Head of Early Years & Childcare

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/01/2023 09:00
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£62,094 to £75,465 (Hays Salary Scale 7)
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Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
27 Jan
Further Information

Are you an outstanding leader, passionate about high quality early years and is ready for the next stage of their career?

Due to the retirement of the current post holder, we are now looking for our new Head of Early Years and Childcare to build on the strong foundation and shape the next stage of our work across our early years network. We are searching for someone who will be committed to a challenging, fast paced, yet rewarding role. You would be at the heart of the education team by leading the early years and childcare advisory team, shaping the suite of services available to settings to support them in offering high quality provision.

We believe that every child deserves to realise their potential through having the ‘best start in life’ therefore our work is crucial. If you want to make a positive contribution to the quality of provision across the early years sector, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a proven track record in leading and inspiring others. The ability to develop and maintain effective relationships across a wide range of stakeholders is key to the success of this role. Alongside this being a strategic thinker, effective communicator, with the ability to successfully manage change would be beneficial.

This is a great opportunity to join a successful team and to have a significant impact on the quality of provision for children across a wide range of settings.

Location: Hybrid working with flexibility to work in our Peterborough offices two days a week.

If you would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Carley Holliman carley.holliman@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

Provisional interview date will be week commencing 6th February 2023

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.