Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.65 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Monday 23 May 2022
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Cradle Hill Community Primary School, Lexden Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 3BA
Phone: 01323 892 773
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team as we open a Pre School Nursery at Cradle Hill Community Primary School.
This role will ensure the safe and high-quality education and care for nursery children. You will be responsible for supervising Pre School Nursery staff on a day-to-day basis. You will also contribute to and implement all pre school nursery policies.
The successful candidate will:
- Be experienced in nursery level childcare including the planning of pre-school activities inline with the curriculum
- Have knowledge of child development and understanding of 'Birth to Three Matters' and the 'Foundation Stage' curriculum.
- Be motivated, organised and a positive team player
- Have experience leading a team and carrying out staff appraisals
- Be an excellent communicator
- Be an outstanding representative of our Pre School Nursery to our families and outside services.
- Be able to maintain and update accurate records and documentation
- Be pro-active and able to work on their own initiative
- Hold an NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education or relevant equivalent
This is an exciting time to join our fantastic team as we open a Pre School Nursery for 2-4-years old. We will be able to provide ongoing training and wider experience, a new and well-resourced pre school nursery facility and direct involvement in this new phase of our community school.
We anticipate the right candidate will join us from mid-end of July in anticipation of our Pre School Nursery opening in September 2022.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.