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Nursery Education Officer (SC5)

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Hackney Council(Matrix-CDL)
£13.76p p/h
Closing date

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • To plan and provide a range of educational and developmental opportunities for children aged 0 to 5 years, ensuring that each child’s needs are met.
  • Work with the nursery’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator to ensure that children with special educational needs are fully included in all aspects of the nursery curriculum.
  • To take Key-Worker responsibility for a group of children, including planning, assessment and record keeping.  Write children’s reviews and ensure they are prepared within the required timescale.
  • To foster and develop good relationships with parents and carers and to ensure that planning for their children is in partnership with them.
  • To promote and maintain a culturally sensitive environment.  To ensure educational and developmental opportunities for children reflect their racial and cultural backgrounds.
  • To actively participate and be responsible for the organisation and implementation of a planned programme of activities which are in line with current legislation (DFES Foundation Stage for Learning and Birth to Three).
  • To help promote understanding of the aims of the centre among the children, their families and the wider community.  To support the development of the centre as a community resource.
  • To assist in the Early Years Child Protection Procedures for identifying and monitoring children in need of protection.  To assist in the preparation of observational reports for case conferences.
  • To ensure and maintain high professional standards of hygiene.  To adhere to health and safety requirements as it relates to Full Day Care, Guidance to the National Standards.
  • Participate in staff meetings, personal and group supervision, staff training and development days and external training as appropriate.
  • To participate in the development of the parents’ committee.


DBS Required – Yes

Closing Date: Ongoing

Start Date: TBC     –   End Date: TBC

Start Time: 9am – 5pm

For more information see job description – NEO JD (3)

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