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Senior Early Years Practitioner - QMUL25737

Department: Estates & Facilities - Nursery
Salary: Starting salary will be within the range £31,705pa - £35,187pa (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25737
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 04-Aug-2021
Closing date: 15-Aug-2021

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About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Early Years Practitioner to undertake the day-to-day running of their designated room: The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a small team of Practitioners and helping to ensure that their jobs are done to the highest possible standard, to model good practice and be someone who can inspire and motivate others in a team environment. As a key person you will be required to plan activities and experiences for the children based on their needs and interests, to keep children’s records and oversee those of their team to ensure quality.  To safeguard that all policies and procedures within the nursery are adhered to, including that effective health and safety procedures are carried out in the room and the outside environment.


About You

The successful candidate must have a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Childcare, experience of working within a senior nursery position, experience as a Room Leader or Acting Room Leader, in addition to a good knowledge of the EYFS.


The post is full time (40 hours per week), permanent appointment. Starting salary will be in the range of £31,705-£35,187 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Susan Tierney at


Details about the Estates and Facilities Directorate can be found at


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The closing date for applications is 15th August. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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