Early Years Practitioner

Meet minimum wage Full time All Year 20-02-2018 Level 3 childcare qualification
Post 1 Early Years Practitioner level 2/3 Permanent Full and Part time considered

Post 2 Early Years Practitioner level 2/3
Maternity Leave Full and Part time considered

Polka Day Care Ltd is a happy and friendly, full day care setting; providing high quality integrated care and education for children from 3 months to 11 years. We are open all year round, closing only for a week over Christmas and Public Bank Holidays. Our opening hours are 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday and you must be flexible to work between these hours.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection was February 2017, with an outcome of ‘Good’.

We are looking for fun, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. It is essential that you have an exceptional understanding of the individual needs of the age range we care for, and have experience of planning outstanding experiences for them.

You must hold a minimum level 2/3 qualification together with excellent knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage. You will be expected to take on key person responsibilities, ensuring individual care for a group of children and their families. You will also be expected to actively contribute to the planning and implementing of activities and experiences offered. Also, attending monthly room/staff meetings out of normal opening hours.

Polka Day Care Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer; we are also committed to safeguarding the children in our care. Appointment to this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, a signed suitability declaration and the receipt of suitable references. Successful applicants will be required to register on the DBS update service at their own expense (£13 per year).

Interested applicants are welcome to telephone or email the manager, Sharon Cousins, or her deputy, Amy Smith, for further information, or to arrange a visit.