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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 July 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,009- £31,155 per annum

Senior Early Years Educator job summary


Scale 5/6


£27,009- £31,155 per annum


35 hours per week, All Year Round


As soon as possible


Are you passionate about working with under-fives?

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Significant successful experience of working in early years’ settings providing rich high-quality care, education and experiences for young children from birth to five
  • A dynamic approach to learning and teaching
  • Empathy with children and families
  • Enthusiasm, drive, initiative who is proactive and solution focused
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply a strong knowledge of the EYFS curriculum, current Early Years educational initiatives and procedures according to National guidelines
  • The ability to work within and lead a team to improve practiceand outcomes for children and embed whole centre initiatives
  • The ability to communicate and liaise effectively and sensitively with parents, staff and children
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A commitment to improving outcomes for all our children and families as part of multi-agency team working
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding Policies and Procedures for in line with school policies and procedures, and Government guidance
  • An open, approachable and flexible manner

If you are then we could have the job for you!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our outstanding school and children’s centre and become part of the thriving team at Ambler!

We are seeking to appoint dynamic, enthusiastic, creative and committed Senior Early Years Educator tojoinour well-established andexpanding early years team.

The role of the Senior Early Years Educator is to work as part of a team to plan, support, develop and deliver high-quality education and care of young children aged 3 to 5 years. In the absence of the class teacher, he or she will be the senior member of staff, including leading the all year round provision, support the development of other staff working by planning together and role modelling practice and paperwork

With the new EYFS reforms, it is an exciting time to join our constantly evolving team as we go on a journey to use theneweducational programmes to design an innovative, ambitious,memorableand engaging curriculum, right for the children we work with.

The Ambler provision of school and children’s centre provides a seamless integrated service from pre-birth to the end of year 6. The Children's Centre is situated in the Bright Start Central area in a light and large purpose-built space set in the grounds of Ambler Primary School, a beautiful locally listed Victorian building. We have a spacious garden with our very own Forest!

In the children’s centre, we provide full wrap around care and education for children from 6 months to five years. We also host a wide variety of outreach services to the local community, supporting our families to achieve successful outcomes. We are open from Monday- Friday from 08:00 to 18:00, 49 weeks per year.

We have the privilege of working in a very rich and diverse community which includes many children and families from a range of backgrounds and cultures and this vibrant blend makes the Ambler community a unique and energizing place to be.

At Ambler, we promote equality, challenge discrimination and recognise the positive value that comes from having a truly diverse workforce. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who reflect the diverse community of our school.

We can offer you:

  • An established staff team providing excellent services for our community
  • A warm, positive working environment where everyone is valued
  • An enthusiastic, dynamic and talented leadership and staff team
  • The opportunity to be part of develop and drive
  • An opportunity to develop and deliver inspiring initiatives
  • Fantastic continuous professional development opportunities and training

If you are interested in applying and would like my further information, please give us a call. If you are shortlisted, a tour will be included as part of the interview day.

Deadline for applications: Midnight, Sunday 7th August 2022

Short-listing: Monday 8th August 2022

Interviews: Thursday 11th August 2022

Please apply online at www.islington.gov.uk/jobs If you need any assistance, please email the Education HR team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting reference: AMB/1158

Ambler Primary School are 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.

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About Ambler Primary School and Children's Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 0 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
505 pupils enrolled
Age range
Not given

The Ambler provision of school and Children’s Centre provides a seamless integrated service from pre-birth to the end of year 6. We have the privilege of working in a very rich and diverse community which includes many children and families from a range of backgrounds and cultures and this vibrant blend makes the Ambler community a unique and energising place to be.

Arranging a visit to Ambler Primary School and Children's Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@ambler.islington.sch.uk.

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