We are currently looking for Senior Years Educator/Teachers interested to live and develop their career in Bristol, UK.
The employer is Group with 26 Day Nurseries and Pre-schools committed to providing the highest standards in nursery provision. They care for children from 3 months to 5 years in our settings across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Somerset and Devon.
The employer takes the responsibility as an employer seriously and they are proud to create an exciting working environment that not only provides outstanding outcomes for the children we care for but also our employees.
They understand that all of their employees have goals they want to fulfil, whether it is career progression, stable employment or purely being part of a successful team. In 2017, 70% of their senior vacancies were filled by internal promotions and they offer constant training opportunities.
These vacancies that we are offering are for 15 Nurseries and Preschools located in Bristol.
Bristol is a city and county] in South West England with a population of 456,000. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England. The urban area population of 724,000 is the 8th-largest in the UK. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively.
Famed for its passionate character and its maritime history, and for the acres of parkland and sustainable approach that earned it European Green Capital status, Bristol has created its own distinctive identity.
Year-round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, gastronomy of every flavour in rejuvenated warehouses and behind secret doorways, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art, Bristol doesn’t just buzz, it thumps.
Compact enough to get around on foot, yet big enough to boast an exciting line-up of entertainment, Bristol has much to offer.
Bristol has been voted the UK's best place to live in 2017 by The Sunday Times – for the third time in four years. It’s also been voted one of the top five most inspiring cities, and even one of the top 10 cities in the world in the past.
• A sound knowledge of child development for children aged birth to five years
• An understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum
• An understanding of a play based approach to children’s learning and the value of outdoors experiences
• Understanding of the key worker role
• Good English communication skills - both written and verbal
• Experience in a day-care setting
• Degree in Early Years / Pre - School (0 - 5 Years old)
Salary and Benefits offered:
• Permanent Contract – Full Time – 40h/week
• Hourly Pay Rate – between £7.40 and £7.85 (£7.85 for over 25 years old) with a monthly salary between £1,282 and £1,360
• Free uniform – provided with branded polo-shirts and a fleece
• Free lunch when eaten with the children – if you work five days a week that’s a saving of £690 per year (based on a £3 meal deal, approximately £842 before tax and National Insurance deductions)
• 33 days holiday per year – the legal minimum is 28 days per year, that’s 5 extra days, 1 whole week off extra on holiday.
• Most of the schools close between Christmas and New Year – you may never have to work at Christmas again!
• They don’t open on Bank Holidays so you will always be off on those days.
• 25% discount on childcare (more for managers) for your first child when you are at work.
• Lots of great training available – including paediatric first aid, food hygiene, behaviour management, fire marshal, planning, manual handling, Ofsted preparation, Makaton, letters and sounds, forest school, SEND and much more.
• If you attend team meetings, open days, training outside of nursery hours or marketing events you get your time back.
• Strong support structure from your management team including regular meetings.
• No lone working. You will never be alone with children.
• Clear career progression – they actively encourage internal development and advertise all of our positions internally.
• Annual salary progression – the employer operates pay scales, which staff progress up based on their experience and other qualifying criteria. This is in addition to inflationary adjustments and rewards those that want a career in childcare.