Hackney Education is the Education department within Hackney Council. It provides a range of statutory and traded services to support the education of children, young people and adults in the borough. Our vision is to provide excellent education for every child, young person and adult learner.
At Hackney Education, we know just how exciting Hackney's future looks. A future that's largely going to be determined by today's younger generation - the very people we're working so hard to help and develop. Through our Children’s Centre and in partnership with many other exciting local initiatives, we deliver early year’s education and integrated services across Hackney and you can help us build on this potential.
Linden Children’s Centre
Job title Room Leader
Salary Scale 6 (£29,544 - £30,618)
Terms and Conditions 1x Full time, Permanent + 1x Full time Fixed Term (MAT cover)
We are looking to appoint 2 Room Leaders to join our dedicated nursery team to improve the outcomes for children in Hackney. Your role will be to help us achieve a safe, healthy and stimulating environment where activities enable children to grow and develop in line with good practice standards. As an excellent communicator, you will need to be enthusiastic and committed to rising standards.
These are ideal positions for someone looking to be an integral part of a team providing a service to diverse families in the community. Significant professional experience of working within a culturally diverse educational childcare environment is essential. You must have good interpersonal and relationship building skills and possess good assessment skills. The centre also has Forest School designation and there are opportunities for you to access training to enable you to lead and deliver Forest School sessions.
The room leader role will see you taking responsibility for the daily supervision of your room, including supervision of the practitioners working there. You will, with the support of the teacher and senior children’s centre officer develop and monitor a quality curriculum in line with the EYFS. In return for a competitive salary you will also be committed to ongoing personal development.
An NVQ3 qualification in childcare or equivalent is essential for this role. You will be required to work flexible hours as the centre operates a shift system.
NB: This post requires an Enhanced DBS check.
If you are interested in this job and would like to know more please contact: Thelma Negash at Linden Children’s Centre on 020 7254 9939
Please apply via our website.
Closing date: Friday, 9 October 2020
Interviews: Wednesday, 21st October 2020
Hackney Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Hackney Education posts can be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age