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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,366 - £27,000 dependent on experience and qualifications

What skills and experience we're looking for

    • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care or the willingness to work towards it
    • Right to work in the UK
    • An awareness of keeping children safe, noticing safeguarding and welfare concerns, and knowing how and when to take appropriate action
    • A team player that can work collaboratively as well as using own initiative

What the school offers its staff

    • A Real Living Wage Employer:We are a Real Living Wage employer with a minimum salary of £11.95 per hour for all roles in London. We also pay 11% pension contributions.
    • Ongoing Learning:We are committed to providing the best development for all our staff. We close the nurseries for five days each year to focus on staff training and ensure there is protected time for training and supervision each week for every adult. We work hard to ensure there are clear career progression routes
    • Annual leave:We are proud of our staff and want everyone to feel valued for playing their part. That’s why staff receive 25 days holiday each year, excluding bank holidays.
    • Wellbeing:Staff wellbeing is incredibly important to us. We know that while incredibly rewarding, working in a nursery can be challenging. We therefore work hard to ensure all staff have the support and infrastructure they need to take care of their wellbeing
    • Part of a Network:Ark Start is part of Ark, a charity that aims to transform children’s lives through education. Ark operates a network of 39 schools across London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Hastings as well as a number of charitable ventures. Being part of a network means our staff get access to the opportunities, infrastructure and support of a large organisation

Further details about the role

Reporting to: Headteacher/Deputy Headteacher

Location: Croydon (with travel to other locations on occasion)

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-time(Term-time and flexible working pattern will be considered)

Salary: £23,366 to £27,000dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date: 27/01/2023 at 10am

As we expand, we are looking for Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioners to join the founding team at Ark Start. In this role you will provide the highest standards of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in your care, you’ll ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted, and you’ll work to provide an enabling environment in which all children can play, learn and develop.

We are looking for people with genuine passion for young children, with the skill, creativity, commitment, energy and enthusiasm required for leading room practice. You’ll be able to take learning beyond the classroom and interact with outdoor and forest learning, cooking and gardening – this won’t just be another day in the classroom!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Encouraging young children to enjoy learning about their environment through fun games and activities
  • Encouraging the development of social awareness through interactions with other children
  • Ensuring that classrooms and outside play areas are child-friendly and safe
  • Promoting high standards of the nurseryat all timesto parents, staff and visitors
  • Keep records of all children’s development and learning journals and share this with parents and carers and ensure all record keeping is up to date and accurate


Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
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About Ark Oval Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
589 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Ark Oval Primary Academy is a multicultural, three form entry Primary School situated close to East Croydon Station. Through our motto Striving for Excellence, we aim to ensure that children, parents and staff all maximise their full potential. Every day we are committed to embracing our core values and we encourage everyone to be the best that they can possibly be and we support each other every step of the way. Every day we endeavour to provide everyone at Ark Oval with a rewarding and meaningful experience. We are committed to the highest academic aspirations for all pupils, regardless of background or ability and we have established a caring, family orientated culture. We don’t accept excuses and we don’t make any either. We are willing to do whatever it takes to offer our pupils an exceptional learning environment.

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