Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Location
Henham, Bishop's Stortford CM22 6BJ
Salary
£16477 - £17,608 p.a depending on experience
Posted
18 May 2017
Expires
15 Jun 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

G8T opportunity to join a fabulous nursery. We are seeking an experienced Level 3 Practitioner with key carer responsibilities, working with toddlers aged 2 - 3 years and keen to share knowledge and experience within a team ... 2 years experience preferred, but not essential.

Saplings is a rural private children's day nursery, close to Stansted Airport and Bishops Stortford. We are located in Henham, directly off the B1051, one mile from Elsenham village. Saplings has twice been rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Originally located in Bishops Stortford, we relocated to Henham February 2007. We have an Out of School club in Bishops Stortford, in the grounds of Summercroft School known as Stortford KidsOut. We employ 38 members of staff who are committed to each other and to the well-being of the children and their parents across all settings.

If you want to work to high standards and think you would like to join our existing supportive team, please contact us.

Permanent post available from June 2017

 

Job Description for Early Years Practitioner (abridged)

Reports to: Early Years Professional

Responsible for: Providing quality education and care for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Supporting partnerships with parent/carers to increase involvement in children’s care and education in the nursery.

Main Purpose: 

To support home/nursery partnerships.
To work as key carer with children aged 0 – 5 years.
To work in a way that as a team member, you meet the high standards required in this setting

Person Specification for Early Years Practitioner (abridged)

Qualifications
• NNEB or equivalent Level 3 (Early Years) • NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education • Diploma in Childcare Education • BTEC National Diploma in Early Years

Hours
37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, shift pattern between 7.30am opening and 6.30pm closing.
Permanent post (first 3 months are probationary)
All year round

Holiday
28 days annual leave, increases to 33 after 5 years; 38 after 10 years

Salary
Salary depends on age and experience
Annual increases in salary are in line with inflation each year
We pay Living Wage Foundation rates to all employees aged 18+

For more information please visit the website saplingsnursery.co.uk

Linda Davies (Owner)  Michelle Barker (Early Years Professional)

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