2 x Practitioners

£7.70-£8.21 ph dependent on age/experience/quals. Full time All Year 20-03-2020 Level 3 childcare qualification
Exciting times here at Humpty Dumptys Kindergarden! We are in the process of expanding our wonderful nursery and we are looking for two experienced practitioners - one to join our baby room and one to join our toddler room.

Along with our exciting expansion, we are also in the process of revamping and redecorating our existing rooms! Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to be part of a team which is dedicated to providing children with an exceptional start to their early years education!
You will be someone who is mature, experienced and focused on delivering excellent standards of care and education with a natural ability to work as part of a team.
Hours: 42.5 per week
Practitioner: Full time: Monday – Friday on a rota system. Part time will be considered.
Salary: £7.70-£8.21 ph

Essential Requirements:
Current DBS certificate/ Clean criminal record
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (can be updated)
Paediatric First Aid certificate (can be updated)
Safeguarding children certificate (can be updated)
An ability to demonstrate responsibility and use your own initiative. Applicants will also be required to have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS.
Knowledge of health and safety legislation, the Ofsted Standards and all other legislative bodies is also essential.

We are also looking for someone who....
* Has a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special.
* Is able to laugh at jokes they don't understand, or don't find funny!
* If a child requests that they be a captain of a pirate ship, they will be the best pirate captain they can be!
* Feels comfortable telling everybody in the same room as them that they are going to the toilet!
* Doesn't have to have the ability to be able to sing in tune, but must have the confidence to sing out of tune in front of a crowd.
* Must be able to distribute warm hugs, as and when required.
* Must possess the skills required to rapidly count the heads of numerous moving small people. This is of the utmost importance.
* Must be comfortable entering public places on the way home from work, with unknown substances on their clothing.
* Must have a high level of comfort talking about bodily functions.
* Must have the ability to pretend to eat playdough creations realistically. This is an essential requirement along with drinking numerous cups of pretend tea.
* Must have the ability to read a ten page story, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page.
* Must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day.
* Loves being outside come rain or shine. At Humpty Dumpty's we love the great outdoors.
* Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There is simply no other job quite like it.

If the above sounds like you, and you think you fit the criteria, we would love to hear from you!
If you are interested in applying for either of these positions, please email Owner/Manager Laura Wood or Deputy Manager Amy Smith at: [email protected]
Alternatively, you can call the nursery 01603 866477 and an application form will be sent to you via email.