pre-school leader in warrington

11 July 2018
craig rogers, randstad education
job type
£ 17,000 - £ 18,000 per year
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warrington, north west
sub specialism
Early Years
job type
working hours
£ 17,000 - £ 18,000 per year
Non Teaching
reference number
craig rogers, randstad education
01925 575975
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job description

Pre-School Leader

We are recruiting for a Pre-School Leader to join one of our settings based in Warrington. The setting consists on average 30 pupils per session and involves working with a team of 6 FTE members of staff. In order to meet the requirements for this role you most possess a Lv3 qualification in childcare and be familiar with the EYFS curriculum.

The role is 37.5 hours per week (8-5) and is term time only which is ideal for those with families. If you are interested in this role please read the requirements below and contact our team asap

Key Areas of Responsibility

* To create a safe environment for pupils and staff to work in and keep up to date with health & safety requirements.
* To formulate the aims and objectives of the pre-school and policies for implementation.
* To keep up to date with current issues within Early Years, sharing information with the pre-school team.
* To develop a cycle of planning, implementation, review and evaluation of the pre-school development plan.
* To monitor and evaluate the impact of policies, practices and targets in the setting, identifying possible development needs.

Teaching and Learning

* To be an excellent role model to all staff and children.
* To track and monitor children's progress, identifying gaps in children's learning through analysis of data using the Tapestry Online Learning Journal.
* To play the primary role in the development of high quality teaching within the setting, supporting the Pre-school Deputy with the planning and delivery of a creative and stimulating curriculum.
* To ensure appropriate equipment and materials are set up before the children arrive, both indoors and outdoors, and are tidied away at the end of every session and the room left clean for the next session.
* To ensure that all children in the setting are able to learn and achieve the best possible outcomes and barriers to participation are removed.
* To ensure early identification of special needs within the setting in conjunction with the SENCO, to comply with requirements of the SEN Code of Practice.

* To liaise and work in partnership with other external agencies, both statutory and voluntary, where appropriate.

* To ensure supervision and appraisal for all staff meet the requirements of the EYFS Statutory Framework.
* To keep up to date with new legislation, regulators and guidelines linked to the EYFS and its implementation.

Leadership and Management

* Implementation of policies and practice to develop the setting.
* To support the staff in the setting, inspiring them to deliver outstanding results, by setting clear objectives for the team.
* To ensure that the provision meets the required OFSTED standards and promotes a culture of continuous improvement.
* To promote the potential for leadership in others.
* To challenge and support others in developing professionally.
* To ensure own continual professional development needs are identified and acted upon.
* To carry out half termly supervision and appraisal of the staff team.
* To act as a mentor to staff where necessary.
* To induct and oversee volunteers, students on placements and work experience in the setting.
* To promote the setting within the local community.
* To ensure the day to day running of the setting.
* To organise and lead INSET days and workshops for staff development.
* To organise and lead workshops for families.
* To work in partnership with primary schools, ensuring the successful transition of children.


* Ensure that Safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
* Undertake training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required.
* To adhere to Health and Safety requirements for the setting.
* To adhere to equal opportunities access and attitude within the setting.

Pastoral Care

* To promote and safeguard the welfare of all children and staff.
* To promote pro-social behaviour and attitudes within children, through the use of policies and procedures.
* To ensure that the health & well-being of all children is maintained.


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