Brentry & Henbury Children’s Centre (BHCC): Early Years Practitioner

Job description:

To take an active role in the planning, delivery & supervision of children in a designated area.

Candidate Qualities:

1. Good communication with children and families.
2. Effective and accurate verbal and written
communication skills.
3. Ability to work towards the creation of a caring and
safe environment.
4. Proven skills in organising activity to achieve
defined targets.
5. Proven ability to work as part of a team.
6. Ability to attend to children’s physical needs



1.Level 3 qualification in early years (e.g. BTEC
National Diploma in Childcare Studies or CACHE
Diploma in Childcare and Education, NNEB.
2. 2 years previous experience of working effectively
in a day care/education setting.
3. Knowledge of equal opportunities.
4. Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding
5. Experience in identifying individual children’s needs
and contributing towards assessment of
developmental progress.


1. Knowledge and understanding of the needs of
children with SEN.
2. Proven skills in planning programmes for
groups/individual children.
3. Proven skills in developing family support
programmes to develop parenting skills.
4. Awareness of the skills required to monitor quality
of service/care provided.


Hours & contract:

38.5 hours each week to cover between the hours of 8am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. This post is all year round.

Job share and part-time positions also considered


Salary & benefits:

Starting from £17,361
33 days annual leave including bank holidays
Christmas closure

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 12th December.
Interviews: 17th December 2018.


Job description: 

EYP Job description and Person Spec

Application form:

Job application form


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