Foundation Phase Development Officer

Recruiter
NFP People
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join a national charity as an Early Years Coordinator on their government funded project in Wales.
Our client is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries. They work in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners, to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.
Position: Early Years Coordinator (Foundation Phase Development)
Location: Ruthin, Denbighshire
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week)
Contract: Temporary contract, until 31st March 2020
Closing Date: Tuesday 9th April 2019
The Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Early Years Coordinator (Foundation Phase Development) to join our client’s Cymru team. The successful candidate will support the Welsh Government’s commitment to and the expansion of, the availability of a free part-time early year’s education (Foundation Phase) place to all children from the term following their third birthday.
The post holder will work closely with local authorities to deliver good quality provision where required. With the implementation of the Foundation Phase, the post holder will need to continually support the training and quality of the Foundation Phase early year’s workforce and provision.
About You:
The successful Early Years Coordinator will have experience of multi-agency working, within an Education, Early Years or Childcare environment. You will also have an understanding of Welsh Government national and local policy in Wales.
A self-motivated and organised team player, you will have enthusiasm for quality Early Years and childcare opportunities, as well as knowledge of the Foundation Phase Curriculum and current developments in the field of education.
You will be able to drive and have access to a car, with a flexible approach to working hours. A fluency in Welsh is highly desirable.
Our client is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and is actively opposed to discrimination in society
For Welsh Applicants - Open Google Chrome browser, in the top right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu, select Settings, scroll down and click Show Advanced Settings, in the "Languages" section uncheck "Offer to translate pages that aren't in a language you read" box
Other roles you may have experience of could include; Nursery Manager, Nursery Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Early Years Advisor, Foundation Phase

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