Nursery Practitioner

Zoek Pin Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

£18k - 22k per year

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 23 days ago

Nursey Practitioner

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Nursey Practitioner based in Cambridge. The successful candidate will earn £18-£22k depending on experience.

Role Requirements

Essential

  • Level 2 or 3 in Childcare or Early years Qualification
  • Appropriate child protection training.
  • Ability to deliver excellent quality care for children 0-5 years.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team effectively
  • Knowledge of child protection, EYFS and OFSTED regulations and Health & Safety issues.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the implementation of equal opportunities
  • Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
  • Ability to work on own initiative, use good judgement and common sense.
  • Reliable, responsible with a caring and friendly personality
  • Ability to be patient and show empathy with all children and make informed decisions
  • Reliable, responsible with a caring and friendly personality
  • Ability to communicate and listen to children, understand child behaviour and care
  • Ability to be efficient, expressive and creative
  • Ability to handle emergency situations calmly
  • Ability to be organised and practical
  • Ability to practise inclusiveness at all levels
  • To be flexible and adaptable in work
  • Computer Literate

Desirable

  • Early Years qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Competence in the use of ICT and common software packages . Word, Excel

Role Responsibilities (not limited to)

  • To assist and support the teachers and key workers in their duties.
  • To teach all areas of the foundation stage, which is focused on helping the children to achieve early learning goals.
  • Motivating and stimulating the children's learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience.
  • Providing pastoral care and support to children and providing them with a secure environment to learn.
  • Devising and producing visual aids and teaching resources.
  • Organising learning materials and resources and making imaginative use of resources;
  • Assisting with the development of children's personal/social and language abilities.
  • Supporting the development of children's basic skills, including physical coordination, speech and communication.
  • Encouraging children's mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play.
  • Developing children's curiosity and knowledge.
  • Respect confidentiality within the setting.
  • Comply with Health and Safety regulations
  • To carry out any ad hoc projects or additional duties as requested by the Supervisor or Manager.
  • To be involved and assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring, stimulating, creative and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in your care.

Company

Our client was established in 2000 to offer children from the Cambridge area a safe, friendly and fun place to learn and socialise with the support of the very best nursery staff.

As a family owned and operated business they pride themselves on giving the best care and attention possible to the children that attend, always pursuing their philosophy to respect, celebrate and nurture each child ensuring they have the opportunity to reach their own potential.

Why should you apply?

  • The chance to join a well-established company
  • The opportunity to become part of a hardworking, dedicated team
  • To showcase your knowledge and experience

If you're the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Early Years Practitioner, NVQ Level 3 Childcare, Learning and Development, EYFS, OFSTED, Safeguarding, Child Protection, Nursery, Health and Social, Level 2 , Care, SENCO, Nanny, Childminder, Room Leader, Educator, Teaching, Teacher, Classroom, Assistant, Early Years, Practitioner, Preschool

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