Vacancy | Out of School Practitioner (3 posts)

Title Out of School Practitioner (3 posts)
Hours Up to 23 and a half hours per week, 38 weeks of the year
Salary Up to £22,476 per annum pro rata
Organisation Dovedale Nursery
Closing Date 30/06/2024
Job Description Download Job Description Document
Person Specification Download Person Specification Document
Description Dovedale@Moulsham and Dovedale Out of School is a Breakfast and Afterschool Club linked to Dovedale Nursery which is run by Chelmsford College. Due to expansion, we are looking for some dynamic and energetic people to join our teams at our Wrap Around provisions. Qualifications are preferred but so too will experience and a genuine enthusiasm and interest to work with children. There will be lots of opportunities to learn on the job from a very experienced team of Childcare Professionals. We are looking for individuals with a passion for shaping the lives of young people. At Dovedale@Moulsham and Dovedale Out of School we understand that we have a unique opportunity for expanding their learning outside a classroom environment, giving them the tools to manage social situations, learn about world topics such as discrimination, racism and being true to yourself in an age-appropriate way. 

Please see the job description and person specifications for details of the requirements for the post.
You would need to be flexible, and able to take on a number of roles while working alongside the rest of the team. You need to have good communication skills both verbal and written and be willing to work as part of a well-established team. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and willingness to get stuck in. The successful applicant will be professional and friendly, reflective and hard working.
Please see the College and Nursery websites for the benefits on offer.
Hours : 7am – 9am & 2.45pm- 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
There is room for flexibility such as job share and part time hours which can be discussed at interview.
The College is committed to equality and diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share these commitments. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 
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