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24 Apr, 2019
Job Description Job Summary We are currently recruiting for an experienced Room Leader and experienced Level 3 Nursery Practitioner, to join our fun and friendly Nursery. This is fantastic opportunity to work hands on in our setting, leading a small team and gain experience. The nursery is open 51 weeks a year, closing for 1 week over the Christmas period. The role is full time. You can find out more information about our nursery on the website: rainbowhillhousechildcare.co.uk Responsibilities and Duties Proactively engaging with the children in the setting, taking an active role in their care. Leading your small team to continue to deliver high quality practice on a daily basis Manage time appropriately Maintaining the high standard of care the Nursery offers. Responsible for completing weekly planning based on children's individual needs and interest Meeting the needs of all individual babies Qualifications and Skills Must have relevant qualification -CACHE LEVEL 3/Early Years Degree etc. Important to have excellent written and spoken English skills Knowledge of EYFS is essential Must have excellent time management skills and be able to use initiative Ability to lead and inspire practitioners by example A positive and friendly manner, as well as excellent communication skills Must have relevant experience Benefits Friendly and fun work environment Fully equipped staffroom which includes cooking facilities, TV, free wifi etc. Excellent opportunities for career progression Flexible working hours and an excellent salary Employee pension scheme If you want to take your early years career to the next level, apply now by sending us your C.V. Otherwise, ring Faye on 07938980442 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you! Job Type: Full-time
Rainbow Hill House Nursery Bounds Green, London, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Position : Nursery Cook Settings: Bluebells IP4 & Kesgrave IP5 Hours of work: 16hours per week, times to be agreed with the manager Responsible to: Nursery manager Job Purpose: To provide well balanced and nutritious lunches for the children, following all food safety regulations. Main Duties: To cook lunch for the children on a daily basis Follow a set menu to provide a nutritious well balanced weekly menu taking into account all dietary needs To be responsible for carrying out and recording all health and safety checks in the kitchen including fridge, freezer and food temperatures. Clean the kitchen following the agreed schedule To following all health and safety and environmental health regulations reporting to the manager any necessary action required Ensure the kitchen and equipment are clean and safe and standards of hygiene are high Complete the weekly shopping list To keep accurate records using the ‘Safer Food Better Business’ Pack Attend identified training Maintain confidentiality at all times Any other duties, which may be reasonably required of you, as identified by the Nursery Manager To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. Person Specification Knowledge A Level two qualification in Food Safety To have knowledge and understanding of environmental health regulations A knowledge and understanding of health and safety A knowledge and understanding of infection control. A knowledge and understanding of healthy eating To have an awareness of nutritional needs of young children. Skills Effective communication skills Flexibility Initiative Ability and commitment to work as part of a team Reliability and motivation Able to take responsibility Ability to do relevant health and safety checks and keep up to date records. Experience Experience of working to Health and Safety regulations Experience of working to COSHH regulations Experience of providing healthy, well balanced nutritious meals Some previous cooking experience in a commercial kitchen *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Ipswich, UK Part time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Title: Nursery Manager Hours of work: 37 ½ hours a week between 7.30am – 6pm. Responsible to: Senior Manager Job Purpose and Main Responsibilities: Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children, to ensure all children attending nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age, stage of development, and individual needs. Responsibility to ensure that the nursery complies with all company policies and procedures, relevant legislation, local authority and OFSTED requirements. Ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Responsible for the effective daily management of the nursery. Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand and, when necessary, follow Safeguarding Procedures. Promote and facilitate partnerships with parents/carers and other family members to ensure high levels of involvement and customer satisfaction. Have a full understanding of the Ofsted inspection process and the standards required to ensure the nursery receives a good or outstanding Ofsted judgement. Support the development of good practice with regards to special needs and inclusion. Create and maintain a culture of self evaluation and reflective practice throughout the nursery. Responsibility for running the setting as a viable business with expected levels of income, occupancy, budgetary control and that bad debt is minimal and managed correctly. Ensure that all agreed quality and safety standards are maintained in the nursery at all times. Ensure that all paperwork is completed on time, accurately, and kept up to date to ensure the smooth running of the setting. Responsible for keeping own knowledge and skills up to date, including Company policies and procedures, Ofsted requirements and all relevant legislation. Person Specification Knowledge Have Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) or A relevant level 5 qualification and a willingness to work towards gaining EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of the OfSTED inspection process. Knowledge and understanding of health & safety legislation. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour. Knowledge of SEN Code of Practice. Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality issues. Skills Good level of literacy and numeracy. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to use IT systems An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children. Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education. Flexibility. Committed to working as part of a team, encouraging and fostering staff personal and professional development. Good interaction with children. Skills in monitoring and evaluating all areas within the nursery. Ability to model good practice to staff. Provide evidence of ability to manage, lead and support a team. Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers. Effective time management and organisational skills. Provide evidence of child protection, equal opportunities, first aid and food hygiene training. Demonstrate good inter-personal skills including the ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Ability to liaise with other professionals and outside agencies Experience A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience of working in a childcare setting and some managerial experience within a day care setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of recruitment, induction and supervision of staff. Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks. Experience of using effective financial, administrative, monitoring and evaluation systems. Able to demonstrate good knowledge of business needs.
