Nursery Practitioner (Level 3)

Market related
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary: Competitive 

Benefits: 4 weeks holidays + bank holidays, pension scheme, fantastic working environment

Hours: Full time, 37 hours pw

Location: Reading

Duties Include:

  • Contribute to the creation of a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children.
  • Be aware of the nursery policies and procedures and ensure these are adhered to.
  • Be responsible for the welfare of all children in your designated room, organising systems to ensure consistent, high-quality care.
  • Be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse, reporting any concerns.
  • Deploy staff and resources effectively, maintaining ratios in your room whilst supporting other rooms.
  • Reflect on practice and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child throughout the day.
  • Lead planning and the provision of a stimulating range of age-appropriate activities and ensuring your room is well-resourced and creatively set-up.
  • Lead observations and the assessment of children’s learning and development ensuring records are kept up-to-date, are of a high standard and are shared effectively – includes Individual Education Plans for children with Special Educational Needs.
  • Develop genuine bonds with your key children and support and monitor colleagues to sensitively fulfil their key person responsibilities.
  • Work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining relationships that encourage trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Good references
  • Applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS check
  • Energetic, creative, friendly and enthusiastic
  • NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care Learning & Development.
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Able to plan and provide age-appropriate activities.
  • Able to observe, assess and track children’s learning & development.

If you believe you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!

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