Early Years Childcare Practitioner / Nursery Nurse - Ridgeway Primary School

Burntwood, Staffordshire
£18,562 - £18,933 pro rata
10 Jan 2022
21 Feb 2022
Joanne Jelves
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Early Years Childcare Practitioner / Nursery Nurse

Location: Ridgeway Primary School, Grange Road, Burntwood, WS7 4TU

(within its Sunny Days Nursery)

Telephone: 01543 227170

Contract Type: Temporary (Maternity Cover)

Working Pattern: Whole year (52.14 pay weeks – with 24 days holiday entitlement)

Working Hours – 22.5 hours – 37 hours (37 hour FTE)

                            Variable Shifts 7am – 6pm

Salary:  £18,562- £18,993 FTE

Closing Date for Applications – Monday  21st February 2022

Headteacher: Mrs Joanne Jelves

The role – required from Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Ridgeway Primary School is seeking to appoint an Early Years Practitioner/ Nursery Nurse to work within our Sunny Days Nursery at Ridgeway Primary School to provide full day care for babies and children under 5 years.

The post will be for 22.5 hours up to 37 hours working on a whole year basis (with a holiday entitlement of 24 days). This is a maternity cover and will initially be for 9 months but has the potential to be extended further;

Sunny Days Nursery provides full day care provision for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years across a whole year.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 24 days (pro-rata);
  • Discounted childcare (if they use the setting for childcare);
  • Opportunities for further training as required;
  • Opportunities to work across all rooms (ages) within the setting;

Candidates should:

  • Hold a minimum of NVQ L2 or L3 Qualification or equivalent;
  • A thorough understanding of the welfare requirements of the EYFS;
  • Recent experience of working with children in a EYFS setting either in a paid employment or through placements;
  • The ability to work as part of a team;
  • Good level of English and Maths;

"This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions.

You will also be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, evidence of your qualifications and suitable references.

Please telephone the nursery office 01543 227168 for further information or to arrange a visit to the setting.

Applications should be made on the SCC Support Staff application form (a link can be found at the bottom of the advert). Applications can be emailed to headteacher@ridgeway.staffs.sch.uk or handed in at the main school office.

Closing date: Monday  21st February 2022

Interviews will take place week beginning 7th March 2022

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