12 Sep, 2019

Early Years Practitioner - Manchester

  • Storal Learning Limited
  • Manchester, UK
Full or Part Time Qualified Practitioner Senior Practitioner

Job Details

Old Croft Bank Day Nursery - Manchester

Job Type: Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity available in our family friendly nursery based in Manchester. You will be a member of the team at Old Croft Bank Day Nursery and must have a personal passion for offering the best possible care and education to children. Old Croft Bank Day Nursery is owned by Storal Learning Ltd. As a family of nurseries, we can share learnings, creative ideas and best practice across our sites, to continuously enhance the quality of our provision and professional development opportunities for our team.

Job Purpose

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will be working in partnership with the nursery staff to ensure the daily running of the nursery, adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the Setting and Storal Learning, in compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards.

You will help to encourage children’s development, independence, self-reliance, initiative and problem-solving skills by working in a way that promotes inclusivity of all children by ensuring all have equal access to opportunities to learn, develop and reach their potential.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensures that all children attending the setting are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Observes, supports and extends children’s learnings;
  • Appropriately plans individual learning experiences for children under the EYFS curriculum;
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date children’s records;
  • Builds and maintains an effective partnership with parents

Knowledge and Skills:

Essentials

Level 2 or above qualification within child development.

Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS.

First Aid Certification is required.

Minimum of 6 months experience of working with children under the age of 5.

Excellent communication skills.

Terms and Conditions:

Salary: Salaries are usually reviewed in April. You will normally be eligible for a salary review after completing one year’s service.

Hours: 32 – 40 hours per week Monday to Friday – flexible start/finish times

Holiday:22 days per annum FTE, plus all Bank Holidays

Benefits:

  • Provision of pension scheme auto enrolment
  • Continuous and funded professional development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Referral Bonus Scheme

About Storal Learning:

Storal Learning is a rapidly growing company which owns and operates nurseries across England. Our mission is to deliver the highest possible care and early years education to children, whilst always striving for continuous improvement. We believe a child’s early years are the most critical for developing the foundations of learning, behaviour and emotional well-being, which all influence later outcomes in school, work and society.

The past 12 months have been remarkable for Storal Learning. We have grown from 4 to 14 nurseries and have entered 3 new regions of the country. We are cementing our reputation as the childcare provider of choice in our chosen markets and we continue to strengthen operations as we grow. We are now looking towards the next 18 months, which will see our growth continue at a rapid rate.

Our mission is to always deliver the highest possible care and early years education to children, whilst always striving for continuous improvement as we believe a child’s early years are the most critical for developing the foundations of learning, behaviour and emotional well-being.


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