Group Leader – Owlets (Maternity Cover)
Salary: £20,503 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week, 1FTE
Contract: Temporary (Maternity Cover)
Owlets is a brand new, purpose-built Nursery which opened in August 2019. It offers fantastic facilities on a beautiful site within the main University of Exeter Streatham Campus. The Nursery is part of the Exeter College Group and is a partnership with the University of Exeter.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to be room lead at our nursery and to provide excellent care and education under the Early Years Foundation Stage.
As part of the Nursery Management Team you will be responsible for the supervision and organisation of your room and ensuring all Health and Safety regulations are adhered to. You will also be required to undertake the daily duties of a Nursery Nurse, which include providing a stimulating, challenging and safe environment for children, providing curriculum plans as required, liaising with parents/carers and recording the learning and development of the children in your key group in their individual learning journeys.
The successful applicant will need to hold a recognised childcare qualification at Level 3 (such as NVQ in CCLD, Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce), or equivalent, and as a minimum have a wide range and breadth of experience of working as a Nursery Nurse with children under five years old for at least two years. You will have an in depth understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and have a commitment to the provision of high-quality childcare.
The Exeter College Group offers great opportunities for professional development and further training, as well as 31 days paid holiday each year.
For more information and to apply please visit our website www.exe-coll.ac.uk/college/jobs
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.
We do not accept CVs; no agencies please.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday 22nd November 2020 at midnight.
The Exeter College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The Exeter College Group is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.