09 Feb, 2018
To manage the day to day running of the room and ensure staff are deployed appropriately
To make sure all children have full access to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, making sure all planning is completed and implemented
To help create and foster development, safety and welfare of the children including the positive management of children’s behaviour
To employ techniques to help staff work as a team and support them in their roles
To lead the team and offer support when planning, preparing and delivering activities to meet the individual needs of all children under Chestnut Nursery School care including those with Special Educational Needs.
To work as part of a team to provide activities and resources within the nursery which reflects the multi cultural nature of the local community
To provide a welcoming, happy, safe and friendly environment for all.
To understand the religious, ethnic and cultural differences and to incorporate these into activities and the daily routine of the Nursery
To help prepare and serve snacks and main meals for children in the nursery, knowing individual dietary requirements and following the nurseries food policy
To lead in providing a safe and secure environment for the children in the Nursery.
To attend and contribute to Nursery staff meetings as required.
To be a good role model for childcare practitioners and students
To help new staff fit into the nursery environment
To encourage parents and carers to be involved in the setting and their children’s learning
To attend at least 3 parents/carers meetings a year (these may occur outside standard working hours)
To attend at least one Saturday open day per year.
To take responsibility for the care and use of resources
To be a key person for a group of children ensuring their time at nursery is fun, educational and they are well cared for
To ensure all necessary steps are taken to keep children safe and well
To report any concerns to the nominated safeguarding officer
To ensure the observe, record, report procedure is followed
To understand Chestnut Nursery Schools safeguarding policy and procedures
To keep abreast of any changes to the safeguarding policy and procedures
To ensure that your team are updated on any changes to the safeguarding policy and procedures.
To relay all information regarding parents, carers and children which is made available to you as a result of your work to the appropriate person. To know and treat some information as confidential to yourself and your line manager
ASSESSMENT AND RECORD KEEPING
To complete and maintain accurate records of children as required by the nursery including regular observations and keeping each child’s profile up to date
To monitor planning and activities in your base room and ensure appropriate activities are carried out
To ensure your team are keeping up to date with their workload by monitoring their profiles on a weekly basis
To keep parents fully informed of their child’s health, welfare and educational progress within the nursery on a daily basis
To be responsible for and lead in planning, assessments and recording and to attend regular room meetings to ensure that quality childcare is provided
To maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all times in relation to yourself, children, equipment and the environment, undertaking cleaning duties as necessary
To monitor and ensure your team maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness
HEALTH AND SAFETY
To implement and ensure your team adhere to the health and safety procedures in regard to the nursery premises, equipment, children, other staff, visitors and parents
To be responsible for the completion of daily risk assessments with in your room
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
To make yourself and others aware of the policies and procedures in place at the nursery and put them into practice.
To undertake training as required.
To contribute alongside senior members of staff in identifying the training needs of your team.
To comply with the nursery’s equal opportunities policy and its implementation and to apply it to all aspects of work at the nursery
Chestnut Nursery Schools
Barking, United Kingdom
Full or Part Time