Full Time Early Years Practitioner post available at The Red House
The Red House is an independent Nursery for children aged 2 to 4+ years with a diverse teaching team that is committed to providing the 'best possible' experiences for children and their families. Situated in a detached house where the warm homely environment reflects our ethos, we are a community, working, learning, being and existing together on a daily basis. We constantly engage with educational research both our own research and others’, ensuring that everyone who works with us is challenged and inspired by original ideas and alternative ways of re thinking early years practice. If you are motivated to constantly reflect on your practice - constantly re-imagine your pedagogy through working collaboratively with children and colleagues then you may be interested in one of the three posts available. An enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a team in an open plan environment will be an essential characteristic of any successful candidate. Consistently graded as an 'outstanding' setting by Ofsted The Red house is an open plan learning environment that is filled with diverse resources for example - open fires in the winter, clay, spinning wheel, sewing machines, woodwork, Bauspiel construction, always retaining a focus on naturally occurring resources/opportunities, both inside and outside the building.
This role is practice based and does not require any documentation/journals to be completed
37 hours a week over 4 days - 7:45 - 18:00
Salary £15,392 - £17,316. Cooked lunches are provided free of charge
Pension scheme available
6 weeks paid leave per annum + including bank holiday's - Pro rata
If you would like to visit The Red House prior to applying then please contact us and we can arrange this for you.
Closing date: Friday 31st May 2019
The Red House Safeguarding Statement:
we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Adults at Risk, and it is expected that all staff and volunteers will share this commitment. We have a robust recruitment and selection procedures in place to deter people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuitable for employment. This is to minimise the possibility of children and young people suffering harm from those in a position of trust.
The Red House Children's Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.