Job Title: Nursery Practitioner
Responsible to: Nursery Manager
Post Grade: Grade D
Hours: 15 hours per week - 39 weeks per year including INSET - Fixed term contract to 31/08/2022
Interview date : TBC
This is a unique opportunity for experienced practitioners to join us in the running of a nursery and pre-school facility for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. The nursery will open in September 2021 as part of Great Oldbury Primary Academy. This is a chance to join a highly experienced and professional team with the aim of providing an excellent early years setting for local children.
The successful candidates will be passionate about working in childcare, supporting a team and someone who relishes the challenge of keeping practice current and relevant. The desired candidates must be passionate about children’s learning and development, have excellent communication skills, enjoy getting messy and embrace all aspects of learning indoors and outdoors, whatever the weather. A successful applicant must have a keen belief in a child centered approach and learning through play. They will share our passion for providing a creative curriculum and will share our love of open-ended investigation and exploration.
Great Oldbury Little Learners will benefit from being part of a multi-academy trust, the Gloucestershire Learning Alliance (GLA) which is rooted in a partnership ethos and a determination to ensure that young people receive an exceptional education. This provides enormous advantages for the successful candidates who will also have colleagues from a partner nursery to share good practice and collaborate and moderate with. This includes a programme of continuous professional development and the sharing of specialist expertise and advice. A level 3 early years qualification (NNEB, NVQ3, BTEC or equivalent) is an essential requirement. All applicants must have at least 1 year experience working within an early years setting.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure.
Great Oldbury Primary Academy 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.