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Early Years Practitioner. Job in Hackney E-Nursery Jobs

Hackney, London
£21,000 to £24,000
Job Type
10 Jan 2022
Our client, a warm and friendly Nursery based in Hackney is looking for a Nursery Practitioner to join dedicated their team.

If you want to work at a Nursery where your achievements and hard work doesn't go unnoticed, this is the role for you!

As a Nursery Practitioner in this setting, your voice and opinions will be heard. Your hard work will be appreciated and valued. They treat all their staff members like family.

Main responsibilities: Nursery Practitioner

- To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-2 and a half years.

- To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others.

- To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child's development.

- To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy manager and room manager

Main activities:

* To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.

* To deliver an appropriate play-based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.

* To help ensure the preschool nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times.

* To undertake designated officer roles as directed.

* To work with other professionals in the local area for the benefit of children and families.

* To understand and work to preschool nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies

* To plan activities that ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes.

* To be a key person responsible for at least 5 key children

* To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments

* To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children's progress and encouraging parents' involvement.

* To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives

Person Specification for Nursery Practitioner

Education & Qualifications:

- Level 3 NVQ qualification in Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent.

- We may consider NVQ level 2 as a minimum requirement.

Experience/ Knowledge:

- Excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and current Ofsted statutory

- Recent experience working in Preschool guidance.

- Knowledge and proven practical experience of implementing good quality learning opportunities

- Nursery setting /Skills & Attributes

- Empathy and understanding of children under five

- Must have experience working with babies under 2 years.

- Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents.

- Ability to write reports, complete written learning journals and keep clear and accurate records.

- Excellent organizational skills

- Administrative and basic IT skills

- Calm and caring nature

- Ability to work as part of a team

- Able to work on own initiative

- Personal Qualities - Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible, commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm, Able to perform under stress, creative thinker, good sense of humour
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  • Job Reference: 469311133-2
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Soar Recruitment
    Soar Recruitment
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Salary: £21,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent