Maternity Cover Nursery Practitioner

Up to £8.50 per hour Full time All Year 30-09-2019 Level 3 childcare qualification
We are an Ofsted Outstanding, highly regarded, busy private Day Nursery open all year round from 8am - 6pm. We are an accredited Curiosity Approach setting and a knowledge of this would be advantageous.

We are looking to recruit a qualified (preferably Level 3 or above), enthusiastic, motivated, articulate and experienced Maternity Cover Nursery Practitioner to work alongside a small dedicated and experienced staff team in our Ladybird Room (0- 2 yr olds).

You will need to have had recent experience within the Early Years and specifically the 0-2 age range, you must have a very strong knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), have an excellent standard of both written and spoken English and be willing to embrace our ethos.

The successful candidate will contribute to all aspects of the room including, developing nurturing relationships with families and children and assuming the key person role, observation, planning for individual children, actively participating in providing interesting resources to inspire children, being part of a committed and enthusiastic staff team. Knowledge of Tapestry would be an advantage although not essential as full training will be given.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a forward thinking and supportive team who consistently deliver outstanding Early Years Care and Education.

Days/hours of work, all year round:

Monday 7.45am - 6pm

Tuesday 7.45am - 6pm

Wednesday 7.45am - 6pm

Thursday 7.45am - 6pm

Start date: October 2019 for period of Maternity Leave

All applicants are subject to pre-employment checks and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check and the receipt of suitable references. Loddon Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.