Nursery Educator

Near train station
Between £15,000 and £20,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
12 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for 2 practitioners to join our team at Ladybird.  We are a small, private nursery established over 20 years ago close to the train station and Godalming town centre. Applicants will preferably have a level 3 qualification in childcare as well as enthusiasm and a commitment to the care and education of children through play. There are two posts - one in our baby/toddler room and one in our pre-school.  The jobs are full time working 40 hours over a 4 day week, paid bank holidays off plus 20 days annual leave, 45 minute paid lunch break, pension scheme and uniform tops and jackets. We have an on-going commitment to safeguarding and all posts will be subject to a completed DBS disclosure and references. 

Main purpose of role:

  • To act professionally as part of a team, providing care for the children left within his/her supervision and ensuring their safety and well-being.  To contribute to the creation and maintenance of a safe, varied and stimulating environment.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To prepare and set out playrooms, including outside garden before children arrive and tidy up after the children leave.
  • To plan, prepare and implement varied and interesting activities, projects, play experiences and displays for the children whilst following the EYFS.
  • To observe, record and promote the children’s all round development including the use of Tapestry.
  • To participate in the development of, and support the implementation of, the nursery’s Policy and Procedures documents.
  • To provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment in which to carry out his/her duties.
  • To support, guide and mentor nursery assistants, apprentices and work experience students to enable them to achieve their maximum learning potential.
  • To understand and implement the nursery’s safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • To liaise with parents and encourage their involvement.
  • To liaise with other staff and professionals.
  • To ensure in room admin is completed.
  • To attend staff meetings, training courses and other relevant meetings as directed by the deputy manager and/or manager.
  • To participate in special events, outings, visits and parent evenings.
  • To maintain client confidentiality.
  • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably expected of the post holder.

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