We are recruiting!

COME AND JOIN OUR OUTSTANDING MULTI AWARD-WINNING FOREST SCHOOL NURSERY. YOU WILL BE PART OF A TEAM WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT NURTURING CHILDREN THROUGH A DEEP AND ENRICHING PHILOSOPHICAL EXPERIENCE.  
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE MUST LOVE BEING OUTDOORS, BE FULL OF ENERGY AND CREATIVITY, AND HAVE A FANTASTIC RAPPORT WITH CHILDREN; YOU MUST BE DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING THEIR EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING. YOU MUST HOLD A LEVEL 2/3 EARLY YEARS QUALIFICATION, AND UNDERSTAND HOW TO NURTURE CHILDREN THROUGH AN ENQUIRY-LED, CHILD/PLAY-BASED APPROACH.

Location:

Aylsham

Eaton

Hours: 

Aylsham 14 hours per week (M 8-4, T 8.30-12.30, W 8.30-12.30)

Eaton 12 hours per week (Monday-Thursday 8.30-12.30)

Start: ASAP

Salary: National minimum wage – £8.50 per hour dependent on qualifications and experience

Job requirements:

To work as part of a professional team, focusing on the delivery of quality educational childcare, and a diverse curriculum within our setting. To reflect and implement Dandelion’s ethos and approach at all times. To work within the framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.

Skills

A relentless passion for the care, learning, and development of young children

Be open and positive to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities offered through the setting

Excellent communication skills

Be a reflective practitioner

At least two years proven experience in a childcare setting

Qualifications 

Essential

Level 2+  qualification in the relevant area

GCSE Maths/English, or equivalent

A proven dedication to working with young children

At least 2 years experience of working with children aged 2-5

Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety, First Aid and Food Hygiene in the workplace

Nice to have

A positive approach to completing relevant short courses and qualifications

Degree (or a willingness to pursue higher qualifications)

Health & Safety certificate

Paediatric First Aid certificate

Safeguarding training

We take care of our team just as well as our team take care of our little Dandelions. Everyone is treated equally and with ongoing respect. We do have high expectations, but this is why Dandelion is a wonderful place for both staff and children. We offer our team an excellent range of perks – 

  • 5.6 weeks paid holidays
  • The opportunity to further your qualifications
  • Our very unique and bespoke training program
  • The opportunity to work at our beautiful sites and be out in nature every day!
  • Competitive salaries
  • Career progression opportunities

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to become part of the Dandelion team.

To learn more about what we do at Dandelion Education, take a look at our Facebook page or our website. Alternatively please do send us an email to dandelionsnorfolk@gmail.com.

Closing date: May 6th

Interviews: W/C 13th May