Temporary Lead Practitioner - Applewood Nursery

College of West Anglia
King's Lynn, UK
24 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £16,360 - £16,867 per annum

Post Ref: 130024

Base: King's Lynn

Hours: 37 per week

This is a temporary role to cover maternity leave.

The College of West Anglia Applewood Nursery provides all day provision from 2 months to 4 years from its dedicated Nursery centre on the campus grounds. The Lead Practitioner plays a key role in demonstrating and delivering outstanding quality care within the EYFS framework, whilst inspiring other room staff to follow. The successful candidate will take specific leadership responsibility for aspects of the EYFS including English and Maths, Pupil Premium, LAC or SEN.

The successful candidate will be dynamic with great interpersonal skills and an ability to positively influence and motivate others. They will also support the development of future practitioners by supporting work placement students. The post holder will have other responsibilities as part of the nursery leadership and management team and be prepared to support any of the rooms in the facility.

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate willing to progress themselves in the Early Years sector. Applewood is looking to appoint the very best of practitioners wanting a challenging and varied role and to be part of an exciting period in the Nursery. Relevant Early Years' experience preferably in a nursery setting working with 0-2 years and leading a baby room is essential for this role. You must have Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE A*-C,4-9), or equivalent or be willing to obtain them. You must also have a recognised Early Years qualification at Level 3 or above.

We offer an excellent package including a generous annual leave allowance, plus five College closure days, fee waivers on some College courses, a contributory pension scheme, support with training and development and access to Perkbox discounts/benefits platform.

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Closing date for receipt of all applications: 12 noon, Friday 6 September 2019

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