Level 6 Practitioner required

Simply Education Ltd
19 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Simply Education are working with a South Bedfordshire nursery who require a Level 6 Childcare Practitioner

Purpose of job role:

To lead the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, and to ensure that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which support all aspects and components of the EYFS curriculum.
To promote excellent practice at all times
To lead practice across the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
To support and mentor other practitioners in the skills and behaviours that safeguard and promote good outcomes for children
To meet requirements of regulatory bodies with relation to EYFS matters, special needs, child protection, Health and Safety and to ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to.

Key responsibilities

Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

Ensure that all practitioners understand the principles and content of the Early Years Foundation Stage and know how to put them in to practice.
Support other practitioners in acknowledging the various influences and transitions experienced by a child from both inside and outside the setting
Practice and promote current legal requirements, national policies and guidance on health and safety, safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children
Childcare and Education

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
Lead planning for the EYFS curriculum and maintain accurate and effective children’s records.
Promote and facilitate partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
Support the development of good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.
Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures.
Ensure the effective implementation of key person procedures within their rooms and to be a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with all children and their families.
Remain abreast of current developments in childcare and education policy and practice

To be accountable for the delivery of high quality provision within the setting
Encourage other practitioners to have high expectations of all children and to demonstrate commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full potential
Establish and sustain a safe, welcoming, purposeful, stimulating and encouraging environment where children feel confident and secure and are able to develop and learn
Promote the use of informed observation and other strategies to monitor children’s activity, development and progress systematically and carefully, and to use this information to inform, plan and improve practice and provision
Plan and provide safe, appropriate, child-led and adult initiated experiences, activities and play opportunities in indoor, outdoor and in out-of-setting contexts, which enable children to develop and learn
Select, prepare and use a range of resources suitable for children’s ages, interests and abilities, taking account of diversity and promoting equality and inclusion

Establish fair, respectful, trusting and constructive relationships with families and parents/carers, and communicate sensitively and effectively with them
To work in partnership with parents / carers and other family members, providing formal and informal opportunities through which information about children’s well-being, development and learning can be shared to improve outcomes
Teamwork and collaboration

Promote the nursery to current parents and potential new parents.
Support the manager and staff during inspections by regulatory bodies and to assist in the implementation of any recommendations.

Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
Ensure the company’s policies on diversity and equal opportunities are adhered to

All candidates who register with Simply Education will be required to have an enhanced DBS/Update Service check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

If you feel you meet this criteria, then do give us a call or hit apply now for an informal chat. Of course if this post is not for you, then why not give us a call on (phone number removed) to see if there is something more suitable and flexible

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