Working alongside and supporting experienced members of staff in all areas with children aged 6 months to 5 years. There is the possibility of a permanent role within a room for the right candidate.
The candidate will be caring for the daily needs of the children, liaising with parents and working as part of a small team.
The candidate should have some childcare experience, preferably within a nursery setting, but we are happy to consider applicants with other childcare experience. They must be able to follow and implement the ‘In the moment’ approach and meet the developmental needs of each individual child. They must be able to work within a small, friendly team, show initiative, have a genuine interest in the care and development of young children, be enthusiastic, be professional, and have good communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
The candidate should ensure the safety and wellbeing of children at all times, follow and understand the practices laid down in the nursery’s ‘Code of Good Working Practice’ and keep up to date and implement nursery policies, especially Safeguarding and Health & Safety.
The candidate must be Level 3 qualified with some experience.
Contract & benefits:
It is a full time position, working a 42.5 week. Either an 8.00am-5.30pm shift or 8.30am-6.00pm shift.
Permanent contract upon completion of 3 month probationary period.
Pay dependent on experience.
Other benefits include:
- Free uniform
- Pension scheme
- Sick day scheme
- 20 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, with bonus days added for each year of employment up to a maximum of 5
- Paid monthly staff meetings
- Employee of the month scheme
- Nursery closure between Christmas and New Year
The nursery is proud of the high staff retention rate, with 1 member of staff still working here since the nursery first opened in 1989.