Nursery Practitioner / Nursery Nurse

Location
London (East), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Nov 2017
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Nursery Practitioner / Nursery Nurse

A high performing group of nurseries based in East London and Greater London is looking for experienced Nursery staff to work as Nursery Practitioners; Baby room staff and Pre-School Staff for our nurseries in East London and Essex. We rigorously safeguard children and all applicants will be checked for their suitability to work with children.

QUALIFICATIONS: NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ level 3 or equivalent. Minimum 2 year’s work experience in an Early Year’s setting.

Working hours: Mon - Fri

Background & experience: 

  • Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
  • Experience of being  keyperson for a group of children
  • Great understanding and practical experience of child development and parenting 
  • Experience of working in similar role is essential
  • A strong understanding of Safeguarding practices and processes
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation

Skills:

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • A high degree of professionalism
  • Commitment to equal opportunities for all children and families 
  • A knowledge of safeguarding practices
  • Highly organised with great time management skills

Personal attributes: 

  • Friendly and approachable for families and staff 
  • Enthusiastic, innovative and passionate about working with children

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • To follow and implement all of the policies and procedures set out by the nursery
  • Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery
  • To carry out observations, assessments and tracking processes within the team
  • To demonstrate a sound knowledge of the EYFS
  • To work as part of a strong and friendly team to enhance the children’s learning and development
  • To plan, prepare and review the curriculum with the team in your room reflective of the EYFS
  • To work in partnership with parents and carers
  • To ensure the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • Being a key person who completes on-going assessments to a high standard and is able to support the other staff to do the same 
  • To receive information and give feedback to parents relating to their child’s day at nursery
  • To implement the daily routine in the Nursery.
  • To contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your room in conjunction with other staff
  • To support all staff and engage in a good team building practises
  • To respect confidentiality of information received.
  • To develop your role within the team
  • To show respect and offer equal opportunities to children, parents and colleagues at all times.
  • To ensure that health and safety measures are in place at all times.