Early Years Practitioners

The Exmoor Federation

Early Years Practitioners

EARLY YEARS LEAD, Fixed Term Contract until 31 August 2022, to start April 2021

26 hours per week, all year round

Salary Grade 12:12 starts at £22,183 (hourly rate £11.49) pro rata

EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR, Fixed term contract until 31 August 2022, to start April 2021

Min 26 hours per week, all year round

Salary Grade 15 – 14 (depending on experience) 

Grade 15.3 starts at £18,562 (hourly rate £9.62) to Grade 15.4 £18,933 (hourly £9.81)

Grade 14.4 starts at £18,933 (hourly £9.81) to Grade 14.6 £19,698 (hourly £10.21)

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring practitioners, who will work in partnership with staff, parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years.

The candidates will:

  • Have a flexible approach to planning and delivering activities to promote the development, enthusiasm and potential of all children in our fully integrated and inclusive nursery setting for all children aged 0-5
  • Be highly motivated, resilient and committed to securing the best possible outcomes for our children
  • Be positive, proactive and always solution focused
  • Have high expectations of yourself and the children you work with
  • Be a team player with a good sense of humour
  • Be willing to ‘go the extra mile’ for our children
  • Be able to use initiative to introduce interesting ways of learning
  • Have a commitment to their own professional development

The Lead role will:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 4 in childcare or equivalent

The Educator Role will:

  • Hold and NVQ Level 3 in childcare or equivalent

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed team who are passionate about their nursery and determined to see all children succeed.
  • A wonderful school and nursery environment with extensive grounds to enhance learning.
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference.
  • A commitment to you and your professional development.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS clearance is required.

Applicant deadline: By noon on Friday, 12 March 2021

Interview: 25 & 26 March 2021

Application packs are available by emailing aansell@educ.somerset.gov.uk

Candidates are invited to contact the nursery, and even with the current Covid-19 restrictions, we would encourage you to arrange to visit.

Please book an appointment via the school office on 01398 323231

The Exmoor Federation
Living and learning in one loving community
Little Owls Nursery, Fishers Mead, Dulverton TA22 9EN
email: ckamin2@educ.somerset.gov.uk
Interim Headteacher: Mr Chris Kamin BA(Hons)QTS

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    26
  • Salary
    £9.62 to £11.49 ph
  • Job Category
    Childcare
Job Location