Jun 18, 2018
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Early Years Practitioner to join our team. This is a full-time position, 30-35 hours per week, (Part-time may be considered depending on applicants). The nursery is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm, 50 weeks per year (closed for 2 weeks over the Christmas period). Practitioners work shifts between 7.45am and 6pm. Main duties include, working as part of the team in all aspects of nursery life, key person to a maximum of 8/9 children, making online observations and assessments for 1 focus child per week, completing progress summaries and supporting children’s next steps through ‘In-the-moment-planning’ and their daily routines. All practitioners are allocated paperwork time to ensure work is not taken home at the end of the day. We believe in a work / life balance and offer reciprocal flexibility when needed. Good knowledge and understanding of child development (0-5 years), the needs of young children, the EYFS, safeguarding practices, current Ofsted guidelines and behaviour management is essential. Good communication skills, a high level of commitment and personal integrity are also required. Qualifications and Education Essential NVQ Level 3 + (or equivalent) in Early Years Education or Early Years Childcare (as defined by the Department of Education). Current Valid Paediatric First Aid Certificate. Good level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills Current clear DBS Desirable Safeguarding Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificate Clean drivers licence and own transport due to locality Forest school training / experience Salary: Dependant on experience and qualifications (will be discussed in an interview) We are an equal opportunities employer so candidates must also have commitment to equal opportunities, religious and cultural diversity; We are also fully committed to safeguarding children so applicants must have good mental and physical health. An Enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references will be required for successful candidates. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. CV's are not an acceptable method of application. All applicants must complete an application form.
Little Deers Day Nursery Hampshire, UK Full time