Early Years Practitioner

Job Summary
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Full time - term time
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17/10/2021 23:59
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17 Oct
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

An exceptional opportunity has become available for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join a dynamic, highly skilful Early Years team working with children with complex needs.

The successful candidate will be a qualified childcare professional who will work within a diverse, Multi - disciplinary team, providing support and assisting children with a wide and varied range of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities within Early Years Settings across the Borough.

Candidates will demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of Child Development, the EYFS, SEND Code of practice and any other legislation and assist in the day to day operation of the Early Support Nursery. They will Deliver a high standard of teaching, learning and assessment for pre-school children with complex / multiple needs. They will be able to plan and deliver the highest standards of teaching, learning and assessment opportunities to promote better outcomes for pre-school children with complex/ multiple needs.

The successful candidate will work across a range of Early Years Settings offering outreach support through modelling and advising and confidently coach others to overcome barriers to inclusion. They will work in partnership with parents to promote and support in home learning experiences this will include carrying home visiting and supporting of the delivery of family groups across the borough.

At all times candidates will promote the safeguarding & Welfare of all children & Young People in line with the policies & expectations of the Local Authority

We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kathryn Lovell-Spencer or Rebecca McNally, via email at kathryn.lovell-spencer@stockton.gov.uk or Rebecca.McNally@stockton.gov.uk and a suitable time will be allocated to discuss.