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Senior Early Years Teacher and SENDCO - Alexandra Nursery School and Daycare centre

Salary: Qualified Teachers (Accomplished Range- Advanced range)

Salary range: T4 - T7   + TLR2 for SENDCO role

Status: permanent; subject to completion of 6 month probationary period

An experienced Early Years Teacher is required to work with children within The Early Years Foundation Stage in this Outstanding (Ofsted 2014) nursery school and daycare centre. The role will be based in the Nursery school on Martha Street, Bolton. This school and children’s centre has children and staff from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Many languages including English are spoken in the school which also has High Needs Base provision for children with special needs and disabilities.
The post involves the following

  • Working to teachers standards for accomplished or advanced range
  • To be able to demonstrate teaching skills that reflect Teachers requirements at accomplished or advanced level
  • To be the school SENDCO having “The National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination” qualification,
  • Responsibility for a key group of children, including planning and teaching for groups and individuals along with assessment and recording for these children
  • Leading assessment and  planning for learning across 2-5 age range
  • Leading curriculum development for a specified area to be agreed with the senior leadership team
  • Leading and supporting the practice of classroom assistants and early years educators
  • To be part of the senior leadership team
  • To support and cover for the head teacher when necessary

Key skills for the job.

  • Experience of working with 3 and 4 year old children in a nursery setting and an understanding of how they learn
  • To have a thorough understanding of the observation, assessment and planning cycle and to support teaching assistants with this.
  • Expertise and experience of working with children with SEND
  • A sound understanding and experience of working within the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To be able to work in an open plan environment and as part of a large team- supporting other staff
  • To be able to contribute to the work of the senior leadership team

The school was judged to be outstanding by OFSTED in March 2015. The daycare part of our provision was also judged to
be outstanding in March 2016. All staff are committed to providing the best education and care for all children and work
to a high standard. Working in our school will give opportunities to develop skills and understanding alongside a team
of experienced and knowledgeable practitioners. The successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible in the autumn term 2018 or by January 1st 2019 at the latest, subject to enhanced DBS and suitable references
Applications from disabled people and ethnic minority groups are welcome.

Applications will only be accepted from experienced early years teachers who must hold qualified teacher status and the national SENDCo award and work to school teachers pay and conditions. This school operates the council’s No Smoking policy. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

An application form and further details can be downloaded from:

https://www.greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/BN-SCH17778
 

or electronic and paper copies are available from:
Alexandra Nursery School, Martha Street, Willows Lane, Bolton BL3 4AH
Or telephone 01204 332678      email staff@alexandra.bolton.sch.uk

Full day interviews will be held on Friday 29th June - only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application forms to be returned to the Head teacher, Mrs B. Kenny by 5 pm on Thursday  21st June  2018. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Applicants must show how they meet the requirements of the person specification in their application form and supporting letter.

Nursery Manager for Little Forest Folk

Would you like to be a part of an “Outstanding” outdoor nursery organisation, recognised by the Queen for their innovation? We are providing 2-5 year olds with an exemplary early years learning experience to help them become the children most likely to succeed in today’s world.

We are looking for an experienced manager to lead an exceptional nursery team in South West London.

Come and join an adventurous and progressive nursery where you'll get to climb trees, toast marshmallows on a campfire, build zip wires, and laugh, love and play in the fresh air all day long with amazing children.

The Role
As Nursery Manager, you’ll lead an experienced and accomplished team using your existing skills, experience and passion for child-led learning. You will follow children’s interests and scaffold their learning in extraordinary and enabling environments for play-based learning. You'll love working with children, and although you'll be supernumerary, you will motivate, lead, role model to and inspire your team of practitioners and help them to grow as educators by spending half of your week in the forest playing with the children. You will manage a wonderful community of 32 children with your team of 10-12 adults. When you join our organisation, we will provide you with amazing support from our Back Office team. We want our managers to be inspiring leaders rather than pencil pushing paperwork operators so our Back Office team offer strong support by managing your HR, invoicing, parent enquiries and as much paperwork as we can take off your shoulders. Your job is to passionately lead and inspire your team to continue to offer children wondrous daily experiences and give them the childhood they deserve.

We offer exceptional training and a highly experienced mentor to all our managers. As a growing organisation there will always be opportunities for career progression.

Salary:£32,000 to £37,000 depending on experience

Location: South West London

What we look for in our ideal leader:

  • A minimum of Early Years Level 3 qualification or QTS
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Experience in forest schools or outdoor education (desirable)
  • A real passion for nature play and engaging children with the outdoors
  • Experience of working and implementing the EYFS statutory framework
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding children obligations
  • Someone who is highly organised, reliable and a driven team-player
  • Strong relationship-building and communication skills to build a rapport with parents and practitioners alike
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changes, is flexible and uses their initiative

We believe in looking after the people who look after our children, so our educators enjoy a range of perks such as;

  • 28 days annual leave, inclusive of public holidays
  • 1 additional day of annual leave after each full year of employment
  • A day off on your birthday – everyone should spend their birthday eating cake, not at work
  • Funded overseas development trips to learn more about styles of pedagogy – potential trips this year include Reggio Emilia, Sweden and Iceland
  • The opportunity to work for a week a year in beautiful Tuscany
  • Competitive salaries
  • Funded Level 3 Forest School Qualification
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Professional development and in house training with leading names in the Early Childhood industry, such as Julie Fisher
  • A fit, healthy, active job
  • Discounts at our favourite outdoor retailers

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to join our exciting venture.

To learn more about what we do at Little Forest Folk, feel free to find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/littleforestfolk or try our website on www.littleforestfolk.com. Should you have any questions about the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Privacy notice for job applicants can be found on our website here: http://www.littleforestfolk.com/careers/

Closing date: 22 June 2018  

Early Years Teacher - Tunstall Nursery School and Children's Centre, Croydon

Required for September 2018 / January 2019

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Early Years Teacher to join a team of hardworking, dedicated and supportive staff in an outstanding setting. We are a multi-cultural school community with an excellent outdoor learning environment and Forest School. We are committed to a high quality early education for all children.  

Visits are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting our admin team, on 020 8654 0371.

Further information is on our website: http://www.tunstall.croydon.sch.uk/about-us/vacancies/

Closing date: 18th June but may be extended

Children’s Centre Early Years Educator Level 2 - Holmewood, Maytree and Triangle Nursery Schools’ Federation

Executive Headteacher: Rachel Hedley
The Weir Link and Tree House Children’s Centres
Children’s Centre Strategic Partnership Manager: Bettina Wilhelm-Exley

Posts: Children’s Centre Early Years Educator Level 2
Contract: 28 hours per week, Pro-rata for Term-time only (39 weeks)
Grade: Scale 5 (Spine point 22-25)

We are a successful Federation of Lambeth Nursery Schools with Children’s Centres running from various sites, working to provide excellent early years education and support young children and
their families. We are looking for someone to lead our high quality Creche/Stay and Play provision for children up to 5 years old. You will be responsive to the changing needs of families and our
services and think creatively to achieve our goals - be involved!

Are you:

  • An experienced educational practitioner with Level 3 in Education and Childcare or equivalent
  • Strongly committed to supporting families with young children from a rich ethnic and social background
  • Ability to work across our Schools, Children’s Centres, 1 O’Clock Clubs, sometimes moving to other sites during the day and being responsible for working safely
  • Able to encourage parents to access family support and share responsibility for ensuring high participation at events and activities
  • Keen to work as part of a supportive, flexible and busy team and willing to take on new responsibilities and challenges
  • Good at problem -solving, have a “can do” attitude and work well under pressure
  • Confident IT skills with commitment and ability to developing them further
  • Interested in gaining valuable experience working in different settings.
  Experience:
  • Working in a nursery school/early years setting delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum is essential.
Further information:
Closing date for applications: 10:00 am Friday 22nd June 2018
Visit to session: 10:00 am Tuesday 19th June 2018 (please call to arrange)
Shortlisting: Monday 25th June 2018
Interviews: Thursday 28th June 2018
To obtain further information and a recruitment pack including a Job Description and Person
Specification, please email admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk . You will be expected to complete an application form and attend an interview. We strongly recommend you arrange a visit. Please contact Sam Muldoon on 020 8674 4901 to arrange this.

How to apply:
Please send your completed application form to admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk or post
to: Jacqueline Edwards, Holmewood Nursery School, 66 Upper Tulse Hill, London SW2 2RW.
Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.


The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs.
Applicants will be required to declare that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

   

Early Years Teacher/Teaching Assistants - Holmewood, Maytree and Triangle Nursery Schools’ Federation

Executive Headteacher: Rachel Hedley
Maytree, The Weir Link and Tree House Children’s Centres
Children’s Centre Strategic Partnership Manager: Bettina Wilhelm-Exley

Posts: Early Years Teacher (NQTs are welcome to apply)
Teaching Assistants (sp 10 - 14) FT - TTO

Contracts: Excluding the teaching post all salaries will be pro-rata for Term-time only
(39 weeks)
Hours: Support staff hours vary and can range from 8am-6pm. There may be
opportunities to work during the holidays for some of these posts.

We are a Federation of 3 successful Lambeth Nursery Schools with a large Children’s Centre running from various sites, working to provide excellent early years education and support young children and their families. We offer places for children aged 2 - 5 years olds and provide breakfast and after-school clubs. We are looking to fill the above posts across our all 3 settings.

Are you:
  • A highly committed, creative and reflective practitioner able to provide high quality education and care for young children
  • Able to effectively support young children and their families from a diverse ethnic and social background
  • Keen to work as part of a supportive, flexible and busy team
  • Interested in gaining valuable experience working in a wide range of settings.
Experience:
  • Working in a nursery school/early years setting delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum is essential.
Further information:
Closing date for applications: 10:00 am Friday 22nd June 2018
Visit to session: 10:00 am Tuesday 19th June 2018 (please call to arrange)
Shortlisting: Monday 25th June 2018
Interviews: Thursday 28th June 2018
To obtain further information and a recruitment pack including a Job Description and Person
Specification, please email admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk . You will be expected to complete an application form and attend an interview. We strongly recommend you arrange a visit. Please contact Sam Muldoon on 020 8674 4901 to arrange this.

How to apply:
Please send your completed application form to admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk or post
to: Jacqueline Edwards, Holmewood Nursery School, 66 Upper Tulse Hill, London SW2 2RW.
Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.


The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs.
Applicants will be required to declare that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

 

Nursery Teacher with SEND experience - Curzon Crescent Children's Centre

Three days per week in a mainstream class and two days per week in our additionally resourced provision for children with autism

Main Pay Scale with Inner London weighting
September start preferred but will wait until January 2019 for right candidate

‘The school implements the Early Years curriculum very effectively, with emphasis on the holistic development of the unique child. Children’s well-being and equality of opportunity underpin the whole curriculum.’ Ofsted Oct 2014


Do you want to make our ‘good’ Nursery Schools even better? Do you have a particular interest in working with children with a diagnosis of Autism? We are looking for an excellent teacher who is passionate about making a real difference to children’s lives. Applications from highly motivated and enthusiastic teachers are most welcome.
You will:

  • Have QTS and experience of teaching nursery aged children in a diverse community.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of autism and experience of supporting children on the spectrum.
  • Have the highest aspirations for children’s learning and family engagement.
  • Share our passion and enthusiasm for inclusive Early Years education.
  • Be flexible and willing to work across both sites.
  • Bring a desire to be part of a team and to contribute to the wider work of the Partnership.

We can offer you:-

  • A unique opportunity to work in a Partnership of Maintained Nursery Schools with fully integrated Children’s Centres and an ARP for children with a diagnosis Autism.
  • A collaborative working environment with a positive ethos which permeates throughout the Partnership.
  • Excellent facilities.
  • A learning community which values each person as an individual.
  • The support of a Governing Board and Senior Leadership Team that are driven to be the best we can be.

We share many key staff from a variety of professional backgrounds. We work together for the benefit of children and families and often train together, enabling all staff greater scope for professional development and growth. We strongly recommend that you come and see the provision at both our sites for yourself. In addition, please visit our partnership website at www.curzoncrescent.org.uk. 

Please contact:  Jackie Ashbourne on 0208 459 6813 to arrange a visit or for a job application pack.

If you wish to receive an electronic copy, please email: - admin@curzon.brent.sch.uk


All appointments are subject to satisfactory references. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service and associated checks.

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th July 2018 (8.30am)              

Interviews:  Monday 16th July 2018
 

Vacancies at Early Education

Volunteers wanted

Early Education has a wide range of volunteering roles.  Our trustees and branch committee members are all volunteers.  We also value volunteers to come and help from time to time in our office.  If you can spare time on either a regular or ad hoc basis to come and help us achieve our aims, we'd love to hear from you.

We are particularly keen to hear from you if you can offer expertise in any of the following areas:

  • marketing 

Opportunities include:

  • Assisting in the office - join our small friendly office team and help us with publications dispatch, membership liaison and events management.  As a benefit, you may get opportunities to sit in on our training and events.
  • Helping us develop our online resources - you could collate useful links and resources for practitioners and parents, act as an editor for blogs or book reviews
  • Join a current branch committee, or start a new branch

Interested?  Send us a quick email about your skills and experiences, and the kind of volunteering activity which would interest you to office@early-education.org.uk

Associates - freelance trainers and consultants

We have a rolling programme of recruitment for well-qualified and experienced trainers and consultants to join our team of Associates.  If you might be interested, find out more about our existing team of Associates and details of how to apply.