Early years practitioner/nursery nurse/QTS

We Care Child Care
London (Greater)
From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
06 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Early years practitioner/nursery nurse/QTS
Main Purpose:

Under the direction of the Director, Foundation Stage Leader, to be jointly responsible for the education, care and welfare of the children in the Foundation Stage.To keep in mind the preschools’ aims and values in the fulfilment of all professional duties.Responsible To:

The Foundation Stage Team Leader

Professional Duties:

·To lead teaching and learning activities such as synthetic phonics and guided reading

·To assist in the development of the Early Years Foundation Stage and to help to implement the EYFS Curriculum

·To be actively involved in the discussion and development of preschool’s policies and practice

·To assist in the planning and preparation of learning activities to assess learning to inform planning

·To help to set clear targets for children progress

·To assess, record and report on children’s developments, identifying strengths and needs

·To help to maintain an attractive and well-organised environment

·To work with outside agencies in supporting children

·To attend staff meetings and forums when appropriate

·To support the provision of Planning, Preparation & Assessment time for the Foundation Stage Team Leader

Care and Welfare of Children·To attend to the health, safety and welfare of children at all times, including playground supervision, care and cleaning of toys; and the cleaning of incontinent children when necessary

·To deliver programmes designed by other services such as Speech & Language programmes

·To administer First Aid when necessary, if a qualified First Aider

·To foster close relationships with children and their parents, offering help and guidance where appropriate

·To administer medicines in accordance with preschool policy

Other Key Areas·To help to maintain good order among children, providing clear, consistent, firm and caring guidelines for children’s behaviour, in line with the preschool policy and ethos

·To work as a team member with all colleagues

·To participate in training and development activities, ensuring continuous professional development

·To be familiar with the preschool’s Health and Safety Policy and to be vigilant for risk at all times and take appropriate action to minimise risk

·To seek help or advice wherever necessary

·To maintain confidentiality

·To know how to implement early foreign language learning.

Entitlement to Professional Development·Participation in Continuing Professional Development

·Professional opportunities to extend areas of skill and experience

·Annual performance review and professional development interview with Foundation Stage Leader

Job Requirement


Personal Qualities

·Well-organised, professional, innovative and tactful

·A reflective practitioner


·Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

·Have a sense of humour

·Able to manage an appropriate work-life balance

·Passionate about wanting to make a difference to our children

·Has a desire to further their own learning and is ambitious for their career

·Have an approachable and friendly manner

·To have varied interests outside preschool and education

·Have an awareness of the needs of others

This job description is intended to give you an indication of the main duties, but is not meant to be an exhaustive list.

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