Level 2 or 3 Qualified Nursery Staff
- Full Time
To model the nursery's Christian Ethos and inspire others to do the same.
Scope of Position:
To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children.
To assist the room leader in providing rich learning opportunities for all children.
To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can engage, learn and develop.
Develop and maintain good relationships and communications with parents to facilitate day-to-day caring needs.
To take an active involvement with additional activities such as parent's evenings, open days, training and staff meetings.
Undertake certain domestic jobs within nursery, for example; preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment and such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined from time to time by the room leader.
Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to the role of Nursery Nurse.
To ensure all information received within nursery is kept strictly confidential.
Teaching and Learning
Demonstrate a commitment to understanding how children develop.
To consult with the children and involve them in the planning of resources, activities and the environment.
Formulate and operate a programme of rich and varied activities that meet the individual learning needs of all children.
Take responsibility for 'Key Children' ensuring their welfare and learning needs are met at all times.
Keep high quality records of your key children's learning development through observations to inform future planning.
Assess the progress of each key child. Monitor any emerging gaps and implement effective interventions with support from the room leader.
To ensure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing by modeling positive behaviours.
Ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of all children regardless of any disabilities, family backgrounds or medical history.
Take opportunities to introduce the children to new learning experiences wherever possible.
Health and Safety
Ensure high standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
Wash and change children as required.
Report and record all accidents that occur under your supervision.
Take a shared responsibility for the safety of each individual child. Only allow known and agreed adults to collect the children.
Ensure poorly children are kept comfortable and warm and parents are notified immediately in order for the child to be collected.
Ensure Welfare and Safeguarding Children procedures are followed and you know what to ?do in the event of an allegation being made. ?
Be familiar with all emergency procedures.