Do you have a high level of commitment to equality issues and have the ability to influence practice through proven experience of developing high quality practice in EYFS provision?
Do you hold a professional qualification relevant to the work of young children and families (NVQ L3 or above)?
Neptune Nursery is a well-resourced, established neighbourhood nursery, which caters for the Tilbury community.
This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Nursery Practitioner, with experience of working in a good or outstanding early years setting to join the team. The successful candidate will be part of the nursery team, working to improve the outcomes of some of the youngest children in the borough; by working closely with other nursery staff to ensure continuity of policy and practice, in particular the delivery of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2017), supporting and nurturing children to develop.
Applicants will have an excellent understanding of the welfare, learning and development needs of the 0-5 year old children and be able to communicate well with children, managers and staff.
For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Emma Dell at Neptune Nursery on 01375 858243.
A Disclosure and Barring Service Check at Enhanced level will be required for this post.
Thurrock Council and its Partnership Organisations are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Thurrock Council and its Partnership Organisations are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all Essential Criteria on the Person Specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most Departments operate a flexible working hour’s system.
Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
How to Apply
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