12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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
12 Mar, 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