Early Years Teacher
Location Exeter Devon
Salary: £23426 - £25749 per annum depending on experience.
Perks: We have some of the best employment terms and benefits package in the sector, including generous leave entitlement, paid time off to deal with family emergencies and paid maternity leave – as well as lots of benefits to save you and your family money and to save for your future. Check out more on our careers portal.
Contract/hours Permanant Full Time 40 hours per week on a 8 hour shift pattern.
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We are proud to be part of the Action for Children family, a national children's charity and our success in Spring makes a difference. With over 150 years of experience in caring for children and young people, we are an award-winning quality and ethical provider. Any profit we make is aligned to support vulnerable children and young people in need across the UK, through the work of Action for Children. We believe all children deserve the best early start in life. It's our mission to be the best provider of outstanding quality early education to children throughout the UK, that is accessible to all. We are looking to learn, have fun and make friends in our bright and engaging settings.
We're looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Early Years Teacher to join our team at Spring Cedars to raise the quality of the early years provision at a Spring nursery setting by delivering and leading on high quality teaching of the Early Years Foundation Stage and providing outstanding care of our children.
The Early Years Teacher forms part of the setting leadership team, alongside the Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager. You will act as the third in charge and manage the day to day running of the nursery in the absence of the Manager or Deputy.
What you will need:
Our successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and pro-active mindset with a positive attitude and have the ability to form strong and supportive relationships with parents, children and the team. Our Job Description outlines the requirements of the role, but the ‘must haves' are:
- Recognised Early Years Initial Teacher qualification or willing to work towards Early Years Professional Status will also be accepted.
- Eligibility for EYITT training is an undergraduate degree awarded by a UK higher education provider or recognised or recognised equivalent qualification.
- Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
- Experience of working and leading in an Early Years or School setting.
- Experience of planning observation and refelction of children and learning.
Talent pool: We're sure you've got what it takes to join our ambitious team. If you're unsuccessful this time around, we'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up that you might be better suited for. But feel free to let us know if you'd rather we didn't do that.
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We are passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce