Senior Nursery Workers x 2 (1 permanent, 1 fixed term)

  • Reference: Estuary Housing Association
  • Application closing date: 24 Jan 2019 12:00

Job Description

We are seeking two Senior Nursery Workers / Room Supervisors to join our Family Centre Nursery based at Centre Place, Southend-on-Sea, working full time during term-time only.

One post is permanent; the other is a fixed term contract for six months to cover maternity leave.

The purpose of the role is to provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. You will be required to supervise a small team of Nursery Assistants and to take responsibility for the provision of care and appropriate learning opportunities for the children.

Candidate Requirements

The successful candidates will have a sound understanding of child development and children’s needs, with an ability to plan and implement an early years age/stage appropriate curriculum, taking into account the SEN code of practice, safeguarding procedures and giving consideration to equality and diversity.

A full understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and significant, proven post-qualification experience working within a nursery setting are essential requirements.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 35
  • Pay: £8.47 Hourly

Additional Information

Estuary is committed to safeguarding and practices safer recruitment standards and expects all staff to share the commitment to safeguarding children and people with care and support needs. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. These posts are also subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

At Estuary Housing Association we are committed to embedding equality and diversity at the heart of our work. We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where individual differences are respected, where staff, people who use services, as well as their families and carers, are treated with dignity and on the basis of their merits, abilities and needs, and where everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential without suffering discrimination or disadvantage.

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role, please go to our website:

Closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 24th January 2019.