Required as soon as possible
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen. The Den is looking for Casual Key Workers to join our friendly team to work under the direction of the Nursery Manager and Team Leader. The Den is registered to care for up to 32 children between the ages of 2 – 5 years and will be accepting government founded sessions. The opening times are 7.30 – 18:00 daily, term time. We are open for 48 weeks a year, closing for two weeks over the Christmas period and two weeks at the beginning of the Summer Holiday. During the holiday periods our sessions times may change.
The Casual Key Worker will be part of The Den at Wellington Lions Primary Academy, based in Tidworth and will be providing safe, high quality education and care for young children. The Key Worker will need to understand each individual child and their individual needs and have an excellent understanding of childcare/child development. They will also be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Management Team.
The successful candidate must have:
- A proven track record of working in a nursery or pre-school setting.
- A good level of education, with at least a grade 4 (C) in English and Maths at either GCSE/‘O’ Level.
- Must be educated up to NVQ/CACHE Level 2/3.
- Good oral communication skills.
- Some knowledge of Autism and global development delay.
If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which values all staff as well as setting the highest standards and expectations then please apply using the Trust application form, available with more details from our website at Wellington Lions Primary Academy.
If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which values all staff as well as setting the highest standards and expectations, then please apply.
Please note the closing date for this position is Friday 29 October 2021- please download and complete an Application Form, CV’s are not accepted.
The role requires unsupervised working with children and is a regulated activity as defined in the latest version of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
Wellington Primary Academy is committed to ensuring the highest level of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all our staff and volunteers share this commitment.
Wellington Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Please note any position that involves working with children requires a declaration if ALL convictions and cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as ‘spent’. An enhanced DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.
References will be obtained before the interview, at the shortlisting stage, and will be used as part of the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one reference must be from this employment, regardless of whether this is the current employer. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.