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Early Years Practitioner

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: B&H04522
  • Published: Tue 30/10/2018, 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/11/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. Fixed Hours.
  • Salary: £17,681 - £18,672
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brighton
Advert introduction
Cherry Tree Nursery is one of Brighton and Hove City Council Children’s Centre Nurseries. We operate five nurseries across the City and provide a high quality service for children aged from 3 months to 5 years. We are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

Cherry Tree Nursery is located within Hollingdean Children’s Centre which has been purpose built to meet the needs of young children and their families. The nursery is open plan and provides children with lots of space to play and learn. We have a large garden space where children can climb trees, plant vegetables, ride bikes and explore nature. We have a play based approach to learning in a fun, happy and calm atmosphere.

Interview Date: Thursday 29th November 2018.
 
Main advert detail
We are proud of our staff who are qualified or working towards a qualification. All our staff share our passion for delivering a high standard of care to the children and provide exciting opportunities for the children to grow, learn and develop into confident young people and we are looking for a motivated and passionate person to join our team.

Applicants must have experience of working with young children in an early year’s environment; experience of delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS); experience of meeting the individual needs of young children and their families; demonstrate a passion and commitment for providing high quality care and learning opportunities; be qualified to a minimum Level 2 in early years and childcare and have excellent communication skills.

The role involves being a key person for a group of children; building relationships; being an inspiration to the children; supporting attachment building; ensuring the children feel safe; planning activities; maintaining records; carrying out observations; assessing children and supporting growth and development..

We provide a full induction and training programme and ongoing support in the form of regular supervisions and appraisals. Plus the many benefits that Brighton and Hove city council employees receive such as discounts from local businesses, and ongoing training and professional development.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
 
Contact details
For more information contact Eleanor Macey, Nursery Manager by email: eleanor.macey@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk or by phone: 01273 296052
 
Additional information
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove City Council do not accept CV/Resume applications, please apply online.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: B&H04522
  • Published: Tue 30/10/2018, 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/11/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. Fixed Hours.
  • Salary: £17,681 - £18,672
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brighton

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