Early Years practitioner

TBC Full time All Year 08-02-2019 Level 3 childcare qualification
Due to increased child numbers and maternity leave we require additional practitioners within our baby room. To plan and organise a high quality learning environment, ensuring that it is stimulating and welcoming to all children.
To be able to plan, observe and record children’s interests and developments, ensuring children’s learning needs are met in appropriate and creative ways in accordance with EYFS.
To ensure all legal requirements and standards are met at all times in line with OFSTED Early Years Directorate.
To follow and maintain procedures for regular reviews and assessments of each child’s progress.
To establish and maintain positive relationships with parents in a way that supports the children’s learning and development and parental involvement.
To develop and maintain positive relationships with the children’s centre and other early Years professionals, and link with the school to aid in the smooth transition of the children.
To offer support and guidance to parents, and to liaise with other agencies as appropriate.
To act as an effective key person to a group of children.
To take part in all aspects of the daily routine to include toileting/changing, meal times and cleaning duties.
To maintain high standards of accuracy and confidentiality in record keeping.
Ensure child protection procedures and policies are adhered to and concerns are reported in line with these.
Ensure that all health and hygiene requirements are adhered to at all times.
To assist with the development of policies and procedures.
To undertake any other responsibilities as may be deemed necessary, under direction of the line manager, commensurate with salary and post.