Senior Childcare Practitioner

Location
Wirral, Merseyside
Salary
Competitive rates of pay. Dependent on experience.
Posted
22 May 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
ref JMG
Sector
Pre-School
Hours
Term time
Contract Type
Contract

St Agnes Pre-School Group

We have vacancy, an opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our team starting in September 2017.

St Agnes Preschool group is  outstanding "pack away "community pre-school,

 based in a church hall, we work as a "not for profit" collective team.

Our Mission Statement

“ALL CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES,WHATEVER THEIR NEEDS,

ARE WELCOME AT ST AGNES ”

The Role

You will be a Senior Childcare practitioner.

Set hours are up to 36 hours  [term time only]

*plus you would be expected to do extra hours as required.

Competitive rate of pay; dependent on experience.

Job share could be considered.

 Essential requirements

Minimum Level 3 or above in  education and childcare qualification as defined by National College of Teaching and Learning or equivalent or qualification acceptable by OFSTED.

Understanding of play based approach to children’s learning and development.

Good knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation such as the current SEND Code of Practice , and the Equality Act,  as it relates to disability and early years settings.

Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
including your role and responsibility in child protection and safeguarding.

Good communication skills within the team, families and outside agencies .

Proven experience working with children 2 to 5 years.

Understanding of the Key Person role.

Experience of planning, observing and carrying out exciting activities with children, based around their interests. Current First Aid at Work qualification.

Desirable Attributes

Strong work ethic, dependable. A self motivated team member with a friendly and flexible approach, creating a good environment. A keen  interest in working outdoors with children and not afraid to get dirty!

St Agnes is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safe guarding children. 

Safety recruitment procedures operate. An Enhanced DBS check is required along with two suitable references.

Please email your CV to us at:stagnespreschoolgroup@hotmail.co.uk

We will notify you after the closing date if you have been shortlisted.