Specialist Pre-School Nursery Practitioner

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Phoenix Centre Specialist Pre-School, Barnett Lane, Wordsley, DY8 5PY
£10.43 per hour
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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Specialist Pre-School Nursery Practitioner (2 x Part Time – Permanent Posts)

Phoenix Centre, Wordsley DY8 5PY

£ 10.43 per hour (Pay award April 2024)

Work place Pension (Nest)

20 hours per week :- Monday to Friday ( Afternoons Only - 12.30 to 16.30)

Term Time only (38.5 weeks per school year)

The suitable candidates must have the following:·

An NVQ level 3 or higher qualification in childcare or equivalent,· Experience of working in Early Years.

  • Good understanding of the current Early Years Foundation Stage framework

Experience of delivering a high-quality learning environment through good interaction and planned activities based on observations

  • Experience of setting up a wide range of activities for all areas of learning, using observations from these activities to assess children’s progress, and plan further activities to support the learning and developmental needs of individual children· Good understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection, Health and Safety, Food Safety, Confidentiality and Whistle Blowing.
  • Experience of completing risk assessments, care plans and reporting accidents/incidents

The Phoenix Centre has a duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and to promote British Values and have a good knowledge of the Prevent Duty. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced criminal records disclosure from the Discloser and Barring Services (DBS) the cost of which will be met by the employer. Provide two satisfactory references prior to their employment.

Please see the attachment for an application form and Job description. Fill the application form in accordingly and email it back to nicky.bailey@dudley.gov.uk.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 23rd February 2024.

The Phoenix Centre is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’ www.dudleyboroughvision2030.org.uk

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan www.dudley.gov.uk/council-community/plan-policies-and-strategies/council-plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All www.dudleyboroughvision2030.org.uk and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough www.allaboutdudley.info

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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