Early Support Educator - G3-G4

Harrow Council
£18,270 to £21,768
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Early Support Educator G3 - G4 HAR-006586

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Early Support Educator to join Early Support to identify and support the needs of children, young people and their families before they require more intensive specialist interventions. The post holder will work with babies, very young children, children, young people and their families to improve their outcomes through the provision of support and early intervention services in a range of ways including; children's group work, children and parent/carer group work, workshops, holiday activities, and on occasion individual work.

The post holder will report into the Early Support Hub Manager and join the Early Support - Pre-natal - 19/25 years team to support the work of Early Support practitioners; those carrying out key working functions, or other identified staff at the hubs in the provision of integrated care and education, parenting programmes, group work and a range of targeted and universal interventions planned to the key outcomes for children, young people and their families.

In addition, the post holder will work across an Early Support model of Children's Centre delivery and part of a one network model.

To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills and experience:

* Experienced in supporting agreed partnership work with the private, voluntary and statutory sectors of the community within the Children Services settings

* Ability to work alongside others, and at times under the guidance of the Early Support practitioners and co-ordinators and the management of the Early Support Manager.

* Knowledge of Special Educational Needs, requirements of Ofsted, and Safeguarding Children

* Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum/key stage 1 curriculum

* Used to working within a multi-disciplinary environment

* Hold an Early Years vocational qualification level 3 or above

* Proficient in the use of MS Office Tools including Outlook, Word and Excel.

* Ability to lift, carry and move children, equipment and resources.

* Ability to travel between sites

* Able to work flexible working hours including evenings and weekends.

* Able to travel between sites

Closing Date: 07 March 2017
Interviews: w/c 20 March 2017

For additional information please refer to the Role Profile/ Selection Criteria.