Early Years Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 00006892-1
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Salary: £20,737 to £21,444
  • Sector: Community & Sport, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis we are still recruiting for staff in our nurseries. We are only able to conduct telephone interviews at this point in time as we need to follow the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is keen to hear from you and the Recruitment Team will be reviewing all applications. We will then be offering telephone interviews to successful candidates. We can then advise you on the next stage in the recruitment process. Please keep applying.

Job Description

Our Noah’s Ark Nursery are seeking Early Years Practitioner to join their tight knit team. Located in Tower Hamlets, the nursery is an important community hub, providing much needed support for local families.

We are recruiting for an Early Years Practitioners who can create inspiring experiences for our children, whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. Our Early Years Practitioners will be a supportive team member and can work in a positive and compassionate way.

Job Requirements

Full and relevant child care qualification at level 2 or above.

Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.

At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting

To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.

To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.

To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.

To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care

Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.

A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

working at….

Number of Rooms: 1x baby rooms, 1 x Toddler, 1x Preschool.

•             Total capacity of Nursery: 56 place Nursery

•             Opening Times: 8am-6:00pm

•             Description of outdoor space: We have a large spacious garden where the children enjoy playing with bikes and the sandpit!

•             USP: Our lovely nursery manager Aine has been the nursery manager of Noah’s Ark since 1993! During the opening of the nursery, Aine had the privilege of showing Princess Diana around the setting.

Age: 0-5

Ofsted Rating: Outstanding

STAFF BENEFITS

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector

50% off of childcare

£750 refer a friend bonus

Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period

Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.

10% GLL Gym discount

7% employer contribution towards pension

Guaranteed salary increases after probation

Overtime pay

Annual travel loan

Free life assurance

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey