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Qualified Early Years Nursery Education Worker

Scale 3/4, sp 5-11, £23,427 - £26,076 per annum

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Early Years and Childcare
Scale 3/4, sp 5-11, £23,427 - £26,076 per annum
Full time - 35 hours per week (All Year Round)
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Conewood Children's Centre
£23,427 - £26,076 per annum (actual salary)
Salary period
03/08/2021 23:59

Our ambition

We're determined to make Islington fairer. To create a place where everyone, whatever their background, has the opportunity to reach their potential and enjoy a good quality of life.

We also have an ambitious goal – to be the best council in the country – with every employee clear about the part they play and inspired, focused and supported to give their very best.

We want to build an organisation where employees feel valued, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our goals and provide the best services possible to our residents.

Our values and behaviours

‘Be Islington’ is about setting a clear challenge about what it means to be an Islington employee and sets the standard for every new recruit.

We ask our employees to ‘Be Islington’ – playing their part in working together for a fairer borough and to always be collaborative, be ambitious, be resourceful, and be empowering (‘CARE’).


Conewood Children's Centre

Are you passionate about working with and improving outcomes for children in the early years? If you are then we could have the job for you! We require a number of enthusiastic, dynamic early years nursery practitioners who have exceptional commitment and passion for working with children birth-5 in an early years centre setting.

We are an Islington Children's Centre offering 54 combined care and education places from babies to 5 year olds with separate baby, toddler and nursery class room. You will be joining our motivated and enthusiastic staff team.

Conewood 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; all posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS checks.

Closing Date: 3rd August at 23:59 

Interview Date: TBC

Informal visits are welcome. To arrange a visit or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Yasmin Omar Head of Centre: 020 7527 4440. (

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Wendy Dormer
Job title
Executive Head of Nursery
Email address
Telephone number
020 7527 4440