Early Years Practitioner

Reference

HNA/AR/057209

Sector

Education & Training

Salary

£23,575 Per Annum

Town/City

Harrow on the Hill

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

13/12/2021

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Early Years Practitioner- Harrow on the Hill

Salary:  £23,575 per year

The Company:

Our well-established client is looking to appoint a warm, friendly & nurturing Early Years Practitioner for a full-time position. Our client is a popular, small independent pre-preparatory school with a Nursery for pupils aged from babies to seven.

The Role:

Our client is seeking the services of Level 3 Early Years Practitioner. The idle incumbent must be enthusiastic, outgoing, and bubbly childcare professional who is committed to providing children with the very best care and stimulation.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be willing to work in any age group across the organisation.
  • Be aware of and adhere to the policies, procedures and ethos of the school.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate engaging activities appropriate for the age range of the children, including preparation of resources and materials.
  • Help children develop early literacy/ reading and numeracy skills, either individually or in group sessions.
  • Carry out all tasks associated with the key worker role including observing, assessing, recording children’s development, and reporting on written plans for their next steps.
  • Work effectively alongside a team of practitioners to ensure children are stimulated, motivated and excited in their learning and play.
  • Assist in the preparation of the rooms at the start of the day, at lunchtime and in the clearing up at the end of the school day.
  • Help to always keep the school and equipment clean and tidy.
  • Carry out playground, lunch cover and other duties as deemed necessary by the Headteacher.
  • Ensure security and welfare of the children are always of paramount importance.
  • Work to ensure that equal opportunities, inclusion, and diversity are recognised and valued at all times.
  • Attend staff meetings (fortnightly), training days (5 per year), parent’s evenings (one per term), school events and outings (maximum 2 per term) as deemed necessary by the Headteacher.
  • Contribute to the overall school improvement plan.
  • Show willingness to participate in continuous professional development and training.
  • Work in partnership with parents with consideration given to toilet training, education plans, pastoral care, religious and cultural background.

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum- Level 3 childcare qualification- NVQ, Cache, Diploma or Equivalent (or working towards it)
  • Understanding of child development
  • Understanding how to plan & implement EYFS curriculum
  • Be a positive role model
  • Be mentally & physically fit for the role
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • 1-5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Ability to communicate at appropriate level with parents, staff & and children
  • Good team management & organizational skills
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of keeping and writing children’s developmental record
  • Paediatric First Aid (or willing to train for it)
  • Food Hygiene
  • Working knowledge of phonics scheme
  • Safeguarding children certificate
  • Computer Literacy
  • GCSE C in English & Maths or above

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