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Early Years Education Support Worker

Local Government (NJC): Scale 3

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Early Years Education Support Worker
Local Government (NJC): Scale 3
Fixed Term to March 2021 to cover maternity leave
35 hours per week
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Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre, Golden Lane Campus, 101 Whitecross Street, Islington, London, EC1Y 8JA
Actual Salary Range: £22,800 to £23,628 per annum
04/02/2020 23:59
Interview date

Early Years Education Support Worker

Salary Grade Range: Scale 3, Spine Point 5-7 

Actual Salary Range: £22,800 to £23,628 per annum

Full time, 35 hours per week, all year round

Fixed term contract to March 2021 (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking to appoint an Early Years Education Support Worker to assist in the delivery of high quality childcare and education based on the EYFS curriculum to children aged 0 – 4.

Candidates must be able to work shifts on a rota basis determined by the needs of the Centre, which delivers childcare from 8am to 6pm.

Come and Join the Team at Golden Lane Children's Centre!

Golden Lane Children’s Centre is part of Prior Weston School, located in the modern, purpose built Golden Lane Campus building.

The Campus is an exciting community hub offering educational opportunities to everyone from babies to parents and carers. Golden Lane Children’s Centre plays a major role in this by offering education, services and support to children under 5 and their families. The Campus is situated adjacent to the Barbican Centre and the lively Whitecross Street market.

We are seeking to employ an Early Years Education Support Worker to work as part of our baby and toddler team. We are looking for a person who is reliable and flexible, who can show initiative and work as part of a team and who is committed to our aim of ensuring the best possible outcomes for all children aged 0-4.

Visits to the school are highly encouraged. Please contact the school office on 020 7786 4800 to arrange your visit.

Closing date:                       Midnight Tuesday 4th February 2020

Interview dates:                    Wednesday 12th February 2020

Prior Weston Primary School and Children’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required. Also, if this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations the successful applicant will be required to declare.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Visits to the school are highly encouraged. Please contact the school office on 020 7786 4800 to arrange your visit.