Starting Salary: £27,977 per annum
Job Level: Level 2 Zone 2
Work Location: Regents Park Children’s Centre, Augustus Street, London NW1 3TJ & Agar Children’s Centre, Wrotham Road, London NW1 9SU
Hours per week: 1 x 36 hour post and 2 x 30 hour post
Contract Type: Both 30 hour posts are Permanent - Term Time Only (over 39 weeks), 36 hour post is a 12 month fixed term contract - Term Time Only (over 39 weeks)
Closing Date: Monday 5th June2023 at 23:50
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Please note as this is a term time only role you will work a 39 week year as opposed to a 52 week year. This means you’ll receive time off during the school holidays (October, February, May, half term, Christmas, Easter and 6 weeks in the summer).
Camden is listening to everyone, including you.
We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. We are looking for innovative childcare professionals to provide high quality integrated day care and early education to children from birth to 5 years. You will be skilled in carrying out observations, assessments, recording children’s achievements and maintaining developmental records to a high standard.
We have exciting opportunities for Early Years Educators to join our well established teams providing high quality care and education in our outstanding and good settings across the borough. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative individuals who can enhance our teams to raise levels of attainment.
As an Educator you will work with a group of children, work as part of a team to plan and implement a broad and varied curriculum that meets the needs of all children attending our inclusive settings.
You will work with due regard to Safeguarding within our Child Protection Policy and Procedures reporting maters of concern to the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
We are recruiting for 3 posts in total at the following Children’s Centres;
- Agar Children’s Centre, Wrotham Road, London NW1 9SU (X 2 Permanent, part time 30 hours per week, Term time only posts)
- Regents Park Children’s Centre, Augustus Street, London NW1 3TJ X 1 Fixed Term, full time 36 hours per week, Term time only post)
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
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The successful candidates must hold a recognised Level 3 qualification in childcare or education. Experience of working with children from birth to 5 years is essential. You need to have a good level of written and spoken English in order to maintain developmental records, share children’s progress and complete assessments of children’s development.
To be considered for this post, we are looking for innovative childcare professional who is committed to providing the highest quality of care and education. You will be skilled in carrying out observations, assessments, recording children’s achievements and maintaining developmental records to a high standard.
The successful candidate will use and implement his/her expertise in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), have a good understanding of child development and learning to support and promote high quality education and care.
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Inclusion and Diversity
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