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Nursery Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£16,422 - £17,985 dependent on experience
Location:
Little Learners Nursery,St Saviour’s, Verulam Avenue,
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week. 52 weeks- 4days a week (8 am - 6 pm) with one days rest.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
13/03/2020 at 09:00 AM
Reference:
SCH/20/122570
Vacancy Description

Nursery Assistant

Post available: Nursery Assistant

Salary: £16,422-£17,985 dependant on experience

Employer: Little Learners Nurseries of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s

Location: St Saviour’s Walthamstow

Contract Type: Full time (36 hours per week- 4 days 8-6pm with 1 rest day)

Contract Term: Permanent (52 weeks)                      

Closing date: 13th March 2020

Observations & Interviews: TBC

 

Little Learners Nurseries are growing and we have excellent professional development opportunities for enthusiastic and committed EYFS practitioners.

St Mary’s is judged as Good with outstanding features & St Saviour’s as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. We have recently invested heavily in new indoor and outdoor learning environments for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. We are looking to recruit a new member to our EYFS team to work with our babies (Aged 1-2 years) and toddlers (Aged 2-3 years). You will be an excellent Early Years Nursery Assistant, looking for an exciting opportunity to help the Nurseries to build.

 

You will:

  • Provide the children with a safe, secure and home like environment
  • Have a working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Operate a key person system and liaise with parents, carers, and senior staff
  • Plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs of this age group and each individual child’s needs and interests
  • Work as part of a highly motivated and professional team

 

Do you have:

  • An appropriate qualification and/or recognised by the DFE as full and relevant for the EYFS- level 2.
  • The commitment to provide first class childcare
  • The ability to promote good practice in a professional manner
  • Good organisational skills
  • A caring, kind and approachable manner
  • An understanding of how children develop and learn
  • Good English, Mathematics and ICT skills
  • The ability to work on your own initiative

We can offer:

  • A welcoming Nursery
  • 2 weeks paid holiday over the Christmas period, including an additional 4 weeks holiday and bank holidays.
  • Close links with the church and local community
  • Enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are eager to learn
  • Excellent career development
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Hardworking, motivated and positive colleagues

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau. References will be taken up before interviews are offered.

 

Contact information

Address: St Saviour’s, Verulam Avenue, Walthamstow, London, E17 8ER

Tel: 020 8520 0612

Email: Alison.brown@genesistrust.net

 

All completed applications should be returned to Alison Brown. Please request application pack should you be interested in applying.

 

Early application is encouraged as we review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the stated deadline​



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.