Early Years Practitioner

  • Kinderland Day Nursery Ltd
  • South Croydon, UK
  • 05 Dec, 2023
Full time

Job Description

--- Family run! ·· Supportive Management and team! ·· 50% Employee Discount! ·· CPD opportunities and Salary Reviews! ·· Lots of training opportunities! ·· Staff Member of the term £200 voucher opportunity! ·· Team of the term £25 voucher! ·· Additional Leave bonuses! ·· Wellbeing Support ---

The vision of Kinderland Day Nursery is to provide an environment where children are happy, stimulated, safe and healthy. We have a lovely building and fantastic resources but truly believe that our staff are the best resource and make the biggest difference in our children's lives!

We are looking for a fun, kind and caring Level 3 Practitioner who has a real passion for the Early Years to join our lovely, well-established private day nursery. If that's you we would love to hear from you! We are based in South Croydon, Greater London and are a family run Nursery that has been open since 1995.

Main Responsibilities:
· Doing the invaluable job of using the EYFS to help children grow into the best little people they can be!
· Developing and maintaining professional relationships with parents and carers.

· Using open dialogue and giving regular feedback so that we can support families with little ones in our care ensuring well-being for all.
· Looking after every aspect of a child’s personal care needs each day. Keeping them happy, safe, stimulated and making sure they have fun learning with us!
· Creating and maintaining a innovative learning space where children can explore and learn every day! Looking after our quality resources and both outdoor/indoor space.
· Promoting a healthy lifestyle for all children encouraging and supporting them at meal and snack times whilst also ensuring they have lots of time for active play!

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Child Care then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

To be considered for the Early Years Practitioner role you must have a relevant Level 3 childcare qualification, good knowledge of the EYFS but someone who is newly qualified and interested in advancement in child care will also be considered.

We are looking for someone who….
· Has good communication skills
· Desire to help children develop and grow to achieve their full potential!
· Sense of humour
· Enthusiasm and patience
· An attentive and compassionate nature
· A BIG smile!

The role can be offered as 4 thru-shift days with a full day off per week (42 hours p/w)

OR

Monday - Friday work shfits (43.75 hours p/w)

Additional information: The nursery is within walking distance to many transport links including tram, railway and buses. Package includes annual leave allowance of up to 25 days plus bank holidays, competitive salary!

Safeguarding

We have named persons within the nursery who take lead responsibility for safeguarding and
co-ordinate child protection and welfare issues, known as the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL), there is always at least one designated person on duty during the opening hours of the setting.
All applicants should be aware that a huge part of the role is ensuring children are continuously safeguarded from any harm. Any job offers will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, thorough referencing, an induction programme, and 3 months’ probation period. All successful candidates will be given lots of training upon starting their role.

 

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website. Please detail any criminal convictions except those 'spent', or otherwise ‘protected’, under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you have none, please state. Employment is dependent upon obtaining a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Data protection

We are aware of our obligations under data protection legislation, including the obligation to collect only the data that is required for our specific purpose. The information collected in this application form is specific to our recruitment exercise and necessary for the performance of the role that you have applied for. If you are recruited for the role you have applied for, or any other role you are offered by us, the information provided will then be used for the purposes of your employment with us, together with further information collected upon recruitment for those purposes. We are aware of our obligations under data protection legislation, including the obligation to collect only the data that is required for our specific purpose. The information collected in this application form is specific to our recruitment exercise and necessary for the performance of the role that you have applied for. If you are recruited for the role you have applied for, or any other role you are offered by us, the information provided will then be used for the purposes of your employment with us, together with further information collected upon recruitment for those purposes.

 

 

Benefits
  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programme

Nursery Name

Kinderland Day Nursery