Early Years Team Leader - Baby Room (UCSP)

University of Plymouth
March 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,892 - £27,152
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£23,892 - £27,152 per annum - UCSPL Band B

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Permanent, Full-time

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Professional/Support Services
Early Years Team Leader - Baby Room (UCSP)


University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd's (UCSPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of University of Plymouth. UCSPL's vision is to enrich the experience of the students, staff and wider community. We aim to create a financially sustainable and professional service which currently includes Early Years Education and Care, Retail Catering, Hospitality and Events.

This position is covered by the Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2018 Regulations

Freshlings Nursery is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children. All positions are subject to individuals securing enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

We are seeking a Baby Room Team Leader who is responsible for the daily operations of our baby room. We provide excellent care and education for up to 15 babies. We believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support which enables them to fulfil their potential. Therefore you will work closely with the Nursery Manager as part of the Nursery Leadership Team, to develop and instil our curriculum which is designed to develop creative, kind, independent, curious and confident children who are ready to continue their love of learning at school. Role-modelling safeguarding, you will promote the ethos that Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and that this duty extends beyond the setting to the child's homelife and elsewhere.

We offer:

  • Access to our Aviva Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution https:// libray.aviva.com/aengs108d.pdf
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays, increasing with length of service.
  • 10% discount at our on-Campus Nursery
  • Increased sickness benefits with length of service
  • Training provided on successful appointment.
  • Access to the University of Plymouth's Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Reduced membership cost to onsite gym and classes https: // www. upsu.com/gym/
  • Uniform provided.
  • You will:

  • Hold an approved level 3 Early Years Educator qualification/(or equivalent) or above.
  • Have at least two years' experience of working in an early year setting or have at least two years' other suitable experience.
  • Key Requirements:

    You should be able to demonstrate you can:

  • Liaise with parents and professionals face to face/by telephone/in writing.
  • Work both individually and in teams
  • Maintain confidentiality and act appropriately with sensitive information.
  • Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

    For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Hayley Roberts by email at [email protected]

    This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus a Children's Barred List check.

    Interviews are likely to take place on 7th March 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

    This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week on a permanent basis.

    The appointed candidate will be employed by University Commercial Services Plymouth Ltd (UCSPL) and would therefore be subject to their terms and conditions of employment. UCSPL is a wholly owned subsidiary company of The University of Plymouth. UCSPL is committed to delivering a superior service in a sustainable way, whilst enriching the experience of our students, staff and wider community at the University of Plymouth through our Early Years Education and Care, Retail Catering, Hospitality and Events.

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