Nursery Keyperson (Maternity Cover)

Title Nursery Keyperson (Maternity Cover)
Hours 37 hours per week term time only
Salary up to £16,997 per annum pro rata, actual salary £13,915 per annum
Organisation Dovedale Nursery
Closing Date 03/07/2019
Job Description Download Job Description Document
Person Specification Download Person Specification Document
Description  The nursery is looking for a practitioner with enthusiasm and a passion to work with children aged 1- 8 to cover for a fixed term maternity cover.

You will be responsible for providing a stimulating and caring environment which reflects the current interests, needs and ages of the children. Candidates will have attained a level 3 qualification in the care and development of children and in addition have post qualifying experience.

The hours will be based on a shift system of early and late shifts, varying between 7.30 am - and 6 pm term time only.
These hours are non negotiable.

The college is committed 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 DBS check and satisfactory references. 

Applications will be considered upon receipt


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