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Early Years Practitioner Vancancy

Discussion in 'Surrey Jobs' started by Lucy Frost, 7 Nov 2017.

  1. Lucy Frost

    Lucy Frost Surrey Resident (new)

    Role: Early Years Practitioner (Level 3)

    Hours: Hours worked 28 hours a week

    Days and hours: Monday 8.00 - 12.00,

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30 - 3.10

    Friday 8.30 - 12.10

    Salary: £8.00 an hour NVQ level 3 qualified or equivalent

    CLOSING DATE: 17th November 2017


    An exciting, varied and fulfilling role within a small charity run Pre-School recently rated a GOOD Ofsted. To make a real difference to the lives of the attending children and their families and as part of a team, you will deliver high-quality play and learning opportunities through a wide range of activities. You will communicate well with young children, parents and carers and have working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage.


    General duties and responsibilities:

    • Work as part of a team supporting other Pre-School staff and volunteers.

    • Ensuring the smooth running of the Pre-School by adhering to relevant policies and procedures.

    • Attend management, administration or organisation meetings including open days, events or evenings as required.

    • Use your knowledge, experience and imagination to come up with new ideas and activities.

    • Serving of refreshments to children and overseeing lunchtimes.

    • Setting up and packing away resources.

    • Attend training and keep up-to-date with changes to welfare requirements, planning for children’s learning and safeguarding procedures.

    • Show a strong commitment to training and on-going professional development.

    • Any other duties reasonably required by the Pre-school Manager.

    Child led duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide high quality care for children aged 2 to 5 years old.

    • Liaise where necessary with the Designated Safeguarding Lead to ensure children are fully safeguarded.

    • Support children as they develop independence and self-help skills.

    • Being Key worker to a group of children, which includes planning, regular observations on Tapestry, end-of-term reports and parent meetings.

    • Building relationships with children and communicating well with their parents, carers and relevant professionals involved with the child, to ensure children’s individual needs are met

    • Be able to set clear targets for children’s learning.

    • Keep appropriate, accurate and efficient records to support the child’s learning, play and well-being.

    • Ensure you are fully are aware of all welfare requirements, and that all procedures for child protection and safeguarding are understood and effectively implemented.

    • Liaise with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator regarding application of Pre-School policy to support children.

    ABOUT YOU:

    You’re passionate about providing high quality childcare and have an NVQ Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent. A team player with good communication skills, able to relate to small children and adults alike.


    You will need:

    • NVQ level 3 qualification or equivalent.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, and the ability to refer to the EYFS Framework when planning activities.

    • To be aware of the role of planning, observation and keeping records when caring for nursery aged children.

    • Genuine enthusiasm for working with children and meeting their needs.

    • Satisfactory DBS check and a minimum of two references.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please email info@epsomplayhousepreschool.com entitled ‘Practitioner Vacancy’ to register your interest and request an application form.

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