Alpha Nurseries Group Downham Market, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Deputy Nursery Manager We are looking for an individual who is passionate and willing to step forward in their practise and continue to develop grow and learn. An individual who can bring a range of expertise and skills to help us continue and develop our practise, with a strong commitment to providing the very best. We passionately believe that our children deserve the best and want someone that shares that drive for excellence. We will offer you the chance to work as part of a friendly staff team, alongside a skilled and dedicated manager who will offer you regular support and guidance. Responsible to: Nursery Manger Job Purpose: To assist the Manager in the management of the nursery. To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care is provided for children placed in the nursery To lead and support staff in the nursery. To implement the daily routine within the nursery. Person specification Knowledge A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team. Good interaction with children. Ability to model good practice to staff. Provide evidence of ability to manage, lead and support a team. Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers. Effective time management and organisational skills. Provide evidence of child protection, equal opportunities, first aid and food hygiene training. Demonstrate good inter-personal skills including the ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting and some leadership experience within a day care setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks. Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Ipswich, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Description We are looking for  bank staff members, we have eight nursery settings in and around Ipswich. The successful applicant will need to have an excellent understanding of the EYFS and have a strong passion for a child-centered approach to play and learning. As a bank staff member, you are a key member of the nursery team responsible for delivering high-quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children. Job Summary Position: Day Care Practitioner - Bank Staff Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6 pm. Responsible to: Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Ipswich, UK Bank Staff
22 Apr, 2019
Job Description Position:   Day Care Practitioner Hours of work:   Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6 pm. Contract:   35 hours per week Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). Person specification Knowledge A full and relevant level three qualification. Level 3 Safeguarding along with SEND status would be preferable Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organisational skills Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and students to share this commitment and this post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Braintree, Essex, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Description Position:   Day Care Practitioner Hours of work:   Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm. Contract:   30 hours per week Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). Person specification Knowledge A full and relevant level three qualification. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organisational skills Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and students to share this commitment and this post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Tallington, Stamford, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Title:   Mini Bus Driver in Downham Market, PE38 9SW. Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose:   To operate the nursery mini bus Term time only Hours a week 12.5, 8-9am, 230-4pm with occasional over time supporting the after school room. Alpha Nurseries Group encompasses Alpha Nurseries, ABC Day Nurseries and Alpha Community Nurseries with thirty – one settings from Kent all the way up to Rotherham. Each of our settings maintains its unique individuality whilst benefiting from the support of being part of a larger group. As a group we firmly believe that children grow and flourish best in environments that offer a safe, secure and nurturing base for children to learn and develop at their own rate. We provide a range of exciting and stimulating activities based on children's needs and interests to promote their on-going development. We are looking for a Mini Bus Driver. We wish to recruit a well-presented, enthusiastic and caring individual to join our friendly and professional nursery team, who has a strong passion for developing outstanding childcare and children’s learning. We cater for two schools- Hillcrest Primary and Denver Primary. Main duties: Ensure prompt attendance To ensure that the minibus is kept clean and in good condition Complete a daily visual inspection/checking of the tyres, lights, oil, water, fuel, Ensure that any additional work required is communicated directly to the nursery manager/health and safety coordinator To adhere to all Alpha Nurseries Group company policies and procedures Be courteous and polite at all times Ensure safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to at all times Drive the mini bus in compliance with all motoring laws Maintain accurate records of vehicle usage Refuel the vehicle when required Undertake all other reasonable tasks as required to fulfil the role as minibus driver To take the mini to is annual mot and service test Occasional weekends for fundraising events may be required. Skills: Hold a current, clean and valid driving licence D1 unrestricted or a PCV licence or D1 restricted (car licence obtained prior to 01/01/1997) Geographical knowledge of the local area. Competent to undertake vehicle checks and carry out basic maintenance. Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Downham Market, UK Part time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Description:   Day Care Practitioner 32 hours per week in Woodbridge, IP12 3RE. Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). Person specification   Knowledge A full and relevant level 3 qualification. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team. Good interaction with children. Ability to work closely and constructively with children. Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff. Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers. Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys. Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment . This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Woodbridge, UK Full time
22 Apr, 2019
Position:   Day Care Practitioner Hours of work:   Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm. Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). Person specification Knowledge A full and relevant level 3 qualification. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team. Good interaction with children. Ability to work closely and constructively with children. Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff. Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers. Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys. Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.
