Job Title:Pre School Assistant
Reporting to:Room Leader
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Hours: 8am - 1pm
Salary: £ 11233
Our client is passionate and enthusiastic about providing the highest quality childcare and education. They believe in providing every child with plentiful learning opportunities and work in partnership with parents and carers to ensure every child is happy.
Assists the Base Room Manager in managing base room activities
Ensuring that all daily routines are adhered to and that all key worker children’s development records are updated and maintained.
Provides a friendly, caring and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children.
Adheres to all policies and procedures in relation to the safeguarding of children. Reports any suspicion of abuse or neglect to the Nursery Manager.
Ensures that operational procedures and policies are fully understood and consistently followed.
Communicates effectively with parents and other visitors to the nursery.
Actively contributes and participates as part of the team, attending team meetings and activities.
Provides support and guidance to unqualified or new colleagues.
Provides support in base rooms to other nurseries as and when required.
Perform any ad hoc duties as required.
Is mindful of personal safety and safety of colleagues.
Attends training courses to further personal development.
Actively develops professional learning and qualification.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE:
Essential to Role
Experience of working in a childcare environment.
Excellent communication skills.
An understanding of child development.
Empathetic, caring and friendly.
Enthusiastic, positive attitude.
Level 2 or 3 or equivalent qualification in accordance with Ofsted guidelines.
Desirable to role
Ability to work as part of a team.
Experience of acting in a supervisory role.
Experience of taking responsibility for a co-coordinator role i.e. SEN, SENCO, First Aid