Early Years Educator / Afternoon Care – German School

Early Years Educator / Afternoon Care - German School

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Date Posted: 2024-07-08 01:00:08 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: , , United Kingdom, , , United Kingdom, United Kingdom


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Company: Reed- UNLIMITED

Are you an inspiring Early Years Educator who is looking for a permanent, afternoon job? The DSL is part of a long-standing tradition of excellence in the world-wide networks of more than 140 schools abroad. All schools are accredited and supported by the Federal Republic of Germany. DSL offers an appealing and challenging educational programme from Kindergarten to Abitur with a specific emphasis on German language and culture in a bi-lingual environment. The 'Kinderhaus' provides a bi-lingual education for children from 3 years old. Afternoon Carers work with groups of children that are usually led by a German speaking Group Leader. The DSL is set in beautiful, extensive grounds next to the river Thames and it is a wonderful environment for staff and children alike. This is an afternoon role, working from 12.00pm to 17.00pm (with some flexibility) The Early Years Educator / Afteronn Care supports the Group Leader and adapts to the needs of the group. Kindergarten Groups at the DSL are bi-lingual, German and an English, so you must be prepared to engage with the language being spoken. The Group Leader has overall responsibility of the group. There is also close cooperation between the staff, parents and the management. Tasks regularly performed as an Early Years Educator / Afternoon Care - Participation in Kindergarten afternoon meetings and Primary School meetings - Engaging with goups of children and individual children during afternoon play, indoors and outdoors - Ensuring the safety of all children at all time on the school grounds - Supporting children with individual needs - Ensure children are well cared for during lunch time and ensrue meal time standards are followed - Participation in parents' evenings and parent-teacher conferences - Participation in general conferences - Participation in further training - Participation in school events, such as the Lantern Festival, Summer Festival or Open Day - Participation, planning, exchange of information and preparation for an Ofsted inspection - Support observation visits and staff meetings Independent tasks that may arise when you stand in for colleagues - Substitution of colleagues in case of illness - Carrying out and planning group activities - Carrying out and planning small group activities - Carrying out and planning afternoon circles - Carrying out and planning daily routines with the group colleague - Carrying out and planning group projects and children's house projects - Carrying out and planning celebrations within the group or the Kinderhaus - Coordination and exchange with other departments at the school, such as the 'Beratungsquadrat’, German support teacher, health and safety - Obtain information independently, keep up to date with regulations for child education, such as Safeguarding or diverse cultures - Independent work and further training in the 'KindergartenApp’ - Parent work in the form of weekly reports, development sheets, portfolios - Provide guidance for trainees Requirements - At least 1 year experience as qualified Early Years Educator NVQ Level 3 - Excellent command of the English language, oral and written - A positive attitude to work - Reliable and committed to the task in hand - Ability to work under pressure - Ability to work independently - Willingness to cooperate - Willingness to work hard - Ability to work in a team - Experience in working and communicating with parents What’s on Offer Competitive salary depending on experience39 hours weekPaid DSL school holidays (restrictions apply to some dates and the end and beginning of the school year)Be part of a team where you can bring in your ideasExcellent pension contributionBeautiful rural setting next to the River ThamesCycle to work scheme Closing date for applications: 20th August 2024 Please send your Cover Letter and CV through the website. The German School London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and will carry out a DBS check and appropriate screening on applicants. The German School Association is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all applicants who meet the requirements for the position. However, we are especially keen to receive applications from those in minority groups for which the School is currently underrepresented.

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