Early Years Assistant – Eastbury Nursery & Pre-School

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  • Full Time
  • IG11 9SQ
  • Eastbury Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,700 per annum
  • Qualification: Unqualified or above
  • Location: Blake Avenue
    Barking
    IG11 9SQ
  • Bus Routes: 287, 368
  • Stations: Upney

Job Description

We are recruiting an Early Years Assistants for our Eastbury Nursery & Pre-School. Our staff aim to strengthen children’s educational success by widening their network of social relationships and expanding their cultural horizons.

As an Early Years Assistant, you will deliver the EYFS through child-led activities, where you will be able to use your fun, creative flair and provide excellent, engaging learning opportunities for the children.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in an Early Years setting is desirable
  • A passion for helping with children’s development
  • Proactively implement safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures
  • You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Be able to support the management team to meet all Ofsted requirements and to ensure that these are always maintained
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work
  • A team player who uses their own initiative and who thrives working in a busy and exciting environment

Working at Eastbury Nursery and Pre-School

  • Nurturing, stable team
  • Lovely outdoor space
  • Opportunity to work with children with SEND

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

Career Progression

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives

Right to work in the United Kingdom

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Location

Address: Blake Avenue
Barking
IG11 9SQ

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