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Playworker- Garden Village Nursery

Employer
Fierte Multi-Academy Trust
Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£11,480
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Sector
Education
Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

We are a fantastic, supportive, happy team that work together closely to provide amazing opportunities for all the children in our care and ensure that staff are offered continued professional development to suit individual needs and interests.

 

Garden Village Academy will open for Nursery and Reception aged pupils in September 2024 and then grow year-on-year up to Year 6. We welcome applications from suitably experienced Nursery Assistants to provide an enriched Early Years learning journey for children in the newly built community.  

 

With state-of-the-art facilities, the site also boasts abundant outdoor learning opportunities for children in a beautiful natural environment.  

 

Our vision for Garden Village Nursery and Care Club is to work in close collaboration with parents, the local and wider community to enable children to soar to excellence.  To find out more information about the role or to arrange a visit to the setting please contact S Shilling on info@opoj.fierte.org

 

Job Summary

 

Garden Village Nursery and Care Club are recruiting for a Playworker to work in a fun stimulating Care Club as part of the new Academy School.

 

The key-duties of a Playworker include;

 

  • Provide a safe, stimulating environment for all the children with creative and appropriate play opportunities
  • Play and support children's learning Liaise with parent's and other professionals
  • Work as part of a team.

 

 

In addition to fulfilling the Person Specification, the successful candidate will:

  • be ambitious;
  • have high aspirations for every child in our care club, and strive to ensure that every second of their journey is magical, memorable and of the highest possible standard; be committed to their own professional learning;
  • be able to contribute and support the care club relentless drive to enable limitless possibilities for every child;
  • be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people.

 

Job Type / Category

The contract is a permanent position working term time plus 5 training days, with up to 6 additional days in the holidays.

 

Benefits

 

Our Pride Our Joy / Garden Village Nursery have many benefits in place for staff.

 

  • Pay is reviewed annually in line with school support staff yearly increments.
  • We offer flexible working hours.
  • We offer the opportunity to be part of a NEST pension scheme.
  • You will be offered a competitive salary, training, and comprehensive mentoring program to support you in your job role and provide you with the necessary skills to progress within your childcare career.
  • We promote whole team days where we focus on promoting teamwork, developing professional knowledge and skills, and having fun.
  • As part of a larger team there are always opportunities for career progression As part of the Fierte Multi Academy Trust we benefit from the expertise and support available to us and operate under their values

 

How to apply

Applicants should submit a completed application form to hr@fierte.org by the closing date.  This can be found at the bottom of the advert below under Supporting Documents for Playworker.

 

Please note that CV’s will NOT be accepted.

 

Application timeline

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2024

Shortlisting:  Monday 24th June 2024

Interview will take place: w/c 8th July 2024

 

Please note if you have not received communication inviting you for an interview within ten working days of the closing date of the post, you can assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We thank you for your interest in the nursery and encourage you to apply for suitable vacancies in the future.

 

Safeguarding Statement

 

Fierté Multi-Academy Trust and Our Pride, Our Joy Nursery and Care Club 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 record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children.

 

It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity.

 

A copy of Our Pride, Our Joy Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here

 

Our Pride, Our Joy Ltd - Policies (fierte.org)

Supporting Documents for Playworker- Garden Village Nursery

Company

Company info
Location
Violet Way Academy
Violet Way
Stapenhill,
Burton on Trent
Staffordshire
DE15 9ES
GB

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