Senior Practitioner

£17,620 p.a. Full time All Year 31-12-2020 Level 3 childcare qualification
Job Type: Full time, 50 weeks per year
Work pattern: Minimum 40 hours, 4 days per week

If you have a big smile with a nurturing and caring personality, are organised, patient and hardworking with a “can do” attitude, you are probably exactly what we are looking for to join our wonderful hard working team.

• At least 2 years relevant experience
• Experience of observing, assessing, and planning
• Experience of working with 2-3-year olds
• Experience of managing a group of 8-12 key children
• Awareness of dietary and food related allergies

Highly desirable:
• Leadership qualities
• Early Years qualification LV4 and above
• Transferrable Enhanced Disclosure and barring check
• Valid certification in; Food Hygiene, First Aid, Child Protection and Step On training

Childerwood Nursery offers:
• Full induction with ongoing mentoring and support
• Continuous Professional Development Training programme
• A minimum starting salary with good annual salary reviews for continuous service
• 28-days holiday (including Bank holiday)
• 25% discounted childcare
• Performance based bonuses

Childerwood Nursery is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we our staff to share this thesis. We also offer additional staff benefits, such as a Nest pension and excellent working conditions in a friendly and caring atmosphere.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. Successful candidates will be required to provide a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and two suitable references.

If you feel you fit the above criteria and are passionate about working in a challenging role then call the office on 01603 865477 for further details including the Job Description and Person Specification, or to request an application form please email: [email protected]