The role involves supporting the room leader and leading in their absence, being a key person for a group of children; building relationships; being an inspiration to the children; supporting attachment building; ensuring the children feel safe; planning activities; maintaining records; carrying out observations; assessing children and supporting growth and development.
About the role
What we can offer you:
- working as part of a dedicated team
- opportunities to learn and progress by gaining qualifications or attending training days
- pension scheme
- nationwide discount scheme
- a fun fast paced environment
What we're looking for someone with:
- experience working with children
- a fun positive attitude to work
- passion to learn and develop
- minimum level 3 qualification
About The Nursery
Cherry Tree Nursery is located within Hollingdean Children’s Centre which has been purpose built to meet the needs of young children and their families. The nursery is open plan and provides children with lots of space to play and learn. We have a large garden space where children can climb trees, plant vegetables, ride bikes and explore nature. We have a play based approach to learning in a fun, happy and calm atmosphere.
As part of the application process we require you to answer some additional questions to support your application called 'Branching Questions'. These questions form part of the application process which you will find when you apply. Please read the document below 'Branching Questions Guidance'. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..