Position: Day Care Practitioner in Lincolnshire, PE20 1EJ.
Hours of work: Shifts on a rota basis between 7.30am – 6pm.
Responsible to: Nursery Manager
Contracted Hours: 30 hours per week
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).
A full and relevant level 3 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
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 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.