Ref. 56880

Nursery Education Officer

  • Location: South Hackney, England
  • Salary: £17.4 - £17.4 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a number of Nursery Education Officers to work in Hackney. These positions are initially for a period of 6 months and the hiring manager is happy to consider candidates working either 14 hours or 35 hours per week. The hourly rate is £17.40 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To devise and implement planned programmes of activities in line with the Early Years Curriculums to ensure each child has the opportunity to develop to their full potential within a day-care environment. This will include working in partnership with parents and carers, working with staff, team members and liaising with other agencies as required.

To be responsible for a group of children.

To prepare and present accurate written records for assessment reviews and case conferences as required.

Key Responsibilities:

      To plan and provide a range of educational and developmental opportunities for children aged 0 to 5 years, ensuring that each child’s needs are met.

Work with the nursery’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator to ensure that children with special educational needs are fully included in all aspects of the nursery curriculum.

To take Key-Worker responsibility for a group of children, including planning assessment and record keeping. Write children’s reviews and ensure they are prepared within the required timescale.

To foster and develop good relationships with parents and carers and to ensure that planning for their children is in partnership with them.

To promote and maintain a culturally sensitive environment. To ensure educational and developmental opportunities for children reflect their racial and cultural backgrounds.

To actively participate and be responsible for the organisation and implementation of a planned programme of activities which are in line with current legislation (DFES Foundation Stage for Learning and Birth to Three).

To help promote understanding of the aims of the centre among the children, their families and the wider community. To support the development of the centre as a community resource.

To assist in the Early Years Child Protection Procedures for identifying and monitoring children in need of protection. To assist in the preparation of observational reports for case conferences.

To ensure and maintain high professional standards of hygiene. To adhere to health and safety requirements as it relates to the Full Day Care, Guidance to the National Standards.

Participate in staff meeting, personal and group supervision, staff training and development days and external training as appropriate.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NNEB, BTEC Childcare and Education, NVQ Childcare and Education level III, DPQS, ADCE, or equivalent.
  • Experience: 1+ year of experience within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS check and references covering the last 5 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 14 or 35 hours p/w.

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