Nursery Practitioner

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mitcham
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-08 00:00:00
Reference: 582101129
Contact Name: Alex OHarney
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 08:37

Job Description

A nursery in Mitcham are looking for a Level 3 Qualified Nursery Practitioner to work in one of their fast growing Nurseries. Well organised and lively setting with exceptional childcare services for children from 3 months to five years.

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • To work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns e.g. health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To take action to support the setting to achieve and maintain a minimum good Ofsted rating at the next inspection.
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences.
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures.
  • To support meal times within the setting.
  • To actively participate at team meetings, supervision meetings and appraisal meetings.
  • To attend training courses as required and to take responsibility for personal development.
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff, which is acquired as part of the job.
  • To assist with the planning of the curriculum using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for guidance.
  • To help to set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session
  • To act as a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all the setting's operational policies and procedures, e.g. health and safety, fire precautions, dropping off and collection of children, food safety, cleanliness of the setting.
  • To ensure that adequate records are kept and updated regularly.
  • To promote the setting to current parents and potential customers.
  • To deal with issues and conflict on professional level respecting other members of staff.
  • Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification or equivalent, and a commitment to obtaining a level 4 qualification.
  • Current First Aid, GM, Prevent Duty and Food Safety training.
  • Sound knowledge of child development from birth to five years.
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
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