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Childcare Assistant - Flying Start

Childcare settings across Blaenau Gwent
Grade 3 (16,491 - 17,772 pro rata/per annum)
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Fixed Term until 31st March 2018
Job Type

Hours                                           26 hours per week / 39 weeks per year 

Job Summary

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic individual required to provide high quality childcare for the Flying Start programme.


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We are looking for a team player to help support the Childcare Leader and Deputy in providing a service for 5 mornings/afternoons per week during the academic year.

You will work with the Flying Start Core Team to support the delivery of other elements as and when required e.g. Play, Learn, Grow, Language and Play, Number and Play and Crèche and provide a welcoming, caring and stimulating environment through a planned programme supporting the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of each child by providing opportunities which will enable them to reach their full potential.

You must be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care Learning and Development or CACHE Early Years and Childcare Diploma Level 3 or equivalent. ELKLAN Level 2 (CPD Commitment) is also desirable. Experience of working in high quality registered childcare and knowledge of the principle aims of the Flying Start Programme is essential.

A commitment to flexible working hours including some twilight sessions, evenings and weekends is also a requirement of the role.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date                                Tuesday 27th June 2017 - 1pm

Shortlisting                                  Wednesday 5th July 2017

Interview Date                             Wednesday 12th July 2017

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