Directorate: Children's Services
Starting salary: JG4:- £20,092 per annum pro rata (£10.41 per hour)
Location: Based in North Somerset, Long Ashton
Hours: 32 hours per week (4 days)
Closing date: Wednesday 26 May 2021
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated Early Years Workers to join our outstanding team.
Do you want to work in a nursery where Children’s Centre core values are embedded alongside the EYFS? This means we work closely with the child’s family and have effective partnerships with a range of agencies including Family Support Workers, Social Workers and Health Visitors, towards improving the outcomes for our children.
You will need to have sufficient experience of working with children 6 months – 4 years of age and an excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS is essential. Our dedicated team continually strive to seek innovative ways to further improve, and develop practice. You will be responsible for a group of key children, ensuring their developmental needs are met, accurately recorded, following a ‘In the Moment’ Planning system.
At Early Birds we have excellent outside play areas, which provide a learning environment all the year around. The outdoor environment not only scaffolds and extends learning through play, but encourages children to take supervised risks, and also encourages problem solving.
The post is for 4 days per week, 32 hours post will require shifts working between the hours of 8am-6pm.
So, if you are passionate about children’s learning, and think that children’s outdoor play is beneficial to children’s holistic development, we want to hear from you.
We are a local authority run nursery which is committed to professionally developing our staff. Employees have access to council benefits which are detailed in the link below:
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Kay Smith, Nursery Manager or Lauren Roche Deputy Manager on 01275 888580.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Thursday 03 June 2021
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.