Sunshine Day Nursery is expanding into brand new, purpose built premises. This is an exciting time for an experienced Nursery Practitioner to join our team! Our nursery is conveniently located in the heart of Shoreham-by-Sea, a few minutes walk from the train station and bus stops.
We have a full-time position available. Working eight hours per day, shift system, 5 days per week (Monday - Friday). The nursery is open all year round, not just term time.
We are a busy and thriving Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ nursery in Shoreham-by-Sea. We were recently awarded Millie's Mark for excellence in children’s first aid. We were also awarded Worthing and Shoreham Herald newspaper’s 'Nursery of The Year' in 2018 and again in 2019.
We offer a number of staff benefits, including:
· Annual salary reviews
· Quarterly staff reward scheme and long service rewards
· Childcare discounts
· Staff events, including Christmas party and team building activities
· Christmas shopping day (in addition to annual leave). Christmas week off
· Refer a friend to join the team and receive a £200 bonus
· Free wellbeing/counselling service available 24 hours a day to all staff from first day of employment
· Caring and supportive management and unit team
· Extensive induction and on-going professional development and free training
This exciting role involves working with our wonderful 2-3 year olds. You’ll be working with a team of talented Nursery Practitioners to ensure that children are learning and developing to the best of their abilities at this important stage in their young lives.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year's Level 2 or Level 3 experience in a nursery setting, show real enthusiasm and energy for early years, and be eager to work as part of a well established and committed team. Good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is essential.
The nursery is easily accessible by car or public transport. We are open between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday for 51 weeks of the year. The Nursery is committed to safer recruitment and the successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Salary is dependent on age, experience and qualifications.
Sunshine Day Nursery, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
We are a thriving Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ nursery in the heart of Shoreham-by-Sea. We were recently awarded Millie's Mark for excellence in children’s first aid. We were also awarded Worthing and Shoreham Herald newspaper’s 'Nursery of The Year' in 2018 and again in 2019.
We will shortly be moving into brand new, purpose built premises which will link with our existing Victorian property, providing a large outdoor play space for all our children.
Our ethos: Inspiring Young Minds.
Every child thrives and is lovingly supported to reach their full potential as an independent, inquisitive learner.
Our aims: To provide each unique child with play and learning opportunities that are designed to support them in reaching their full potential. We strive to understand children’s cultural capital and tailor their experiences to meet their needs.
Our vision and values: We are truly committed to our child-led approach to play, exploration and learning. Our approach provides experiences that enable children to take charge of their own day to day development whilst providing challenges along the way. By providing a secure, caring and nurturing environment, children are able to flourish with the support of our dedicated staff team.
What makes us different: At Sunshine, we understand that every child is a unique individual who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured. We understand that children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates. Therefore, we offer a range of activities which encourage children to be confident and independent. Every effort is made to develop their self-esteem and learning through play, in accordance with the learning and development aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage.