01 Aug, 2019

Nursery Practitioner - Leiston

  • Alpha Nurseries Group
  • Leiston, UK
Full time Assistant

Job Details

Job Description

Position: Day Care Practitioner

Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm

Contract: Full Time , Part Time & Bank Staff Required

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


  • 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.


  • 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 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.*


from £5.90 to £7.93


Nursery Nurse  

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Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

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