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Deputy Nursery Manager (Early Years Teacher and SENDCo)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/562/23450
  • Published: Fri 06/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £28226 - £32798
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bright Start Nursery

Job introduction

Bright Start Nursery is a 55 place nursery located in the heart of Brighton and provides integrated early learning and care for children aged 0 to 5 years. With a welcoming atmosphere and dedicated staff, we aim to create a busy, vibrant environment and personal service.

We are looking for a Deputy Nursery Manager, who will also take on SENDCo duties, to join our team until July 2023.


Fixed term for: Until July 2023 to cover parental leave 

Interview date: 20th June

For an informal discussion, please contact Alex Paterson/Kate Linscott- Nursery Managers on 01273 29 1570.

About the role

Applicants must have Early Years Professional or Early Years Teacher status or Qualified Teacher status; experience and excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and of the Ofsted Welfare requirements; share our passion and ethos for working with and developing learning opportunities for young children; have experience and the ability to manage staff and take on management responsibilities; excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise and work with children, colleagues, parents and the local community; a good understanding of record keeping and working knowledge of information systems.

If successful, you will play a key role as part of our management team to lead and support staff in delivering effective practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You will lead on areas of practice and support the staff team to deliver goals. You will provide integrated early learning and care for children aged from 0 to 5 years; will work with the Nursery Manger to meet consistently high standards and will deputise for the Nursery Manager in their absence.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours 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.

 

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

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, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/562/23450
  • Published: Fri 06/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £28226 - £32798
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bright Start Nursery

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