Early Years Practitioner

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  • Acton, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : May 9, 2022
  • Apply Before : June 23, 2022
  • Salary: £0 - £2200000
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

A leading group of independent Montessori nurseries and preschools are currently recruiting at Acton W3 for Level 3 or Level 2 qualified Practitioners.

We are looking for passionate Early Years Practitioners with strong knowledge of the EYFS, good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. The individual must be highly motivated and have a positive attitude towards working with children.

You will be joining a BRAND NEW 80 place nursery at Acton W3. This is a full time permanent role with 40 hours/week working with rotating early and late shifts.

Salary Offered –£19,700 to £22,000

Location – Acton W3 – 2 min walk from South Acton Station

Duties & Responsibilities for the Nursery Practitioner / Nursery Nurse –

* Provide high quality care and activities for the children and to recognise both individual and group requirements in a secure, safe and stimulating environment.

* Deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and any other appropriate guidance for young children in accordance with nursery policy and guidelines.

* Observe each child’s progress and report on achievements, looking for progression and continuity alongside the Early Years Foundation Stage.

* Ensure that no child is ever left on their own in the room / nursery / outing.

* Understand and participate in the key person system. To ensure that your own key children learning journey/ profiles are up to date and maintained at the required quality level.

* Work in partnership with parents/carers, recognising that parents are their children’s first educators, and encourage parental involvement in the nursery.

* Assist and attend parents’ meetings and open days.

* Help Maintain the safety and security of all children, employees and visitors to the Nursery.

* Help carry out regular assessments to ensure all Nursery Health and Safety procedures are followed.

* Ensure the cleanliness of the children and their surroundings at all times.

Skills & Qualification Required:

* Level 3 or Level 2 in Childcare & Education (or equivalent)

* QTS or Montessori qualified will be a plus

* Good sound knowledge of the EYFS

* Experience in a nursery setting

* First Aid trained (preferred)

* Good written and communication skills

Staff Benefits Package:

* Excellent Base Salary

* 28 days holidays

* Half day off on your birthday

* Funded training courses to develop your career

* Financial support towards further qualifications

* Increased salary for Level 3 Forest School Leaders

* Career progression and promotion opportunities

* Health care benefits including optical, dental, chiropody and therapy (physio and osteo)

* Westfield Rewards – Exclusive special offers and discounts from more than 450 High Street and online retailers

* Free 24 hours counselling and advice line on wide range of issues

* Ofsted "Outstanding" outcome – "M&S gift voucher" for each staff

* Staff discount for childcare

* Pension Scheme

* Introduce a friend and earn a "M&S gift voucher"

The positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS certificate and references.

If you have the relevant experience & qualification and would like to be a part of a progressive team please send your cv

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