Nursery Assistant Practitioner - Sutton

Posted 13 March by GLL Featured

Sutton Day Nursery in Sutton, Surrey is looking for an experienced Nursery Assistant Practitioner to run the toddler Room for 30 hours a week.

Sutton Day Nursery, operated by GLL, is a unique and inspiring day nursery with capacity for 75 babies and young children per day. The nursery is situated in Sutton Sports Village which means our babies and children get to experience all that the facility has to offer including use of the dance studios for creative movement, football pitches and professionally catered kitchens. Our pre-school room looks after up to 32 children each day, with some staying a full day and some for part of the day.

As Nursery Assistant Practitioner, you'll assist with providing and overseeing care for all the children in our nursery and ensure your team of nursery nurses are supported to provide a high-quality service where children can play, learn, socialise and develop in a friendly and welcoming environment. You'll support the Nursery Manager in maintaining good links with the parents and wider community and forge relationships with parents and families to help support their children's learning and progress.

It goes without saying that you're passionate about working with babies and children but you'll also need to be professionally qualified with a minimum NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, understanding of Ofsted regulations and an excellent working knowledge of the EYFS framework and principles. Responsible and well-organised, you'll provide an environment where health and safety is of paramount importance be that from the physical environment and room set up to dietary requirements and allergies.

A natural leader, you'll be a good role model to your team, providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care to the children under your supervision.

As well as all the support you'd expect from a big organisation, we offer:

  • Pension
  • Child care vouchers
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • Career pathways
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Ride to work scheme
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events

If you're passionate and committed about what you do and believe in our social ethos of accessibility and affordability to all, then apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
Better Children’s Centres are run by GLL, the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • Child Care
  • Communication Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • NVQs

Reference: 34672860

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