LEAD EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR
Department: Children Services
Salary Details: £20,218 - £20,363 per annum
Advertising End Date: 13 May 2022
About The Role
We have a great opportunity for a Lead Early Years Educator to join our team at Ladybirds Nursery, based in Runcorn. If you are ready for the next career step to be a room lead, making the learning environment fun, enjoyable, creative for the children in your care, then this is the role for you!
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:
* 50% discount on childcare places
* 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
* As the Lead Early Years Educator, you will 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.
* To be responsible for curriculum planning within the setting and to oversee the provision, in the absence of the Assistant Manager and Manager.
* Minimum Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification or equivalent.
* Post qualification experience in working in early education and childcare.
* A sound understanding of child development and children's needs with an ability to plan and implement the curriculum in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage, taking into account the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice, safeguarding procedures and equality and diversity considerations
* 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: 40
Weeks per year: 52
Virtual interview date: Monday 23rd May 2022
Please note our virtual interviews take place via Microsoft Teams, you may need to download this prior to your interview