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Nursery Practitioner

£20,488 to £24,300
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Our Nursery in Chalfont St Peter is situated in the heart of the village, located in a newly renovated building. The nursery has been designed especially to provide beautiful rooms, fantastic resources, exciting gardens, all ensuring children flourish and leave fully prepared for their adventure ahead. Capacity: 68 place Nursery (3 months to 4 years) Rooms: 1 x Baby Room, 1 x Toddler Room and 1 x Pre-school We are recruiting for a passionate Practitioners to join our team. This role will involve working as a key person and as part of the team under the direction of the senior team and Manager. Your role will be to provide safe, high quality education and care for the children attending the nursery ensuring that it meets their individual needs and ensure all children reach their full potential. Essential Criteria: Willingness to learn. Full and relevant Level 2 or 3 Early Years education and childcare qualification or equivalent. Previous experience of working with young children. Sound knowledge of child development for children from birth to five years. Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Knowledge of child protection procedures. Good communication skills. An understanding of play based approaches to children s learning and development. Commitment to equal opportunities. Commitment to working effectively with young children and families. Friendly and flexible approach at work, which facilitates the development of effective relationships. Desirable Criteria: Willingness to undertake further training. Current First Aid at Work qualification. Current Food Hygiene certificate. Team Benefits & Rewards: At the heart of Hungry Caterpillars is our incredible team who we value and offer: Your birthday off work, fully paid, to relax! (T&C's apply) Bupa Health Care package (T&C's apply) Free staff Uniform 50% off of childcare fees from day one (T&C's apply) Refer a friend/parent bonuses The Caterpillar Academy - Five, fully paid, company training days each year Future & Developing Leader Program year long training course for future leaders On line training portal with over 100 courses for your development Superstar Awards Day held annually to celebrate individual and team achievements Fantastic opportunities for career progression with internal promotions supported More time with the children online tracking system & planning in the moment A competitive salary package with performance related reviews 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays Staff pension with a company contribution going into your pot This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and does require a full DBS (Disclosure Barring Scheme). Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them
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  • Job Reference: 701370962-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries
    Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £20,488 to £24,300
  • Bonus/Benefits: up to £500 Bonus (T&Cs Apply)
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent