The Pre-school Learning Alliance is a leading educational charity specialising in the early years. We provide practical support to over 14,000 early years settings and make a positive contribution to the care and education of over 800,000 young children and their families each year. We are seeking to fill the following vacancy.Registered as an educational charity
Covering Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria
The role will be responsible for a cluster of Nursery's and Pre-schools. The successful applicants will provide leadership, direction and support to Nursery Managers to ensure that all childcare provision is operating within the law, is financially sustainable and is meeting the Alliance National Standards by providing high quality childcare and education at all times.
Essential for this role is an Early Years Degree level 6 or equivalent early years and childcare qualifications. You will have proven current experience of empowering and supporting quality improvement in a setting to secure and maintain at least a good or outstanding Ofsted inspection outcome. Plus experience of effective management of staff, comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Ofsted registration requirements, Early Years Foundation Stage and relevant quality assurance and improvement models and statutory requirements including health and safety and safeguarding children.
Closing date for completed applications: 19th October 2016, 12pm
All Day Assessment Centre Date: 3rd November 2016 to be held in Leeds Divisional Office
Please note that due to the large volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted. We are also unable to provide feedback to candidates who were not successful at the shortlisting stage.
All roles require the ability to travel promptly to childcare settings / Children's Centres at short notice and attend occasional evening and weekend meetings. All roles require an enhanced DBS check.
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The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equal opportunities in employment.