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Head of Nursery

Soulbury: EIP SCP 13 - 17

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Soulbury: EIP SCP 13 - 17
Permanent (All Year Round)
Full time 35 hours per week
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Goodinge Early Years Centre, Corporation Street, London N7 9EH
Soulbury:EIP, SCP 13 - 17 £48,597 - £53,426 p.a. plus £3057 IAP
08/05/2018 23:59

The Early Years and Childcare Service in Islington is looking for staff to lead and manage one of its council run nurseries which is a key part of our recently transformed Bright Start services for under-fives and families. A reorganisation of early childhood services has resulted in a separation of the responsibilities for early years childcare and education from the other children’s centre services. The new management structure for the five council run children’s centres and one early years centre sees overall responsibility for childcare and early education overseen by an executive head, supported by a head of nursery.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and inspiring leader, who can work in partnership with Bright Start colleagues from Children’s Services, other council departments and agencies for the following vacancy:

Head of Nursery

Full Time 35 Hours per week (All Year Round)

Soulbury: EIP, SCP 13 - 17 £48,597 - £53,426 p.a. plus £3057 Inner Area Payment  

The Head of Nursery role is responsible for the day to day operational running of the nursery and supports the Executive Head in providing vision, direction and leadership to ensure high quality childcare and early education and positive outcomes for children.

We currently have a vacancy at Goodinge Early Years Centre which offers full time childcare and education for children from 3 months – 5 years from 8-6pm all year round.

You will need to have had substantial experience of delivering and taking responsibility for the improvement of high quality early years practice and provision: the vacancy requires successful candidates to hold either QTS or EYT status.

We strongly recommend that interested candidates visit the Centre. To arrange a visit please phone 020 7607 5850 or to discuss the posts further contact Tracy Smith, 0207 527 5582

Bright Start Islington is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; all posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS checks.

Closing date: Tuesday 8 May 2018 at 23:59

Interview & test date: Thursday 17 May 2018

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