We are currently looking for 2 full time and 1 maternity cover Early Years Educators who are enthusiastic, hardworking Level 3 qualified Early Years Educators to join our well-motivated team. You will have excellent childcare and developmental knowledge, confident written and spoken communication skills and can plan and implement exciting learning experiences for children of all ages between 6 months - 5 years.

We, in return for your hard work will offer you career development training, generous holiday allowances, hours of work between 8.45.-5.15pm, excellent pension scheme, staff rates at the sports centre with full access to Gym and pool and interest free season ticket loan scheme.

Safeguarding children is our priority and all post holders are required to adhere to the EYEC’s Safeguarding children and Whistle blowing policy.  All post holders will be required to obtain a satisfactory enhanced level Disclosure and Barring check.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • To build positive caring relationships with all children attending the Centre ensuring that their needs take priority
  • To work as a key person to a group of designated children
  • To keep accurate, clear, up to date developmental records and observations on children
  • To have a working knowledge and understanding of the Early Years foundation Stage framework
  • To plan and organise daily learning experiences with the team to promote the development of each individual child taking into consideration their varying interests and needs
  • To develop and maintain professional relationships with parents and carers by warmly welcoming them to the Centre daily and communicating with them effectively about matters concerning their child
  • To arrange to meet with parents regularly to discuss children’s progress and any concerns

 Essential requirements:

  • To hold a full and relevant childcare qualification e.g. NNEB, BTEC a minimum Level 3
  • To have a sound knowledge of the Children’s Act, Every Child Matters document, the Early Years Foundation Stage and latest legislation
  • To have a sound knowledge of child development 0-7 years
  • Understanding of Safeguarding children and own responsibilities to protect children
  • Ability to promote and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To be able to keep accurate records
  • To be understanding of children’s emotional needs and be able to respond appropriately
  • To be able to recognise good practice and have the confidence to challenge bad practice (See Whistle Blowing Policy)

 Further Information

Contract Details:

  • Grade: Operational Services Level 2a
  • Type of Contract: 3 x Full-time, Open-Ended and 1 x Part-time
  • 35 hours per week + 2.5 hours guaranteed overtime
  • Location: London, South Kensington Campus
  • Department/ Division: Early Years Education Centre/ Campus Services

In addition to your competitive salary, other benefits offered by the College include:

  • Career development training
  • Generous holiday allowances
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • A reduced rate in our sports centre with full access to Gym and pool
  • Interest free season ticket/cycle loan schemes

Click here to apply for the full time position 

Click here to apply for the part time position