04 Aug, 2022

Early Years Practitioner

  • Great Starts Recruitment LTD
  • Buckhurst Hill, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

My client is currently looking for a nursery practitioner to work on a full time permanent basis at their nursery in Buckhurst Hill on the border of Essex and East London. They nursery offer amazing benefits to their employees which can be found at the bottom of the page.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide a high standard of care and education for all children
  • To work as an effective member of the staff team
  • To ensure children are safeguard from harm
  • To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • To provide service delivery within the requirements of the Statutory Framework of the Early Years Foundation Stages, Development Matters and Every Child Matters

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support and supervise the staff with their day to day duties.
  • Develop open and positive working relationships with staff.
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.
  • To make all children have access to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, making sure all planning is completed and implemented.
  • To help create and foster development, safety and welfare of the children including the positive management of children's behaviour.
  • To work as part as a team plan, prepare and deliver activities to meet the individual needs of all children including those with Special Educational Needs.
  • To work as part of a team to provide activities and recourses within the nursery which reflects the multicultural nature of local community.
  • To provide a welcoming and happy environment for all.
  • To be a good role model for new staff settle into the nursery.
  • To attend at least 3 parents/cares meeting a year.
  • To take responsibility for the care and the use of the resources in your room.
  • To help prepare and serve snacks and main meals for the children in the nursery, being aware of individual dietary requirements and following the nursery food policy.
  • To contribute to providing a safe and secure environment for the children in the nursery.
  • To be a key person for a group of children ensuring their time at nursey is fun, educational and they are well cared for.
  • To maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all times in relation to yourself, children, equipment and the environment, undertaking cleaning duties as necessary.
  • To complete and maintain accurate the daily records of children
  • To keep parents fully informed of their child's health, welfare and educational progress within the nursery on a daily basis.
  • To encourage parents and carers to be involved in the setting and their children's learning.
  • To attend and contribute to nursery meetings as required.
  • To be constantly aware of the health and safety procedures in regard to the nursery premises, children, other staff, visitors and parents.
  • To make yourself and others aware of the policies and procedures in place at the nursery and put them in practice.
  • To undertake training as required.
  • To ensure all necessary steps are taken to keep children safe and well.
  • To understand Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
  • To relay all information regarding parents, carers and children which is made available to you as a result of your work to the appropriate person. To know and treat some information as confidential to yourself and to your line manager


  • 35% staff childcare discount 
  • 20 days holidays + 8 days holiday 
  • Paid staff meetings
  • Paid extra time to complete paperwork on a weekly basis 
  • We pay full cost of any vocational courses that would support their journeys through early years 
  • Possibility to progress

If this sounds like a position for you, please do not hesitate to apply.




Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Practitioner

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery, Pre-School

Recruiter Type

Recruitment Consultancy

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