Alpha Nurseries Group Kirton, Boston, UK Bank Staff
22 Apr, 2019
We are looking for a bank staff member in Stamford. The successful applicant will need to have an excellent understanding of the EYFS and have a strong passion for a child centred approach to play and learning. As a bank staff member you are a key member of the nursery team responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children, based on the needs and interests of those children. Job Description Position:   Care Practitioner Hours of work:   Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm. Responsible to:   Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. Person specification Knowledge A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organisational skills Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys Self-awareness Has a balanced understanding of self and others Has a realistic knowledge of personal strengths and weaknesses Can work flexibly Shows a realistic appreciation of the challenges of working with children Ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children Understands the importance of safeguarding and protects all children whatever their personal circumstances Can show an ability to contribute towards a safe environment Is up to date with eh law and current events Can show they have followed ‘best practice;’ guidelines’ Shows a personal commitment to safeguarding children *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Tallington, Stamford, UK Bank Staff
22 Apr, 2019
Job Summary Position: Day Care Practitioner in Felixstowe Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6 pm. Responsible to: Nursery Manager Contract:   30 hours Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognize that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organizational skills Ability to use judgment and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. * Knowledge A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high-quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behavior Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting and some leadership experience within a daycare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks. *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Felixstowe, UK Part time
22 Apr, 2019
Job Summary Position:   Day Care Practitioner - Bank Staff Hours of work:   Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6 pm. Responsible to:   Nursery Manager This will be a zero contract but we do have a minimum of 6 hours available per week. This will be in Braintree. Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Day Care Practitioner / Bank Staff looking for a new challenge, look no further, have a read of the roles and responsibilities you could be taking on! Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognize that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organizational skills Ability to use judgment and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Knowledge A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high-quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behavior Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting and some leadership experience within a daycare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks. Are you an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner looking for a new challenge? We are a new setting that is expanding quickly. We are Looking for flexible individuals that can use their initiative well and work well as part of a team. Initially, this will be on a supply basis but we will be looking at permanent contracts as the nursery numbers increase. *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Braintree, UK Bank Staff
22 Apr, 2019
Position: Day Care Practitioner Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm. Responsible to: Nursery Manager Job Purpose: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children in the nursery. To ensure all individual needs of children are identified and met. To understand the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and implement these with all children. To ensure all Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times. To be a key person to a group of children, planning and implement a programme of activities suitable to their development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons they are responsible for or come into contact with. Person specification Knowledge A full and relevant level three qualification. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team Good interaction with children Ability to work closely and constructively with children Recognise that parents/carers are the main educators Ability to model good practice to staff Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers Effective time management and organisational skills Ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting Have experience of working and caring with babies Experience of observation, planning and assessment and completing learning journeys Knowledge A level 3 qualification and a willingness to achieve EYPS. Knowledge and understanding of planning and providing high quality childcare and education in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety management. Knowledge and understanding of supporting children’s behaviour Awareness and understanding and commitment to diversity and equality. Skills An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education Flexibility Committed to working as part of a team. Good interaction with children. Ability to model good practice to staff. Provide evidence of ability to manage, lead and support a team. Ability to work in partnership with parents and carers. Effective time management and organisational skills. Provide evidence of child protection, equal opportunities, first aid and food hygiene training. Demonstrate good inter-personal skills including the ability to use judgement and common sense, and be able to work on own initiative. Experience Experience of working in childcare setting and some leadership experience within a day care setting Have experience of working and caring with babies. Experience of working in consultation with staff in planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating curriculum and frameworks. *Alpha Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and students to share this commitment.*
