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Nursery Officers

Salary details: £10.39 per hour

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Ref: KSS 3011

Kirklees Council

Kirklees Supply Service

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Contract Type: Temporary

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Closing date: 31 August 2019

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Kirklees Supply Service

Providing quality supply staff to schools

Kirklees Supply Service deliver recruitment solutions for schools, providing a reliable and fast acting service offering value for money and a focus on quality. 

KSS currently recruits supply teachers, nursery officers, business support staff and educational teaching assistants and provides a one-stop service for schools and nurseries needing supply cover.

We supply nursery officers to work in schools, children's centres and nursery schools and we would require you to be qualified to CACHE/NNEB/NVQ Level 3 or hold other relevant childcare qualifications or training to level 3. Experience of working with children and young people in an early years setting is essential.

Essential skills include:

  • helping children with their learning, play, educational and social development;

  • feeding, washing and cleaning young children;

  • assisting children in gaining independence with in the class and playground environment.

  • undertaking, with other team members, the general care and maintenance of materials and equipment within a team

  • duties as directed by teaching staff or head of rooms.

  • supporting colleagues in community settings;

  • making and maintaining learning materials and resources.

  • liaising with other professionals, such as social workers and medical staff together with parents of the children.

  • child observations and record keeping.

  • To ensure a child-centred environment where children are looked after in a safe, caring and stimulating way, ensuring their individual needs are met within a group setting

  • Provide all aspects of basic care for children aged two to five years.

  • Awareness of health & safety and practical hygiene issues and paediatric First Aid

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required. We are committed to safe-guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff to share this commitment. 

Option for further CPD is available. 

To apply, please visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/kss to download and complete the application form. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned to Kirklees Supply Service either by email kss@kirklees.gov.uk or by post to Kirklees Supply Service, Kirkgate Buildings, Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BY

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