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Senior Early Years Educator

Posted: 11th October 2018
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: GBP10.50 - GBP12.00 per hour
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

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Senior Early Years Educator - City of London
Start date: 22/10/2018
£10.50 to £11.50 per hour
Short Term Contract
Children's Centre
Minimum Level 3 qualification in childcare/early years practice with suitable practice placements (e.g. NNEB Certificate, NVQ Level 3 - Childcare/Early Years Care, BTEC Nationals in Childhood Studies or equivalent )

- Minimum Level 3 qualification in childcare/early years practice with suitable practice placements (e.g. NNEB Certificate, NVQ Level 3 - Childcare/Early Years Care, BTEC Nationals in Childhood Studies or equivalent )
- Substantial post qualifying experience of working with children under 5 in an early years setting
- Educated to English GCSE (A-C) or equivalent or able to pass the Council's literacy tests

1.To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in your care and those you come into contact with.

2.To undertake child protection training at a level commensurate with role.

3.Through hands-on practice contribute to the development and maintenance of developmentally appropriate, child-centred, play-based provision for young children which provides the nurturing environment needed to promote children's emotional stability, independence, autonomy and creativity.

4.Foster positive relationships and close working links with the range of professionals in the children's centre in order to promote access to wider integrated services for all families and children and support a multi-disciplinary team around the child and family approach. This includes completing and using common assessment frameworks (CAF) and participating in Team around the Child (TAC) meetings where appropriate.

5.Develop and maintain a partnership with parents that value their contributions and involves them in their child's education, including support for the home learning environment and for ensuring smooth transitions and continuity for the child and parents into, within and out of the setting.

6.Act as a key person for a defined group of individual children providing each child with continuity of care throughout the child's time at the setting, in partnership with their parent/carers

7.Develop and maintain appropriate positive behaviour strategies with children.

8.Attend and participate in relevant CPD, share the knowledge and ideas gained with colleagues in the setting and lead on further development in this area if required.

9.Uphold the principles of good practice in inclusion and equal opportunities in all aspects of the role, supporting early identification and intervention strategies at all times.

10.Contribute to the development and consistent use of systems for planning, observation, assessment and record-keeping

11.Contribute to the development of relevant policies and procedures.

12.Draw on the expertise of colleagues within the setting, and outside agencies to meet the needs of individual children

13.Keep up to date with best early years practice, local and national policy

14.take responsibility for the development of a specific area of the curriculum or practice and report back to senior managers.

15.Undertake other minor and/or non-recurring duties appropriate to this post as directed by the Head of Centre/Deputy and lead practitioner including working flexibly (eg. weekends and evenings).

How to Apply

Have you got the personality and dedication to go above and beyond? If so, this is the position is for you!

If you would like to discuss this role in further detail, please do not hesitate to contact Eiram at FRCE Recruitment.

For more information about this role, or any others we may be advertising please contact Eiram Arif at The FRCE Group or send your CV via email.

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