Childcare Quality Improvement Officer
£24,496 - £33,820 Career Graded
25th Nov, 2022
Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced and committed person to join our Quality Improvement Team. The role provides, support, advice and guidance to the childcare sector across the borough including Family Centres, Childminders, Nurseries, Preschools and Out of School Clubs.  This is a career graded post, the suitable applicant will have as a minimum, a relevant level 3 qualification in early year’s (the salary scale is dependent on qualification).

The role requires someone with an extensive up to date knowledge of child development, early years initiatives and guidance and the ability to work creatively to inspire settings across the borough to provide high quality childcare. 

If you are currently working in early years and are passionate about making a difference this is a great opportunity to get an insight into this challenging and rewarding role.

This is a full time temporary role until 30th June 2023.

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

CVs will not be accepted.

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard. 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email  

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

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