The University of Bradford's Nursery provision is seeking a highly experienced Area Lead, Early Years Practitioner for our 2-3 Years Toddler Room, with a minimum Level 3 qualification in Early Years Childcare. The candidate must have previous experience of working as a team leader or within a senior position, caring for children in a Nursery setting between the ages of birth to 5 years, and must be able to demonstrate they have the relevant practical knowledge required for the post as detailed in the Job Description.
The shift pattern will be 36.25hrs per week compressed over 4 working days between the hours of 07.30hrs and 18.00hrs to meet the needs of the service. The position will ideally commence through an induction period and handover period.
The successful candidate will be required to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, Ofsted and Local Authority care standards while planning for individual children's needs. You will ensure University, Nursery and Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are followed at all times, and that children are well cared for, nurtured and kept safe always.
Candidates must have good observational and planning skills, as well as an organised but flexible approach with a professional attitude. We are looking for pro-active team players with excellent literacy and communication skills. You will need to show a willingness to learn, working closely with the Management team to enable you to support and lead your area of provision effectively.
The University of Bradford Nursery has been operating since April 1992 with children attending either on a full-time or part time basis. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment which meets the individual needs of all our children and following an Ofsted Inspection in September 2019 we were rated "Outstanding" in all areas.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Employment records, references and qualifications will be verified.
Enquiries can be made to the Nursery Manager, Rochelle Smith via email, R.Higginbotham@bradford.ac.uk
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2022 Category: Professional Services