Principal Officer (Early Years)

London E8
£42,830 per annum
12 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

For over 50 years the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been building a better childhood for all.

We are now seeking a Principal Officer to manage and support a range of programmes within our Early Childhood Unit. Bringing strong Early Childhood Education knowledge and experience within the field, the post holder will support the work of the ECU, feeding into NCB’s practice and programmes, and supporting our policy development work. 

We want every child to get the best start in life, because we know that the early years are the foundation on which a person’s future life chances are built. The role of the Principal Officer will support NCB towards achieving this goal.

Position Title: Principal Officer (Early Years)
Job Reference: 1924
Based: London
Position: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £42,830

The successful candidate will have a passion for early education, be a highly motivated and experienced project manager, with significant experience of working within Early Years, and specifically within the field of Early Childhood Education.

Excellent project management and communication skills are essential for this role as are strong IT, presentation and writing skills, along with experience of running projects, managing budgets and organising events.  You need to be passionate about what you do, enjoy working in a fast paced environment and be comfortable working both independently, with team members and with others in our partner organisations.

A commitment to addressing the impact of disadvantage for vulnerable groups of young children is essential.

Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Thursday 3 October 2019.
Assessment and interviews to be conducted on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October 2019.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the information pack and application form. 

Please quote job title and reference number. CV’s will not be accepted.

Committed to equal opportunities.

No agencies please.

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