Level 3 Practitioner required

Simply Education Ltd
16 Feb 2019
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A large village nursery are looking for a permanent Level 3 Childcare Practitioner to join their existing team.

Hours: 7.30am - 6.30pm Monday to Friday (Flexible)

Essential qualifications: Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent

Desired experience: A minimum 1 year working in an early years setting

The nursery are looking for looking for a driven and ambitious candidate to work as part of their existing team in a busy setting, taking on a key carer role and planning activities, monitoring the children's progress and planning for their next steps. The ideal candidate will be expected to promote, encourage and cascade good practice throughout the setting and to be a role model and mentor to less experience team members.

The ideal candidate will be required to:

· Support the implementation of the curriculum in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Ofsted registration and inspection criteria.
· Maintain and meet requirements for the planning, observation, assessment and recording of children’s development.
· Ensure parents/carers are kept fully informed and included in record keeping, monitoring and reviewing the progress of their child.
· Establish and maintain relationships with the children to facilitate their learning and develop and maintain relationships with parents and carers to further support the children.
· Interact with and support children to foster enthusiasm for learning.
· 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.
· Promote children’s rights, equality, inclusion and anti-discriminatory practice in all aspects of the setting.
· Actively support the development of children’s language and communication skills.
· Maintain a positive and proactive culture amongst practitioners in being able to identify and support children whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes or difficulties in their personal circumstances, ensuring team members know when to refer them to colleagues for specialist support.
· Under the guidance of the setting engage actively with local schools and Early Years Settings.
· Promote equality of opportunity and positive behaviour management strategies.

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.

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