Nursery Practitioner

Cv-Library Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire NN9 7NP

Posted 2 weeks ago

Main duties include:

  • The Nursery Practitioners role is to assist in the operation of the nursery school providing activities suitable for the Early Years Foundation Stage from 6 weeks to 5 years in conjunction with staff team and nursery manager.

  • To plan, prepare and evaluate activities at the appropriate ability levels of the children

  • A Nursery Practitioner is to be a key person, monitoring and recording all the educational, physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of children

  • Liaise with and support parents/guardians and other family members, encouraging their involvement in the aims of the nursery.

  • Liaise with the Local Authorities and other professionals associated with the nursery school.

  • To ensure that appropriate standards of safety, security and hygiene are maintained at all times on the nursery premises. Specifically to ensure adherence to the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage regulated by Ofsted.

  • To attend regular staff meetings and to participate in nursery social occasions such as nursery fun-days, open evenings and nursery outings.

  • To attend training courses for continual personal development in line with requirements. For Nursery Practitioners.
    Days of work:
    Monday to Friday: consisting of 41.25 hours per week. Shift times of: 07:30am-4:45pm, 08:00am-5:15pm, 9:15am-6:30pm.
    Qualifications and Skills
    Preferred Childcare

  • NNEB

  • BTEC

  • NVQ 3
    Desirable Childcare

  • 12 hour First Aid valid Certificate

  • Valid Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Early Years Foundation Stage Understanding and Training

  • Safeguarding and prevent training

  • At least two years experience, within a Nursery Practitioners role including training, of working with children under five years olds.

  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage:

  • Experience in working in a non-discriminatory manner.

  • Experience of the Key Person system

  • Experience of planning age appropriate activities, experience and interaction in line with a Nursery Practitioners role.

  • Good record keeping

  • Good understanding of team work
    Are you looking for a fantastic career in childcare? Do you have the passion and enthusiasm to support our nursery to strive for success? Do you want to feel valued and supported? We are looking for qualified, experienced Nursery Practitioner staff to join our nursery family and make everlasting wonderful memories!

  • We are committed to Safeguarding children.

*Applicants will require an Enhanced DBS check. This post is subject to Safer Recruitment Process.

  • All applications are welcomed irrespective of sex, creed or disability. In the event of employment, employees must understand that false or misleading information given may result in dismissal.
    In return we provide: Free uniform

  • Competitive salary package, including pension scheme

  • Increasing annual leave with each complete year of service of up to 3 years

  • Regular staff incentives

  • Very generous staff discount on childcare places!

  • Excellent training and development opportunities.

  • Also 200 will be paid to you if you refer a friend!

  • Private Medical Healthcare after probation
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Nursery Practitioner