06 Nov, 2023

Early Years Practitioner & Deputy Manager

  • Plus Staff Recruitment
  • Blackmore, Essex, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

Early Years Practitioner & Deputy Manager

Location: Essex CM4

Salary:  £10.75- £14 per hour

Working hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 – 4pm Wednesday & Friday 8-1pm

Early Years Practitioner & Key Person

We are recruiting for a Early Years Practitioner and a Deputy Manager for a private nursery base in Essex CM4. To care for and enable children to engage in a range of play and learning opportunities.

Main duties and responsibilities:

· Provide and maintain a high quality service to children and their families working as part of a staff team to meet children’s individual needs. 

· Ensure safeguarding practices are followed at all times, logging and raising concerns to Designated Safeguarding Lead 

· To attend staff meetings, supervision and appraisal meetings and relevant identified training both online and face to face. 

· To ensure records are properly maintained throughout the day, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident logs, child absence records, individual care plans, risk assessments

· To maintain confidentiality at all times ensuring information on children, families, staff members and individual progress meetings are kept on a need to know basis only

· To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and it’s curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parental involvement.

· To work within the EYFS Statutory Framework and Ofsted Early Years Inspection Framework and promote high standards of care for the children. 

· Encourage and promote healthy eating and healthy life habits during snack/meal times and throughout the day 

· Ensure developmental needs are met, accurately recorded and learning journeys are kept up to date. 

· Ensure good communication between colleagues and parent’s/carers. 

· To ensure dietary requirements are known, followed and  meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing



· To know and follow policies and procedures at all times and support staff to adhere to them. 

·  To maintain positive working relationships with relevant internal and external professionals, liaising with them as and when required to support individual child’s needs

· To support and develop an environment which supports an inclusive approach 

· To represent the setting professionally at all times, maintaining the setting’s integrity and being open to both giving and receiving professional feedback. 

Required Skills:

  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years or above
  • Experience working in a Early Years setting
  • Understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Safeguarding Certification   

Apply today for more information and a confidential chat! Please send your updated CV to info@plusstaffrecruitmernt.co.uk  Or call 0208 299 1492 for more details.

We are an equal opportunity and a Disability Confident Committed Employer. All successful candidates will need to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check.



£10.75 - £14.00


Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Deputy Nursery Manager, Early Years Practitioner

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery, Pre-School

Recruiter Type

Recruitment Consultancy

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