EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONERS (TRURO) - Truro and Penwith College
GBP16,932 pro rata 1 x 20 hours per week, term time only (approx. GBP7,637 per annum) 1 x 25 hours per week, term time only (approx. GBP9,546 per annum).
To ensure that all children attending the nursery receive the highest possible standard of childcare and professional practice in the Nursery.
All staff have a duty to safeguard and protect children from harm, neglect, and abuse; every person working with children must continually update their training and awareness of current practice. Practitioners must have a full understanding of the safeguarding children practices with an awareness of how any child protection issues would be approached, including an awareness of radicalisation. Early Years Practitioner - Updated Nov 2017.
In connection with child protection all nursery staff are responsible for the continuous supervision of all children; children must be supervised at all times in order to ensure their complete safety. To adhere to Truro and Penwith College policies as well as the nursery policies, Ofsted Regulations and all relevant legislation. (A signature from every Nursery staff member is required to verify their understanding of all policies and procedures, it is required that staff refresh their memory of the policies on an annual basis. To inform the designated room leader of any concerns regarding a child or aspects of nursery safety.
Equality of opportunity for all within the setting is essential. All staff members must conduct themselves in a non-discriminatory manner; whilst any form of prejudiced behaviour will not be tolerated. Staff members must positively communicate within the whole team; whilst any concerns, queries or problems should be immediately reported to the manager or deputy manager.
All staff are expected to provide positive role-modelling for both the children and other adults. Practitioners are expected to communicate effectively with parents and carers, acting friendly, approachable, confident and understanding is essential; whilst confidentiality must be considered at all times.