About The Role
Are you looking for a part-time, term-time only role which uses your early years skills and experience?
 
Are you able to both co-ordinate and deliver early years services?
 
The Early Years Alliance are looking for an experienced and confident Senior Early Years Educator who can manage and deliver a range of different high-quality early years sessions to children and families, and can ensure that those services are responsive to the needs of the children attending them, and meet contract specifications.
 
This is a part-time role for 39 weeks per year. It is home-based, but covers London and Southeast England, and so will require some travel across the area and a degree of flexibility across the working week.
 
You will possess a childcare qualification at Level 3 or above, or other relevant qualification, and have the experience and ability to oversee projects and lead a team.
    

Main duties:

  • To support the implementation, delivery and development of EYFS-focused sessions across the designated area, and to co-ordinate and lead existing provision.
  • To manage and deliver high-quality early years sessions to children and families to improve the life chances of children, ensuring services are responsive to the needs of the children attending them, and meet contract specifications.
  • To support the home learning environment, promote parental involvement and their understanding of how children learn through play.
  • To line manage staff within area of responsibility, providing regular supervision and support to staff.

Essential criteria:

  • Possess a childcare qualification at Level 3 or above, or other relevant qualification.
  • Proven experience of line management of a staff team, and demonstrable ability to lead a team and work under own initiative.
  • Demonstrate significant proven experience of delivering and managing children and family sessions such as toddler groups, drop-ins, creches, family learning sessions, or other relevant early years settings.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS 2021), child development, and how young children learn through play, talk and discovery, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of safeguarding, an ability to deliver the EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare requirements to provide a safe learning environment, including knowledge of how to conduct full risk assessments on venues and services.

A comprehensive induction and support package will be provided to the successful candidate.

Hours per week: 25
Weeks per year:  39
Virtual interview date: Tuesday 2nd August June 2022
 
Please note our virtual interviews take place via Microsoft Teams, you may need to download this prior to your interview.
 

All successful applicants will be required to register and subscribe with the DBS Update Service (if you have not already done so) and undertake a new enhanced disclosure and barring check (even if you have an existing DBS Certificate).

About The Service
The Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation. 
 
The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment.