Nursery Practitioner

Dependant on experience Full time All Year 23-03-2018 Level 3 childcare qualification
We are seeking a qualified full time Nursery Practitioner to support the growth of our toddler team.

We are a progressive nursery that provides homely and nurturing learning environments which are well-equipped with resources that spark children’s natural explorative instincts. Our highly qualified and friendly staff team is passionate about providing children with the highest quality care and education. We have 3 stimulating indoor rooms and two large outdoor spaces; one of which is a nature garden. For further information about our setting and ethos, please visit our website: www.nellies-nursery.co.uk

You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day care of children; providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery. You will work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop.

Essential qualifications, training and experience required:
- NNEB, BTEC, NVQ or CACHE Level 3 in Childcare
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within the EYFS with children and families
- Excellent knowledge of EYFS curriculum
- A passion for working with children and supporting children's interests, needs and development
- A proven experience of being a key person and ability to plan and implement age and stage appropriate activities
- Experience of keeping a setting tidy and safe for young children, and completing daily risk assessments
- A proven ability to build positive and constructive relationships with parents/carers and work in partnership with them to achieve the best outcomes for children
- Good communication skills
- Good organisational skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Nellie’s Day Nursery is an equal opportunities setting and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. These positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and the receipt of 2 suitable references. This position will be subject to a 3 month probationary period.