Early Years Practitioner
Scale 5 Point 22 -25
Monday – Friday Full time 36 hrs Occasional evening and Saturday morning sessions
(Temporary contract for 2 yr)
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Early Years Practitioner with relevant childcare qualifications (minimum of Level 3 childcare or equivalent) who will be part of the Children’s Centre teams in the Canning Town and Custom House Community Neighbourhood.
Keir Hardie Children’s Centre works in collaboration with Edith Kerrison Nursery School and Children’s Centre as part of the Canning Town and Custom House Neighbourhood.
Our focus is on ensuring families in our area are able to access Newham’s Best Start in Life Guarantee by delivering programmes, workshops and sessions offering evidence-based advice and guidance to improve outcomes for families with children from 0-5 years.
This is an integral role within our organisation. Not only will you plan and lead on the delivery of some of our family learning sessions, you will also be delivering family learning packages from within the home environment, linking with local schools and community venues, outreaching to families and advertising the services available to families with children under five.
The successful applicants will need to have some experience of working in a Children’s Centre, be very flexible, have an enthusiastic approach and be able to work collaboratively within our diverse neighbourhood. They will be professional at all times, with a particular awareness of confidentiality.
Good communication skills, excellent record keeping and teamwork are essential.
We are committed to providing the Best Start in Life Guarantee to improve outcomes, reduce inequalities and to help enrich the lives of children and families in Canning Town and Custom House.
This position will be based at Keir Hardie Primary School and Children’s Centre
The School and Children’s Centre are integrated and together we work in partnership with other agencies, local settings and schools to ensure the very best outcomes for children and families.
Visits are warmly welcomed; to make an appointment please contact the school office on 0207 476 1284
Please apply online.
The schools in Newham are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS enhanced disclosure
Closing date: 13th July 2018
Interview date: Week beginning 16th July 2018
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.