Alpha Nurseries Group Dover, UK Full or Part Time
15 Apr, 2019
Doodle Do Day Nursery  is looking for a qualified Nursery Practitioner to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff.  They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly. Doodle Do Day Nursery is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so.  Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Doodle Do Day Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Doodle Do Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required. Essential Skills/Qualifications: Full and relevant Early Years qualification Full understanding and working knowledge of the EYFS Awareness of the Ofsted inspection framework Experience of working within a team Experience of providing customer service Good understanding of health and safety requirements Experience of managing a cohort of key children   Desirable Skills/Qualifications: Experience of working in a similar role
Doodle Do Day Nursery Bishop's Stortford, UK Full or Part Time
15 Apr, 2019
Childcare4U are  looking for a Lunchtime Assistant to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude and the following skills/knowledge: Effective communication skills Knowledge of basic health and safety, safeguarding and first aid Willingness to undertake further training as required Ability to undertake all physical aspects of the position Previous experience of working in a childcare setting or in a similar role is desirable but not essential. Role Overview: A supportive role to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery Supervising meals Tidying up efficiently Helping to soothe children to sleep if required Room cover where necessary Our salary package includes:  Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme  Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a part time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Childcare4U are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.  
Childcare4U Marlow Marlow, UK Part time
15 Apr, 2019
Friends Forest Nursery is looking for a Room Leader to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have at least a Level 3, full and relevant qualification or equivalent in childcare, and have at least 2 years’ post qualification experience of working in a day nursery. A thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including the Early Years Foundation Stage is essential. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff.  They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly, and adept at dealing with stress, with proven supervisory and coaching experience.   Friends Forest Nursery  is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so. Our family approach means that our staff team are friendly and sociable, as we believe that happy staff create the best environment for children to learn and grow. Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Friends Forest Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. The Friends Forest Nursery  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.   Skills/Qualifications: Level 3 (or above) full and relevant Childcare Qualification Minimum 2 years’ post qualification Relevant childcare qualifications in accordance with OFSTED guidelines Thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including EYFS Empathetic, caring and friendly Enthusiastic, positive attitude Patient Adept at dealing with stress Proven supervisory and coaching experience  
Friends Forest Nursery Shere Shere, Guildford, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Friends Forest Nursery is looking for a Room Leader to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have at least a Level 3, full and relevant qualification or equivalent in childcare, and have at least 2 years’ post qualification experience of working in a day nursery. A thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including the Early Years Foundation Stage is essential. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff.  They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly, and adept at dealing with stress, with proven supervisory and coaching experience.   Friends Forest Nursery  is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so. Our family approach means that our staff team are friendly and sociable, as we believe that happy staff create the best environment for children to learn and grow. Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Friends Forest Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. The Friends Forest Nursery  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.   Skills/Qualifications: Level 3 (or above) full and relevant Childcare Qualification Minimum 2 years’ post qualification Relevant childcare qualifications in accordance with OFSTED guidelines Thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including EYFS Empathetic, caring and friendly Enthusiastic, positive attitude Patient Adept at dealing with stress Proven supervisory and coaching experience  
Friends Forest Nursery Shere Shere, Guildford, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Forest Friends Nursery is looking for a Lunchtime Assistant to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude and the following skills/knowledge: Effective communication skills Knowledge of basic health and safety, safeguarding and first aid Willingness to undertake further training as required Ability to undertake all physical aspects of the position Previous experience of working in a childcare setting or in a similar role is desirable but not essential. Role Overview: A supportive role to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery Supervising meals Tidying up efficiently Helping to soothe children to sleep if required Room cover where necessary Our salary package includes:  Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a part time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Forest Friends Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.  
