Improving settings in Brent
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
As an Early Years Advisory Teacher you will be a member of the Early Years Quality Improvement Team. You will provide quality improvement advice in the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and other applicable legislation to a group of early years providers from the Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) sector. The role will also include developing, delivering and disseminating training and key messages to the early years workforce.
In addition you will be a member of the Local Authorities Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) moderation team.
We are seeking a highly motivated, inspirational individual who is passionate about learning and development in the early years. You will understand the many factors that contribute to positive outcomes in these important years that provide the foundation for children’s future health, well-being and attainment.
You will have experience as a successful early years teacher in a culturally diverse setting or school. In addition, you will have recent experience of undertaking leadership responsibilities, collaborating with a range of multi-agency professionals and supporting others to develop their skills and knowledge within the EYFS.
You will be able to make sound judgements on the basis of evidence, identify key issues accurately and understand indicators of performance. The ability to interpret data accurately is essential. You will be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.
For more information please contact:
Jen Haskew (School Effectiveness Lead Professional) Tel: 07557 254080
To apply please click here.
Closing Date: 18th November 2018 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced Child Barred'.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week