Nursery Nurse Early Years Practitioner

Employer
Bright Horizons
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

Job Details

We are currently recruiting for a passionate Nursery Nurse to join our wonderful Coulsdon Day Nursery and Preschool. Our nursery is situated in Coulsdon.

Our nursery is proudly rated Ofsted 'Good'. We are set within a beautiful large setting, benefiting from a dedicated sensory area and stunning outdoor garden complete with a cycling track, undercover studio and sandpit!

As a Nursery Nurse working with us, you can expect a competitive salary from £20,000 - £26,000 per annum, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs

* Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs

* Make accurate and effective assessments which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach

* Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision

* Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play

* Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures

* Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies

* Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours

* Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times

* Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication at all levels

* Attend staff meetings and training sessions for continuous professional development

* Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life

* Working as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands ie. Hygiene standards and room preparation

* To provide support for your colleagues within the nursery and the broader business.

EXPERIENCE (ESSENTIAL):

* Experience of working within the Early Years Sector

EXPERIENCE (DESIRABLE):

* Previous experience of working as a key person

* Specific experience of working with 0-2 year age range

KNOWLEDGE (ESSENTIAL):

* Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage

KNOWLEDGE (DESIRABLE):

* Early years curriculum

* Basic understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection

* Basic understanding of wider legislative requirements for working with children

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (ESSENTIAL):

* Strong communication skills both written and verbal

* Ability to be flexible, adaptable and embrace new ways of doing things

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES (DESIRABLE):

* Child Protection

* Genuine desire and passion for ongoing learning and development

QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL):

* Full and relevant Level 2/3 Childcare qualification

* Current Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30/06/2018

QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRABLE):

* Paediatric First Aid

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