01 Aug, 2019

Childcare Practitioner - Bank Staff

  • Alpha Nurseries Group
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Bank Staff Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

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.

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

Hourly Rate: £7.70 p/h

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.



  • 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.


  • 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.*


£7.70 per hour


Nursery Practitioner  

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Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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