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2018-01-29 Care Homes Job Title: Early Years Practitioner
Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School
Job Role: Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner
Date Posted: 31 Dec 2017
Job Location: Shepperton , Surrey
Salary: £7.50 to £8.50 per hour Pension, private health care, perk box, gym membership
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Contact Name: Leah Hannon
Main Purpose of Role:
To be a proactive member of a team who provides a safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which babies and young children are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential. To offer full and practical support in the day to day running of the nursery where possible.
To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children attending the nursery.
To support the Nursery Manager to implement the EYFS curriculum ensuring stimulating and varied play
To fully support the key person system
Give support to other staff in the nursery
Provide a stimulating play rich environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all children and the activities are differentiated to ensure that needs of all children that attend are met
To liaise when necessary with the designated safeguarding lead to ensure children are fully safeguarded
Implement an effective positive behaviour policy, ensuring consistency and taking into account children’s levels of understanding and stages of development
Support the nursery induction through visits, selection of a key person role and settling in process
Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
Work with and support parents and other family members with regards to their child’s development, both in the nursery and at home and ensure children’s individual needs are met
To attend out of working hour activities; training, monthly staff meetings, parent’s evenings, summer fayre, Christmas party etc.
To be flexible within the working practice of Nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery; preparing snack and meals, cleaning and washing.
To ensure that clean and hygienic standards are maintained at all times. This includes daily cleaning rotas, nappy changing and other nursery/housekeeping duties.
To be fully up to date with the requirements of the “Early Years Foundation Stage” and ensure that your practice meets and aims to exceed the requirements
To be proactive in the process of activity planning, child observations and development records on a regular basis
To maintain confidentiality about all issues related to children and their families; your own and other staff members issues and any other management or operational issues
To carry out any other reasonable additional duties as requested by your Room Leader or Nursery Manager from time to time
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