Educator (Level 3)

£12.20 - £13.30 hourly
  • Naturally Learning
  • Truro, UK
  • 15 Mar, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

Job Description

Nursery Educator

Role Brief

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery
  • To ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted
  • To give support to other team members throughout the nursery
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop.

Line Manager – Nursery Manager and Room Lead


  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys
  • Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before parents receives it


  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • key children’s development and learning journeys to be shared this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life


  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received.


  • To follow the nursery safeguarding procedure to ensure all children are kept safe, well and secure
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the nursery and parent collects the child


  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key person
  • To attend all training relevant to the role and deemed appropriate by the manager/training provider

Practice and Provision

  • Operate a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s ethos is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Look upon the nursery, as a “whole” where can your help be most utilised? Be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit each individual child's stage of development and interests
  • To ensure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history

Health & Safety

  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times

To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events etc. To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and ensure all staff uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £12.30-£13.30 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week




  • Additional leave
  • Childcare Discount
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme

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