Nursery Practitioner 

Posted 5 February by The Littlehaven Nursery

Location: The Littlehaven Nursery

Hours: 40 per week

Salary: £17,637 - £18,822 Full Time (depending on qualifications & experience) + workplace pension + other staff benefits

Annual Leave: 4 weeks plus 1 at Christmas full time staff

Main Purpose of Job:

1. To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting.

2. To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

3. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children needs to be met.

Main Purpose of Job:

1. To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting.

2. To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

3. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children needs to be met.

Main Duties:

  • To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met.
  • To keep records of your key children development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the children's life.
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
  • To advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, staff meetings, seasonal festivals etc..
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc..
  • To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting philosophy is fulfilled.
  • To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting.
  • To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
  • To support nursery assistants, students and volunteers.
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
  • To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, Safeguarding Officer etc..

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Confidentiality
  • Nursery
  • Safeguarding
  • Safety

Application questions

Do you have a NVQ 2 or 3 Safeguarding?
Do you have EYFS knowledge?
Understand Safeguarding?

Reference: 34400594

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