Childcare Practitioner/QTS/Level 3 or Level 2

Hove, East Sussex
06 Feb 2018
07 Apr 2018
Childcare Practitioner/QTS/Level 3 or Level 2
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our team who would be supporting other members of the team within the toddler group.  

Applicants must have experience of working with children aged from 6 months to 5 years; share our passion for wanting to support children in their development and learning; have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop a good rapport with parents and children; have experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum - of observing, assessing, recording progress and contributing to the planning of future learning; have experience of keeping paperwork up to date; of working in a team and knowledge of what makes a good team player; good knowledge and understanding of child development, risk management, inclusion and safeguarding.

The role is to be responsible for the care, welfare, learning and development of the children and ensuring the care routines and nursery policies/procedures are followed at all times. The job involves creating learning opportunities for the children to develop; taking the lead on planning for our two years old children; creative activities like storytelling, singing songs and making things; observing and enhancing children’s learning as they play alone or alongside others; communicating effectively; modelling and managing behaviour and taking part in parents’ participation events and centre events. The role also involves supporting the management team with staff management; recording and monitoring staff performance and escalating where necessary; making sure the learning environment and activities are tailored around the children's needs and interests on the day; having an input in the setting’s development plan and meeting targets. 

The successful candidate will benefit from opportunities to develop their skills and experience further and support to progress in their career path. 

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