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9c Bellfield Lane, EH15 2BL
£20,500.00 - £24,000.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
40 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Hours: Full-time. Mon-Fri. 40 hrs

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Brighton Nursery, Portobello

Brighton Nursery require a new Team Leader to lead a team of practitioners within our under 2’s age group. We are looking for an exceptional Early Years Practitioner with a passion for leadership and a vision for delivering high quality education and childcare.

Qualification: You should hold a recognised qualification in Childcare and Education (For example HNC/SVQ 3/SCQF Level 3), along with plenty experience working as an Early Years Practitioner.

You will be required to hold a relevant Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration or agree to apply to SSSC to register as a practitioner. Experience

Key Responsibilities:

·     To support management in the day-to-day running of the nursery, ensuring compliance with registration and legislative requirements at all times.

·     Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of environment, resources and experiences offered to children.

·     Implement policies and procedures.

·     Effectively plan and deliver the relevant curriculum/framework, ensuring that the individual needs and interests of children in the setting are met.

·     Provide leadership, support and supervision to playroom staff.

·     Deploy staff appropriately.

·     Keep records of key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents.

·     Provide professional and relevant feedback to parents about their child.

·     Advise management of any concerns.

·     Work with staff and management to ensure self-evaluation is a systematic and rigorous procedure.

·     Chair monthly team meetings.

·     Be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed.

·     Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.

·     Assume additional management responsibilities as and when required.

Responsible To: Manager

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience

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