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Available at Redwood Pre-School to start in September 2020

Redwood Pre-School is an inclusive voluntary sector pre-school, run by a parent management committee, which has been providing education and childcare on the Cathall Estate in Leytonstone since 1971. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated staff who are committed to working as part of the team and helping every child to reach their full potential.

Deputy Pre-School Coordinator with additional responsibilities as second Assistant SENCO
An appropriate Level 5 qualification is required.
Salary:  £13.70 per hour
Contracted hours:  8.45am to 4.30pm (½ hour lunch break), 39 weeks per year during term time.  Additional hours are required for keyworking and to attend staff meetings etc.

Pre-School Keyworker (More than one post available)
An appropriate Level 3 qualification is required.
Salary: £10.97 per hour
Contracted hours:  9.00am to 4.00pm (½ hour lunch break), 39 weeks per year during term time.  Additional hours are required for keyworking and to attend staff meetings etc.

Pre-School Keyworker (Maternity cover until July 2021)
An appropriate Level 3 qualification is required.
Salary:  £10.97 per hour
Contracted hours:  12.00noon to 4.00pm, during term time.  Additional hours are required for keyworking and to attend staff meetings etc.

Playroom Assistant (More than one post available)
An appropriate Level 2 qualification is required.
Salary:  £8.77 per hour
Contracted hours: one post 9.00am to 4.00pm (½ hour lunch break),
Contracted hours: one post 12noon to 6.00pm.
Both posts are 39 weeks per year during term time. Additional hours are required to attend staff meetings etc.

Lunch Assistant/Cleaner (Multi-role post)
Purpose of the job: To assist with serving lunch and support children while they eat.  To ensure that a high standard of cleanliness is maintained throughout the pre-school premises on a daily basis. To provide cover for colleagues, both playroom staff and cleaners, at short notice, subject to availability.
Salary: £8.77 per hour.
Contracted hours: 10am to 2.00pm, 39 weeks per year during term time.  Additional hours may be available as cover staff, subject to the needs of the pre-school and availability.

Cover Staff (More than one post available)
Purpose of the job: To provide cover for colleagues, both playroom staff and cleaners, at short notice, subject to availability.
Salary: £8.77 per hour. 0 hours contract.
Hours:  As needed between 8am and 6pm, term time and school holidays.

For some posts, additional hours, working during the holiday playschemes for at least 5 hours a day between 8am and 6pm (varying shifts), may also be available. Please indicate on your application form if you are interested in applying for these additional hours.

Please note that we accept only fully completed application forms, not CVs.

Scanned copies of applications can be returned by email to redwoodpreschool00@gmail.com

Redwood Pre-School is committed to safeguarding children and to equality of opportunity in employment. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are required to bring original certificates of essential qualifications, evidence confirming identity, address and National Insurance Number, and P45 if applicable to the interview. References will be taken up prior to interview.

Applications should be posted or hand delivered to the pre-school. Scanned copies may be sent by email, but a signed hard copy will be required if you are invited for interview. Applicants should visit our website to obtain further information about Redwood Pre-School and the services we provide. Unfortunately, visits are not possible due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Closing date for applications: 6.00pm on Friday 7 August 2020

Skills tests: week beginning 10 August 2020

Interviews: week beginning 17 August 2020 (on Zoom)