Job Description

We are looking for a long term Early Years Practitioner to cover 40 hrs per week. We are happy to consider 4 days per week.

Our clients vision is that every child and young person in the country has a safe and happy childhood. To help us achieve this, the role will: Be working as part of a team to create an environment in which children’s individual needs are met and high standards of care are provided, which meet the requirements set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Our client protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. To help us achieve this, the role will: 1. Be providing learning programmes for individual or groups of children appropriate to their needs and developmental stages in accordance with Early Years legislation and guidance. 2. Be preparing and supervising dedicated areas/rooms within the setting on specific working patterns through planning, managing ratio of children, provision of a stimulating and appropriate range of activities and ensuring health and care needs are met. 3. Be assuming the role of a key person to a group of children and work in partnership with parents/carers, catering for all children’s individual needs; observing, planning and evaluating development activities; keeping accurate records and maintaining regular contact and communication with parents 4. Be developing productive working relationships with parents/carers, resulting in the appropriate sharing of information and consultation with regards to the needs and developmental progress of the children. 5. Be ensuring the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children, encouraging positive self-image in children and their family regardless of cultural heritage, race, religious beliefs, disability or gender. 6. Be maintaining a high standard of health and safety requirements in the setting adhering to legislative and organisational guidance. 7. Be supporting students undertaking training or work experience in an appropriate and positive manner during their practical placements or providing guidance and direction to less experienced colleagues. 8. Be contributing to the effective financial management of the setting through maintaining reputation, utilising resources effectively and promoting the setting with parents/community 9. Be being alert to child protection and safeguarding issues and inform appropriate line managers of concerns in line with safeguarding policies and procedures 10. Be demonstrating awareness and a clear understanding of own role and areas of responsibility. 11. Be understanding and complying with all nursery policies and procedures, and relevant legislative requirements, informing management immediately of any instances of non-compliance or variations in practices.

You must have:

  • References required for the last 3 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**