We require an Early Years Practitioners to work in our busy nursery at Jump Start Nursery. within Moulsecoomb Childrens Centre. We cater for children from 2 years to rising 5's. We would like you to be enthusiastic, caring and committed to the nurturing of young children. A sound knowledge of the EYFS is essential and a level 2 qualification or equivalent.
Fixed term for: 12 months to cover maternity leave
Interview date: To be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Laura Howe -Nursery Manager on 01273 290458.
About the role
Jump Start Nursery is one of Brighton and Hove City Council Children’s Centre Nurseries. We operate five nurseries across the City and provide a high quality service for children aged from 2 to 5 years. We are open Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm and Friday from 9am to 1pm.
Jump Start Nursery is located within Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre. The nursery is open plan and provides children with lots of space to play and learn. We have la arge garden space where children can grow vegetables, ride bikes and explore nature. We have a play- based approach to learning in a fun, happy and calm atmosphere.
We are proud of our staff who are qualified or working towards a qualification. All our staff share our passion for delivering a high standard of care to the children and provide exciting opportunities for the children to grow, learn and develop into confident young people.
We are looking for a qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our team. Applicants must have experience of working with young children in an early years’ environment; experience of delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS); experience of meeting the individual needs of young children and their families; demonstrate a passion and commitment for providing high quality care and learning opportunities; be qualified to a minimum Level 2 in early years and childcare and have excellent communication skills.
The role involves 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.
We provide a full induction and training programme and ongoing support in the form of regular supervisions and appraisals.
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.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
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.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.