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Early Years Assistant

Employer
Early Years Alliance
Location
DA8 2EB, Erith
Salary
£8,441 p.a. Inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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Function
Assistant
Sector
Charity, Nursery
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Job Details

About The Role

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about working with children and families and is looking for their first role within an early years setting. As an Early Years Assistant, you do not need to be qualified, however we will encourage and support you to obtain your early years qualification. This role is at our Northend Nursery based in Erith.

Northend Nursery is situated on the ground floor of Northend Children's Centre. Transport links are good, being a 20 minute walk from Slade Green Station and we are on local bus routes 89, 99 and 428.

What we offer:

At the Early Years Alliance staff wellbeing is a key priority and we believe in offering a range of initiatives that support all of our staff:

  • Access to a Learning Management System (LMS), 3 training days a year, plus personalised training plans for employees
  • Family Friendly Policies, workplace pension scheme
  • Nursery Management Information system to reduce paperwork (Family), and central admin support
  • Microsoft Office 365 Teams, SharePoint and online support
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, additional annual leave for long service
  • Enhanced sickness pay and paid bereavement leave
  • Access to qualified mental health first aiders and a wide range of wellbeing support.
  • Attendance to a National Conference, team social events and uniform
  • Can save up to 25% on 02 Refresh Airtime Plan if getting a new phone or tablet on 02
  • Recruitment Referral Payment Scheme - an introduction payment of up to £100
  • 10% discount on childcare places

Job purpose:

  • To be a proactive member of the team that provides a safe, stimulating, and inclusive environment in which children are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential.
  • To support the Nursery Management team in delivering high quality care following policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with young children, a friendly,flexible approach.
  • Willingness to undertake training leading to a recognised childcare qualification.
  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service

For the full of duties and the requirements, please download the job description which accompanies this advert. 

Hours per week: 16 

Weeks per year: 52

Virtual interview date: Monday 27th September 2021

Please note our virtual interviews take place via Microsoft Teams, you may need to download this prior to your interview.

About The Service

The Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation. 

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment.

 If you would like to know more about this setting, please visit https://www.eyalliance.org.uk/northend-nursery

Company

Mission

Ours is a constantly changing and challenging environment for many parents, children and childcare providers.  The Alliance, its staff and volunteers are committed to listening and responding to their needs, providing practical early years support and advice and representing their interests to policy makers.

Core values

The Alliance believes that the well-being and achievement of children should be a key priority for society. We will work at local, regional and national levels with policy makers, parents, practitioners and children to achieve this end.  The Alliance works on a not for profit basis, independent of political or other influences through inclusive and democratic principles.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
02076972500
Location
Early Years Alliance
50 Featherstone Street
London
London
EC1Y 8RT
GB
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