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2018-02-01 Nurseries Job Title: Nursery Practitioner
Job Role: Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner
Date Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Job Location: Colchester , Essex
Salary: Meets NMW and NLW
Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: Kathryn Chaplin
Chestnut House Kindergarten require 2 nursery practitioners with a L2 or L3 childcare qualified with good working knowledge of the EYFS and an understanding of the outcomes for children.
The applicants must be able to engage with children, lead suitable stimulating activities, record and plan learning, constantly observe their surroundings and use initiative to maintain a safe, clean environment whilst building caring professional relationships with colleagues and parents.
The team at this nursery rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted requires the applicant to support them to review and evaluate practice as they strive to offer a high standard of service.
L3 Childcare qualification, current Paediatric First Aid training certificate and an up to date enhanced DBS certificate is required.
The working hours are 8-hour shifts between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 1-hour break during your shift each day Monday to Friday (40 hour week).There is the opportunity for overtime. The nursery is closed on bank holidays, 1 week in August, 1 week between 24th Dec and 1st January with remaining holiday entitlement taken as free choice days. We offer a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to gain further qualifications.