Friends Forest Nursery Shere Shere, UK Part time
15 Apr, 2019
Friends Forest Nursery is looking for a qualified Nursery Practitioner to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff.  They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly. Friends Forest Nursery is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so.  Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Friends Forest Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Friends Forest Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required. Essential Skills/Qualifications: Full and relevant Early Years qualification Full understanding and working knowledge of the EYFS Awareness of the Ofsted inspection framework Experience of working within a team Experience of providing customer service Good understanding of health and safety requirements Experience of managing a cohort of key children   Desirable Skills/Qualifications: Experience of working in a similar role
Friends Forest Nursery Shere Shere, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Little Monkeys Nursery  is looking for a qualified Nursery Practitioner to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff.  They must also be patient, empathetic, caring and friendly. Little Monkeys Nursery is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care, and building the best team of staff to do so.  Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years? Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare? If so, then Little Monkeys Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Little Monkeys Nursery  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required. Essential Skills/Qualifications: Full and relevant Early Years qualification Full understanding and working knowledge of the EYFS Awareness of the Ofsted inspection framework Experience of working within a team Experience of providing customer service Good understanding of health and safety requirements Experience of managing a cohort of key children   Desirable Skills/Qualifications: Experience of working in a similar role
Little Monkeys Nursery Windsor Windsor, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Little Monkey's Nursery Windsor is looking for a Nursery Nurse to join our friendly and happy team.  The successful candidate will have a Level 2 or equivalent in childcare or willing to work towards this qualification and have experience of working in a day nursery.  The successful candidate will have a positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and colleagues.   Little Monkey's Nursery Windsor is focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in our care and building the best team of staff to do so.  Our family approach means that our staff team are friendly and sociable, as we believe that happy staff create the best environment for children to learn and grow.  Are you passionate about contributing to children's formative years?  Do you have ideas for exciting activities to engage and challenge children?  Do you want to be part of a team which will give you opportunities to advance your career in childcare?  If so, then Little Monkey's Nursery Windsor is the place for you and in return for your commitment we can offer you: Upper quartile base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Staff social events/Fun and friendly staff team Uniform provided This position is a permanent and full-time position and salary is dependent on age and experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Little Monkey's Nursery Windsor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required. Skills/Qualifications:  Level 2 full and relevant Childcare Qualification or willing to work towards some experience is preferred
Little Monkeys Nursery Windsor Windsor, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Kitchen Assistant  Description Zebu Daycare Dalston is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly and happy team. Role Overview A supportive role to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery kitchen To support the Nursery Chef in providing a nutritious and well-balanced diet for the children and ensuring children’s dietary needs, particularly serious allergies, are met. To cook Nursery meals and manage the weekly food ordering and stock rotation/control in the absence of the Nursery Chef To maintain high standards of hygiene. To adhere to food hygiene policies, standard operating processes and legislation. Room cover where necessary Salary/Benefits Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Zebu Daycare Dalston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required. Essential Skills/Qualifications: A positive attitude A team player Effective communication skills Knowledge of basic health and safety and food safety Willingness to undertake further training as required Ability to undertake all physical aspects of the position Adept at dealing with stress   Desirable Skills/Qualifications: Previous experience in a similar role Previous experience of working in a childcare setting Knowledge of safeguarding and first aid.
Zeeba Daycare Dalston Dalston, London, UK Full time
15 Apr, 2019
Forest Friends Nursery is looking for a Lunchtime Assistant to join our friendly and happy team. The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude and the following skills/knowledge: Effective communication skills Knowledge of basic health and safety, safeguarding and first aid Willingness to undertake further training as required Ability to undertake all physical aspects of the position Previous experience of working in a childcare setting or in a similar role is desirable but not essential. Role Overview: A supportive role to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery Supervising meals Tidying up efficiently Helping to soothe children to sleep if required Room cover where necessary Our salary package includes:  Excellent base salary Christmas closure Reward and recognition bonus scheme  Funded training courses and studies Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings Career progression and promotion opportunities Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for Employee of the Month Staff discount for childcare Pension scheme Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy" Uniform provided   This position is a part time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate. Forest Friends Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.
Patacake Day Nursery Cambridge, UK Part time