07 Nov, 2022

Senior Nursery Practitioner

  • Happy Valley Preschool
  • Happy Valley Preschool, Gayton Road Community Centre, Gayton Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 1QS
Full time Senior Practitioner

Job Details

Are you looking for an extraordinary career in Childcare?

Are you an enthusiastic, experienced practitioner whose love of childcare and education makes you stand out from the crowd?

At Happy Valley Preschool, West bromwich, B71 1QS we are looking to recruit exceptional, passionate and highly qualified Level 3 Senior Nursery Practitioner

The role of a Senior Nursery Practitioner is to work alongside the management team to provide a high level of professional leadership and management to all playroom based staff and to ensure that all children receive the highest possible standards of care and education.

Our aim is to recruit and retain the best people and to provide the training and support that enables each member of our team to perform to their full potential. Your development is very important to us and you will receive a wealth of learning and development throughout your career as well as the opportunity to progress.

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week between the hours of 8.00am - 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday


Hold as a minimum a full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 3 or above

Required experience:

Previous relevant childcare working experience: minimum 2 years

  • Minimum of 1 year management experience (desirable)

Main duties would include, but are not limited to;

· Adhere to all company policies and procedure

· Ensure that all company policy and procedures are adhered to by all staff

· Promote a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage

· Ensure appropriate planning and assessment is in place and is accurately maintained by the appropriate staff

· Support the development of good practice in relation to special educational needs and inclusion

· Provide leadership and support to all playroom based staff to enable them to establish and maintain professional positive working relationships with both colleague, parents and carers

· Deploy staff effectively to ensure the required standards are maintained

· Ensure the effective implementation of the company’s keyperson system and allocate key children appropriately

· Ensure that all children are kept safe and that staff are confident to follow safeguarding procedures

· Implement and support others in delivering he EYFS in line with current practice and guidelines

· Develop and maintain professional working relationships with relevant outside agencies

· Proactively promote the nursery to current and potential parents/customers including in the wider community

· Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures and undertake a shared responsibility for cleanliness and health and safety throughout the nursery

· Support, supervise and mentor baby room based staff and students

· In conjunction with the management team identify, address and support in individual training needs and self-development such as supervisions and appraisals

· Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by line manager

· Assume additional management responsibilities as and when required

We offer an excellent benefits package, which includes:

· A generous joining bonus upon successful completion of probationary period

· Competitive salary

· Excellent career opportunities

· Continuous training and development

· Free DBS and Uniform

· Free First Aid Training offered

· Pension provision

We are committed to Safeguarding children and you will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and provide 2 valid and up to date references.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.70-£9.80 per hour


£9.70-£9.80 per hour


Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Senior Nursery Nurse, Senior Nursery Practitioner, Room Leader, Early Years Practitioner

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Job Description

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery, Pre-School, After-School Club / Holiday Club

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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