's future looks. A future that's largely going to be determined by today's younger generation - the very people we're working so hard to help and develop. Through our Children’s Centre and in partnership with many other exciting local initiatives, we deliver early year’s education and integrated services across
Hackney and you can help us build on this potential.
We are looking to appoint 2 Nursery Education Officers to join our outstanding team to improve the outcomes for children in Hackney. Your role will be to help us achieve a safe, healthy and stimulating environment where activities enable children to grow and develop in line with good practice standards. As an excellent communicator, you will need to be enthusiastic and comment on rising standards.
We believe that every child is unique and born with their own creative potential. We aim to support our diverse community of children and families to achieve their aspirations and we work in partnership with a range of services, to provide a welcoming, safe and open environment.
These are ideal positions for experienced professionals looking to be an integral part of a team within a setting that provides an outstanding personal service to diverse families in the community. Significant professional experience of working within a culturally diverse educational childcare environment is essential. You must have good interpersonal and relationship building skills and possess good assessment skills.
An NVQ3 qualification in childcare learning & development or equivalent is essential for this role.
You will be required to work flexible hours as the centre operates a shift system.
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.
DBS check required for this role: Yes