01 Aug, 2019

Nursery Pratitioner - Bank Staff

  • Alpha Nurseries Group
  • Tallington, Stamford, UK
Bank Staff Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.*


Nursery Practitioner  

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Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

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