12 Sep, 2022

Early Years Practitioner (Play Buddy)

  • Cloud Twelve
  • Notting Hill, London, UK
Full or Part Time Play Work

Job Details

Cloud Twelve is a one-of-a-kind high profile wellness and lifestyle club in the heart of Notting Hill, extending over three floors with an interactive play and learn zone for families with children (The Kids Club), indulgent spa, luxury salon, nutritionally focused brasserie and a holistic wellness clinic. While The Kids Club is a members-only area tailored to families with young children (0-7), while our wellness facilities cater to adults and are open for non-members to explore.

The team are an important part of the business. In addition to a beautiful working environment and supportive team, your work is recognised through a list of benefits including an extra day off on your birthday, various wellness benefits such as free yoga and discounts on products and services.

40 hours per week over 4 days, with 3 days off or 5 days per week with 2 days off. 

Main Purpose of the role

The role of the Play Buddy is to deliver a programme of educational, interactive and engaging classes to pre-school age children in line with Cloud Twelve’s culture. There will be an emphasis on creativity, proactive engagement and fun that caters for children of differing abilities and interests.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating an engaging programme of structured, educational, interactive and engaging classes; create class plans, incorporate immersive, child-led and wellness elements
  • Deliver age appropriate classes, events and activities in a positive, fun and engaging manner.
  • Support with development of the curriculum
  • Ensure engagement, high occupancy and positive outcomes.
  • Encourage participation from children and carers where appropriate
  • Gain exceptional customer feedback.
  • Create and deliver a range of classes including music, cooking, arts and crafts.
  • Provide a structured, educational and fun environment in which children can flourish.
  • Use your range of skills to proactively engage children in open play areas.
  • Co-ordinate internal and external events.
  • SOPs: Demonstrate improvement in operations.
  • Create an environment of fun and positivity.
  • Take a proactive approach to engaging children.

Personal Profile:

  • Previous experience in an early years' child care setting
  • Hold Level 2/3 certificate in Early Years ideally
  • Ideally previous experience in planning and delivering classes and events in a child care setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – perceptive to customer/kids needs
  • Well presented
  • High degree of personal organisation
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Flexibility with working hours, including some weekend and evening work

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary in line with skills and experience
  • Wellness benefits
  • Generous staff discount
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
  • An extra day off on your Birthday
  • Exceptional working conditions – state of the art premises and dedicated staff room

Please note that any offers of employment are subject to employment reference checks, proof of relevant qualifications and the right to work in the UK.

Due to the high number of applications, only those invited in for an interview will be contacted.

Many thanks.

Salary

up to £23,000

Position

Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Play Worker, Room Leader, Early Years Practitioner, Crèche Worker

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery, After-School Club / Holiday Club

Check if this position is based outside of the UK

No

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