Early Years Educator

Camden, London (Greater)
£26,176 - £28,333 per annum.
15 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type


Early Years Educator

Early Intervention and Prevention

Contracts: 5 x FTC/secondment 2 year full-time, 1x FTC/secondment 12 months, 2 x FTC/secondment 2 years part-time18 hours.

Level 2 Zone 2

Salary: £26,176 - £28,333 per annum.

Location: Camden Children Centres and Nurseries.

Ref: LBC02274

Inspiring young minds to learn, achieve and have fun!!

About the Role: Camden’s Early Years’ Service have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and passionate Early Years Educators to join our friendly team to provide high quality integrated day care and early education to children from birth to 7 years within a multi-disciplinary team and in line with the requirements of the Early Foundation Stage.

Undertaking the responsibilities of a Key Person to a specific group of children, and provide a safe and stimulating environment, with reference to anti-discriminatory practice and in with due regard to Child Protection procedures and to report matters of concern to the Head of Centre.

About You: To be considered for the role it is essential that you hold an NVQ LEVEL 3 in Early Years Education and/or Child Care, have substantial experience working directly with children in a similar setting as the role.

GCSE English and GCSE Math’s (both grade c or above).

Possess excellent IT skills.

Have the ability to motivate yourself and others to find new, innovative ways to deliver a first class service to our community.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

If you have the desire and commitment we are looking for we would love to hear from you!!

We Invest, We Achieve, and We are Camden.

Please state on your application which post you wish to be considered for.

For You: Camden Council is located in the beautiful canal-side setting of Pancras Square, with a rich and varied heritage, exciting cultural scene, close to Kings Cross and St Pancras International station, ideal for commuters, it’s a thriving business community, with a strong sense of local community. It’s amazing Theatres, Bars and Restaurants make it unique, exciting and really quite special.

We have over 180 training development courses within Camden. It is a great place to advance your skills and our training and development is second to none.

You can expect a great range of benefits including season ticket loans, childcare vouchers and concessions in famous brand restaurants and coffee shops, discounted access to a gym and swimming pool located at our head office in St Pancras Square. Smart phones and Oyster cards for work related usage.

We offer you flexibility and agile working Agile to ensure a work life balance as well as an excellent pension package, competitive salary plus 25 days holiday per year (27 days after 5 years’ service). We have a committed management team, who are there for continuous support.

We also recognise and reward high performance, and salary progression is based on individual performance.

You can see full details of our excellent benefits at www.togetherwearecamden.com

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website: http://www.togetherwearecamden.com/section/discover/

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert and the “technical knowledge and experience” section of the job supplementary information form. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Reference Number LBC02274

Closing date: Sunday 5 March 2017 23:59.

Interview date w/c: Monday 13 March 2017.