Early Years Practitioner

Recruiter
VD Recruitment
Location
Chigwell
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VD Recruitment has partnered with a wonderful Nursery with excellent management team and fun atmosphere based in Chigwell.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Level 3- Early Years Practitioner to join their dynamic team at the Ofsted Rated ‘Good’ nursery registered for 40 children.

The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of EYFS, an understanding of children’s development and hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare or equivalent.

The main duties expected of a Nursery Nurse is to assist in the planning, organising and co-coordinating a programme of activities within the room, in accordance with the practice guidelines outlined by EYFS and Ofsted.

Salary: £18k - £20k PA

Location – Chigwell IG7

Hours: 40 hours/ week (Early & Late Shifts between 7am to 6.30pm)

Your Responsibilities will be as below, but not limited to:

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Provide high quality care and activities for the children and to recognise both individual and group requirements in a secure, safe and stimulating environment.

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To lead by example, supporting and mentoring less experienced team members

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Deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and any other appropriate guidance for young children in accordance with nursery policy and guidelines.

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Work in partnership with parents/carers, recognising that parents are their children’s first educators, and encourage parental involvement in the nursery.

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Assist and attend parents’ meetings and open days.

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Help Maintain the safety and security of all children, employees and visitors to the Nursery.

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Help carry out regular assessments to ensure all Nursery Health and Safety procedures are followed.

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To ensure that ratios are adhered to at all times

Qualifications and Skills

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A minimum of NVQ Level 3 or above in Childcare

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Commitment and passion

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To work as part of a team

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To use your initiative

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To enjoy working to the highest of standard

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First Aid and Food & Hygiene certificates are desirable

The positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS certificate and references.

If you have the relevant experience & qualification and would like to be a part of a progressive and fun team please send your cv

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