Hours of work: 19.5 per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.05 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: 12 noon Friday 1 December 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Harlands Primary School and Nursery
Mallard Drive, Uckfield, East Sussex
Phone: 01825 764244
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
We are seeking to employ an experienced and qualified pre-school practitioner to join our Nursery team from January 2024.
The post will be for a minimum of 19.5 hours each week, three full days, with the possibility of some further hours supply cover.
The successful applicant be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent. Previous experience of taking keyworker responsibility will be considered particularly advantageous.
The youngest children at Harlands benefit from an exceptionally enabling environment both indoors and out. The care and education our pupils receive is enhanced by our team approach to teaching and learning. The Nursery and Reception classes work in close partnership to ensure seamless EYFS provision.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to working as part of this team and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework will be considered a particular advantage.
At Harlands we believe that every child is unique and learns best when they are feeling safe, secure and happy. We provide children with a range of opportunities to ensure they are all able to achieve to their fullest potential. Our children are inspired to learn about the amazing world around them, encouraged to develop a love of learning and given confidence to embrace new challenges. We support all of our children to become happy, independent, expressive, enthusiastic, sociable and creative individuals, instilling values that prepare them to become responsible citizens in society.
We look forward to welcoming a new member to our staff team and we actively encourage visits to enable potential applicants to experience our school first hand.
For further details or to download a job pack please visit the school's website.
Interviews will take place during the week beginning 4th December 2023
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.