Do you hold a Level 3 Early Years & Childcare qualification?Would you like to join a vibrant and dynamic workplace that offers the youngest children the very best start in their educational journey?
We are looking for qualified early years educators to join our family-run group of children's full-day care nurseries in a Nursery Practitioner role. In addition to offering competitive salaries and excellent working conditions, our nurseries offer a friendly environment in which your contribution will be valued and appreciated. If you are cheerful, responsible and reliable, and looking for a position where no day is the same and every day makes a difference we would love to hear from you.
We currently have vacancies in and around Guildford, Surrey.
Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Providing the highest level of childcare and early education experiences for children aged from 3 months to 5 years of age.
Working as part of a well-qualified & experienced staff team and contributing to the running and development of the nursery.
Ensuring that children's learning and development are celebrated with the child and their families.
Using your knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage & child development to plan and implement play-based, interest-led, learning activities on a daily basis.
Establishing strong professional relationships with the children, their parents and your colleagues.
In addition to a competitive starting salary of up to £27,500, we will provide:
A supportive and friendly workplace, with plenty of opportunities to undertake training & professional development.
30 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) - increasing to 35 with length of service
Performance-related bonus – up to £500 per year plus Ofsted inspection outcome bonus
Free enhanced DBS check.
Free staff events
Free access to a wide range of CPD training.
Annual salary review.
Length of service bonus.
Staff childcare package – 60% discount for up to 2 children at a time (space permitting).
Minimum Level 3 qualification (DfE Early Years Qualification Framework approved)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience working in a childcare setting (children 5 years and under) is essential; knowledge of the Montessori approach to education would be an advantage.
Christopher Robin Day Nurseries is a family-run group of five full-day care nurseries operating in and around the Guildford, Surrey area.Established in 1986 the group has grown to be small enough to ensure that the quality of childcare is kept to the same high standard throughout the nurseries but large enough to reap the benefits of having many creative minds within its highly valued staff team.
At Christopher Robin, our curriculum is built around offering children a playful, nurturing and supportive learning environment that mirrors their interests and captures their fascinations. We always start with what children know and what they can do and build on this foundation to develop an individual learning experience that enhances all aspects of their development.
Our approach is “can do”! We encourage our children and our team members to thrive, supporting learning and development with a flexible approach that suits the individual needs of the learner, our aim is to inspire curiosity and encourage personal growth to enable everyone in the environment to take pride in their achievements and enjoy all the possibilities that life brings.