Business

Childcare

Training provided

The successful candidate will work towards a level 2 qualification in childcare.

Pay details

£4.30 per hour

Hours

Typically 40 hours per week.

Requirements

Minimum GCSE grade 4/C or above in English Language and maths.

Minimum age

16+

Description

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To make a positive contribution to the work of the nursery, in particular, by ensuring that high quality early learning and play services are provided to children and young people
  • To keep abreast of legislation, guidelines, policies to ensure the Early Years Foundation Stage requirements are met at all times enabling the delivery of high quality provision
  • To establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children’s learning and development and values parental involvement both at nursery and at home
  • To plan and provide safe, appropriate, child-led and adult initiated experiences, activities and play opportunities in indoor, outdoor and in out-of-setting contexts, which enable children to develop and learn
  • To ensure that a caring and stimulating environment is provided for children that takes into account individual developmental needs and enables children to reach their full potential
  • To promote parents’ understanding of child development and early learning as a crucial factor in their children’s achievement at school and future life chances.

Skills required:

  • Work effectively as part of wider team
  • Take and follow verbal instruction
  • Interpret and follow written procedures
  • Form effective bonds with children, families, colleagues and other professionals
  • Be consistently courteous, professional and respectful.

Personal qualities:

  • The desire to see children flourish
  • A passion for making a difference in the life of young children
  • The ability to focus on studies as well as a full time working role
  • Relationship building - you and your colleagues will need to form strong bonds and relationships with the children parent/carers and their wide family.

How to apply

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