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There are various types of child nursery jobs available in the childcare industry. Here are some common roles:

  1. Nursery Practitioner/Teacher: Nursery practitioners or teachers are responsible for the overall care and education of children in a nursery setting. They plan and deliver age-appropriate activities, monitor children's development, and ensure their safety and well-being.

  2. Nursery Nurse: Nursery nurses work closely with nursery practitioners and assist in the day-to-day care of children. They support children's learning and development, supervise play activities, help with meals and hygiene routines, and maintain a safe and nurturing environment.

  3. Nursery Manager: Nursery managers oversee the operations of a nursery or childcare centre. They are responsible for managing staff, implementing policies and procedures, maintaining health and safety standards, liaising with parents, and ensuring the smooth running of the nursery.

  4. Room Leader: Room leaders are experienced practitioners who supervise a specific group or room within a nursery. They coordinate activities, support the development of their assigned group of children, and provide guidance to nursery practitioners and assistants.

  5. Early Years Practitioner: Early years practitioners work with children aged 0-5 years, focusing on their early development and learning. They plan and deliver age-appropriate activities, support children's social and emotional development, and monitor their progress.

  6. Nursery Assistant: Nursery assistants support nursery practitioners and nurses in their day-to-day responsibilities. They help with tasks such as preparing snacks, maintaining a clean environment, assisting with toileting and hygiene routines, and engaging in play activities with the children.

  7. Special Educational Needs (SEN) Coordinator: SEN coordinators work in nurseries to support children with special educational needs or disabilities. They collaborate with families, professionals, and external agencies to create individualized plans and provide additional support and resources for children with specific needs.

These are just a few examples of the various child nursery job roles available. Each position may have specific requirements and qualifications, so it's important to check the job descriptions and any regulatory requirements in your area.