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 Shoebury Nursery based in Southend-on-Sea.  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 the Southend-on -Sea Borough Counciland 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.
  • Recruitment Referral Payment Scheme - an introduction payment of up to £100

Main duties

  • To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the nursery.
  • Maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment for the children.
  • Be responsible for Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum planning, staffing levels and behavior management. within your specific area.
  • Run the nursery in the absence of the manager and deputy manager.
Requirements:
  • Minimum Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification or equivalent.
  • Post qualification experience in working in early education and childcare.
  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service.
Hours per week: 40
Weeks per year: 52
Interview date: TBC
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.