East Ham Children’s Centre
Best Start in Life
Early Years Practitioner (Outreach Worker)
Required: As soon as possible
Pay scale: Scale 5: £22,284 - £24,267
36 hours, 52 weeks
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Early Years Practitioner(s) who will be part of the Children’s Centre teams in the East Ham Community Neighbourhood. Applicants looking for a job share will be considered.
Altmore Infant School and Children’s Centre work in collaboration with Oliver Thomas Nursery School and Children’s Centre as part of the East Ham Neighbourhood Provision.
Our focus is on ensuring families in our area are able to access Newham’s Best Start in Life Guarantee by delivering programmes, workshops and sessions offering evidence based advice and guidance to improve outcomes for families with children from 0-5 years.
This is an integral role within our organisation. You will plan and lead on the delivery of some of our family learning sessions as well as delivering family learning packages from within the home environment; linking with local schools and community venues; outreaching to families and advertising the services available to families with children under five.
The successful applicant will need to be very flexible, have an enthusiastic approach and be able to work collaboratively and sensitively across our neighbourhood. They will be professional at all times, with a particular awareness of confidentiality.
Good communication skills, excellent recordkeeping and teamwork are essential.
This position will be based at Altmore Children’s Centre.
Altmore Children’s Centre is part of the Altmore & Lathom Schools Federation, a popular, inclusive and very successful group of settings serving a vibrant, diverse community in the heart of East Ham.
Altmore Infant School and Children’s Centre are based on the same site and we work in partnership with other agencies, local settings and schools to ensure the very best outcomes for children and families.
We are committed to providing the Best Start in Life Guarantee to improve outcomes, reduce inequalities and to help enrich the lives of children and families in East Ham.
Visits are warmly welcomed; to make an appointment, please contact: Karen Higgins Assistant Head on 020 8472 3555
Closing date: 21st January 2019
Interviews week of: 28th January 2019
The schools in Newham are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disqualification declaration questionnaire maybe required for this post.