Maternity Cover

£ Dependent on experience and qualification Full time All Year 30-11-2021 Level 3 childcare qualification
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team for Maternity Cover in our toddler room to start January 2022.

Full time desirable but we will consider part time applicants dependent on the needs of the Nursery.

Minimum Level 3 qualification in Early Years and childcare absolutely essential.
• Qualified Nursery Practitioner for ages 18 months to 3 years
Location: Taverham, Norwich
Humpty Dumpty's Kindergarden, NR8 6HT

Salary: Dependent on qualification and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established team to work closely supporting children aged 0-5 years.
The nursery has an excellent reputation and we want to maintain the excellent standards that the nursery aspires to.

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.

� 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 this position, please email Laura Wood or Deputy Manager Amy Smith at:- [email protected] with your CV attached in the first instance. If your CV is desirable, an application form will be sent to you via email.
You can call the nursery 01603 866477.
Please have a look at our Facebook page