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Job Ref No. ECC1000-43S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: Scale 5 point 8-11
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/04/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 28th April 2020  

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LG Scale 5 (Point 8 - 11) Actual salary £16,946

Are you passionate about Early Years Education? Do you want to make a difference to children's first step into Education supporting children and their families to succeed?

We are looking to expand our current workforce in September and are seeking proactive and inspiring early years practitioners; who are capable of using their initiative as well as working as part of a team to provide the best outcomes for all children.

At Tanglewood Nursery School we advocate child-led learning and follow the 'In the Moment' planning' approach. An understanding of this is essential!

You must be able to meet the individual needs of all children whilst remaining mindful of the whole group. You must be able to laugh and play like you mean it! You must be willing to jump in muddy puddles and go outside come rain or shine.

Our team is skilful in finding opportunities to extend ideas, provide challenge and encourage curiosity. Creativity and independence is encouraged through our well-resourced environment. Relationships with the children are key and we want to make every child feel welcome and special.

We can offer you the opportunity to work with a fun, friendly and supportive team working together to achieve the best outcomes for all our families and children. You will be given excellent opportunities for professional development within the school and dedicated PPA time.

You MUST have a relevant Level 3/NNEB qualification to apply for this position.

37 hours per week during term time plus INSET days. Monday to Friday 8.15am-4.15pm (less 45mins for lunch) and one weekly 1 hour staff meeting.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged by prior arrangement

Closing Date: Monday 20th April Midday

Interviews: Tuesday 28th April

Information about the School

Tanglewood Nursery School is a well resourced maintained nursery school with an outstanding play area and forest garden for children aged 3-4. There are three classrooms and all have highly qualified teachers, nursery nurses and support staff. The school also has a speech and language centre.
Little Tanglewood has a purpose built building for children aged 2-3.

Tanglewood has a long tradition of child centred education where learning through play forms the basis for our children to become active and independent learners. We aim always to provide a happy, calm and secure environment where children can explore, investigate, reflect and try things out with confidence.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Lucy Birt
Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2DX
Telephone: 01245 352788

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