We are looking for a bank staff member in Stoke -on-Trent.
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.
Position: Day Care Practitioner - Bank Staff
Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6 pm.
Responsible to: Nursery Manager
Hourly Rate: £7.70 p/h
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.
An enthusiastic approach to working with early years children
Demonstrate good practice in early years care and education
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.
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 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.*