Early Years Group Leader -

Chs Group

Date Posted: Jan 13, 2018 Closing Date: Mar 4, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Feb 2, 2018
Location: Cambridgeshire Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

We are looking for a Nursery Group Leader to join the team at Sunflower Nursery, Cambourne

Job summary


JOB TITLE : Early Years Group Leader

LOCATION : Sunflower Nursery, Cambourne

HOURS : 40 hrs per week

SALARY : £18,541 - £21,221 dependant on experience and qualifications

We are looking for a passionate group leader to provide outstanding care and education for children in our lovely Cambridge nursery, who range in ages from 0-5 years

About Sunflower Nursery

What makes us different is our charitable status and the Values that drive our organisation. We are proud to have been recognised again as a Sunday Times Top 100 Employer to work for.

We offer a nurturing, educational and stimulating environment for up to 42 children aged from 6 months to 5 years old and we are planning expansion. We have a wide variety of different ethnic groups and religions and we regularly share children’s cultural experiences. We are particularly proud of the partnership we enjoy with parents and carers and are committed to helping children develop at their own pace through our successful Key Worker system.

What you’ll do

· Lead and direct the work of Keyworkers and Assistants, providing support and motivation

· Plan a range of activities appropriate to the ages and developmental stages of the children you are caring for

· Create enriched learning opportunities for children in line with EYFS

· Positively promote the welfare of the children in our care

· Share and support the strong ethos of our Nursery and foster positive relations with parents/carers

· Keep chidrens’ development records and produce Education and Care Plans when required

About you

· A genuine desire to make a significant contribution from day one

· Adaptable to meet the variable needs of the children and the Nursery.

· Self-motivated to learn and develop

· Friendly, flexible, reliable and committed

· Supportive Team player and effective communicator (both verbally and in writing)

· Qualified NVQ Level 3 in childcare or equivalent·

We can offer

· Training, development and career progression through our Career Path Framework

· 28 days holiday per year, increasing annually until the maximum entitlement of 33 days is reached (5 years) pro rata for part time staff.

· Occupational sick pay scheme

· Choice of pension schemes including final salary pension scheme

· Childcare vouchers

· Employee Assistance Programme provided by BUPA

· Refer a friend incentive scheme

· Discounted gym membership (4 schemes)

· Corporate members of Edenred Travel Club

· Free on-site parking

· Free Uniform

· Free DBS check

For more information or for an informal chat about this vacancy please contact

Danielle Main on ***** *** ***

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering documents to recruitment@chsgroup.org.uk or click one of the options below to apply for this role

Please note this position is subject to a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure. If you are registered with the online DBS Update Service, this may expedite your application process.