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Job Details

Job Title

Children’s Centre Assistants (as and when required)



£7.8822 per hour, subject to Job Evaluation


Date Posted


Closing Date

10am on Wednesday 9 September 2015

Job Type

Fixed Term until 31 July 2016
Job Description

A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK

Children’s Centre Assistants (as and when required)
£7.8822 per hour, subject to Job Evaluation
Fixed Term until 31 July 2016

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for staff to join the College who can contribute to our continued success.  Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, enrichment activities, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies.  Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

We are seeking Childcare Assistants to join our Children’s Services team, supporting children from 6 months to 11 years and 11 months.  You will facilitate Children’s learning through offering child centred support, stimulation and interaction.  You will work as part of a team to ensure the safeguarding of all children and ensure all children have creative appropriate play whilst maintaining a safe environment.  You will need to have an appropriate qualification in Early Years Care (at a minimum of Level 2) and a good knowledge of education and the principles of the early year’s foundation stage curriculum.  You will be enthusiastic, flexible and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

The Children’s Centre is open 7 days a week and there may be hours available during the week but we have a particular need for staff to work the following hours:

Friday 17.45- 20.30 hrs
Saturday 09.00 - 17.45 hrs
Sunday 09.00 to 13.00 hrs 

To find more information on the college, view the job description and person specification and to apply online please go to www.northern.ac.uk. To receive a paper application please contact the Personnel department on 01226 776000.

Closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 9 September 2015.

Please note that this post is regulated activity.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to complete a Disqualification Declaration Form as part of the Recruitment process.  The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff.

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