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Nursery Practitioner. Job in High Wycombe E-Nursery Jobs

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£19,760 to £23,504
Job Type
3 Aug 2022
Early Years Practitioner - Qualified or Unqualified/Experienced

Up to £500 New Starter Bonus

Salary: £19,760 - £23,504 (depending on experience & qualifications)

FREE! Parking OR Daily shuttle taxi to & from the nursery & train station

Working at our High Wycombe Nursery:

Our Nursery in High Wycombe is situated in a wonderful purpose built nursery, located close to local amenities, the motorway and transport links. The nursery opened in July 2019 and was planned from the ground up, and in doing so; we have created something very special. Bright, spacious and beautiful dedicated rooms for each age group lead out onto the secure garden area.

Location: Hungry Caterpillar Day Nursery, Anglepoint House, Marlow Hill, High Wycombe HP11 1TJ

Capacity: 90 place Nursery (3 months to 5 years)

Rooms: 1 x Baby Room, 1 x Toddler Room and 1 x Pre-school

Opening Times: 7.30am-6.30pm

Hours: 40 hours/week (Full Time)

Job Description:

We are recruiting for Passionate Practitioners to join our team. This role will involve working as a key person and as part of the team under the direction of the senior team and Manager. You role will be to provide safe, high quality education and care for the children attending the nursery ensuring that it meets their individual needs and ensure all children reach their full potential.

Safeguarding Requirements:

Hungry Caterpillars is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation.

Essential Criteria:

Willingness to learn.

Full and relevant Early Years education and childcare qualification or equivalent (to be considered as qualified).

Previous experience of working with young children.

Sound knowledge of child development for children from birth to five years.

Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Knowledge of child protection procedures.

Good communication skills.

An understanding of play based approaches to children s learning and development.

Commitment to equal opportunities.

Commitment to working effectively with young children and families.

Friendly and flexible approach at work, which facilitates the development of effective relationships.

Desirable Criteria:

Willingness to undertake further training.

Current First Aid at Work qualification.

Current Food Hygiene certificate.

Career Progression:

At Hungry Caterpillars, we have always had a strong commitment to training and developing our team, demonstrated by the over 40 learners currently on Level 2, 3 and 5 programmes. Through The Caterpillar Academy our team can continually develop and improve their skills through five, fully paid annual training days.

In 2019, we launched our Future and Developing Leadership Programme. This bespoke year long programme, was designed especially by our director Olivia. It is open to team members of all levels who want to develop their leadership skills to enable them to progress in their career.

Read more about it here: (url removed)

In addition we offer a wealth of additional training and development opportunities such as forest school training, an online training portal, professional conferences and networks as well as access to external training.

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact our Head Office on (phone number removed).

(T&C's apply)

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and does require a full DBS (Disclosure Barring Scheme). Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them
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  • Job Reference: 676356499-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries
    Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £19,760 to £23,504
  • Bonus/Benefits: up to £500 Bonus (T&Cs Apply)
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent