Early Years Officer (Triangle Children’s Centre)



Closing Date:

23 Jun 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SO1
Salary: £35,577 – £36,567 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract (12 Months)
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024
Interview Date: July 2024

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture.

Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

About the Role

We are looking for a full time Early Years Officer who is highly creative, passionate, inspirational, and energetic to take the lead in developing and motivating a high level of care, learning, play and education for children aged 2 years to rising 5 year olds.

We are excited to find a new team member to join our experienced team for the next exciting phase of our development. This will be a great opportunity for you to be part of our vision in being a beacon of outstanding childcare and education in the Local Authority.

About You

Any applicants will require a level 3 in Children’s Care Learning and Development or hold an equivalent qualification with the following experience:

  • Have experience with working with young and be a confident key person with solid knowledge of child development, the EYFS, individual learning styles and how to support families through guidance, empathy and partnership working.
  • Be an inspirational role model to with at least 3 years’ experience leading a team.
  • To be an effective leader having the confidence to be being available to pause, support, reflect and enhance practice on the spot as well as through as part of mentoring others.
  • You will have the ability to listen to children’s voices, observe and support children’s individual lines of enquiry.
  • To have excellent skills in teamwork, using your initiative and being forward thinking.
  • To be able to promote excellent practice through providing first class childcare and education.
  • To have excellent skills in teamwork, using your initiative, be forward thinking and an exemplary role model.
  • Have a strong commitment to the welfare of all children.
  • Have a high level of competency in literacy skills and writing skills.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement up to 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and well-being support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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