About The Role
The Alliance is a leading early years Charity, also the largest voluntary sector provider of childcare services. We have an exciting opportunity at our Felling Pre-school based in Gateshead.  The nursery is part of a group of full daycare nurseries across England which provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with Gateshead Local Authority and the Department for Education.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time employees
  • Additional annual leave for long service
  • 10% discount on childcare places
  • Enhanced sickness pay and paid bereavement leave
  • Employer and employee contribution pension scheme
  • Regular access to internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • The Alliance operates a Team Recognition Scheme to recognise the outstanding work of the staff across the Charity
  • Can save up to 40% on 02 Refresh Airtime Plan if getting a new phone or tablet on 02.

Main duties:

  • You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the nursery. 
  • You will be responsible for assisting the Nursery Manager with curriculum planning, staffing levels and behaviour management.
  • You will run the nursery in the absence of the Nursery Manager.

Requirements:

  • Successful applicants will need a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent.
  • Proven post-qualification experience in working in early education and childcare.Proven experience of line managing staff.
  • Ability to help the Nursery Manager to manage the nursery's resources to ensure expenditure is in line with its budget.
  • Ability to inspire people to deliver results and set clear objectives for self and team.
  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service.
Hours per week: 35
Weeks per year: 39
Interview date: To be confirmed 
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.