Preschool Assistant

£ TBD Bank staff / relief cover Term Time Only 05-05-2021 Level 2 childcare qualification
At Nelson Preschool, we are seeking enthusiastic NVQ level 2 or above childcare practitioners to join our bank staff team, to help meet increasing demand.

The Preschool provides care for children aged 2.5 – 4 years during term time. Our sessions are 8:30 am – 1:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, with shifts starting and finishing 30 minutes before and after sessions to allow for set-up, pack-away and preparation for the following day.

Successful candidates will be passionate about providing the children with the best level of care, committed to safeguarding, and well versed in the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. The positions are subject to clear enhanced DBS checks and references. Rates of pay are subject to age and level of qualification.

To apply, please send the attached application form to [email protected] For further information, contact Lisa at [email protected]

Job description:
Job title: Pre-school assistant

Responsible to: Manager

Responsible for: None

Purpose of the job:
To provide quality care within the framework of the settings policies and procedures.

To safeguard children, ensuring excellent education and care in a safe, secure and caring environment.

Main Duties:

To help set up and pack away all resources, ensuring that all hygiene, health and safety standards are met.

To advise the pre-school leader of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.

To communicate with parents/carers and other visitors in a calm, friendly respectful and efficient manner. Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, childcare and play related providers.

Providing comprehensive care for the children within a safe and caring environment; ensuring they get the best start in life by working in close partnership with parents/carers.

Undertake appropriate and relevant training.

To ensure that a high level of confidentiality is maintained in all aspects of work and in line with policies and procedures.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the pre-school manager, in accordance with the pre-schools business plan/objectives.

Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this position along with 2 references.

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