We are looking for a Nursery Practitioner to join Blenheim Nursery in Orpington. This post will be working 36 hours per week, for 38 weeks of the year (Term Time).
Applicants with a full and recognised Level 3 qualification in Childcare/Early Years would be preferred. However, consideration will also be given to applicants who have a valid Early Years level 2 qualification and are willing to work towards a level 3.
Please note that for level 3 the pay scale is BR5 and for a Level 2 the pay scale is BR4.
We will also consider an unqualified candidate, with experience, who is willing to train and gain a level three. Unqualified candidates must be able to evidence working or volunteering with children under the age of five years. The pay scale for an unqualified candidate is BR3.
You will be part of a team providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children aged 0-5 years of age. You will have a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and be able to plan suitable activities for children of different ages and abilities.
You will need good communication skills to work with the children to develop their own language and to communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and other professionals.
The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance, and the right to work in the UK.
This term time post of 36 hours per week, will be working a shift rota between the hours of 7.45 am and 6.15 pm.
The salary offered is as follows:
Level 3 in Early Years and Childcare qualified: BR5 grade, FTE salary range of £21,237 - £22,525. Actual pro-rata salary range of £17,771.46 - £18,792
Level 2 in Early Years and Childcare qualified: BR4 grade, salary range of £20,875 - £21,237. Actual pro-rata salary range of £17,413.92 - £17,711.46
Unqualified but experienced: BR3 grade, salary range of £20,297 - £20,085. Actual pro-rata salary range of £16,928.46 - £17,413.92
Closing date Monday 8th November 2021 Interviews Monday 15th November 2021
If you would like to discuss this vacancy, please contact Caren Boiling on firstname.lastname@example.org