Reports to: Nicola Brimble, Head of Nursery
Working hours: 20 hours per week (over 2 days: Monday and Friday)
Salary: £8,800 (£17,600 pa pro rata)
Probationary Period: 6 months
Work Location: Raised in Easton (at Easton Community Centre)
Raised in Bristol provides children’s nurseries in community owned spaces. We want to help local communities prosper and by working in partnership with community organisations, we can achieve local impact and be accountable to the local community.
Our business model is also designed to support the sustainability of our host community organisations by paying a rent (as a long-term anchor tenant) and by donating a large proportion of our profits. This will mean that social and economic wealth is recycled in each community in which we operate.
It is Raised in Bristol’s intention to open several nurseries across Bristol and Raised in Easton, at Easton Community Centre, is our first. We want the children of different communities across Bristol to grow up feeling a stronger connection to their own neighbourhood as well as to the wider city.
We will be opening Raised in Easton on 2 January 2018.
Purpose of role:
Working as part of the Raised in Easton nursery team to plan, deliver and evaluate activities and learning experiences for a group of children aged 1 – 5 years. To observe and support the development of the children and ensure their safety and welfare.
Minimum NNEB, NVQ Level II (Childcare & Education), BTEC (Childcare) or equivalent, or higher qualification
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – essential evidence
Up to date first aid and child protection qualifications
Maths / English GCSE grade C and above
Skills & Experience
Experience in a group setting working with 1-2 year olds and / or 3-5 year olds
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of: child protection procedures; health and safety procedures, nursery records, child development, play and learning
Good standard of English – spoken and written
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of early years curriculum; anti-discriminatory practices ICT
Knowledge of statutory requirements and legislation
Knowledge and understanding of child development
Ability to relate to the EYFS Framework
A level of commercial knowledge and understanding
Honest and reliable
Energetic, enthusiastic, nurturing
Accountable and able to use initiative and take responsibility
Flexible and ready to embrace change and development
Able to build and maintain relationships with parents and other professionals
A passion for creating the best start in life for children
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Curriculum & Quality:
Community Engagement and Customer Service:
Child Protection, integrated working and promoting the welfare of the child:
N.B. This job description is not exhaustive and will be periodically reviewed, in consultation with the post holder, and amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.