Patacake Day Nursery are looking for an amazing qualified Nursery Practitioner to join their 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.
Patacake Day Nursery are focused on providing outstanding provision to the children in their 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 Patacake Day Nursery is the place for you, and in return for your commitment they offer you:
Excellent base salary
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
Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
This is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.
Patacake Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.
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
'We aim to provide each child with the knowledge that he or she is surrounded by caring adults, in a safe, stimulating environment and happy alternative to home'
Since opening in 1983, we have been committed to providing flexible, affordable, quality childcare to all families needing alternative day care for their children. We believe play is where the learning starts. We aim to help children not only learn about themselves but also gain the ability to socialise with others and feel part of a group. Also encouraging the development of practical and social skills at a speed to suit each child.