Nursery Practitioner required in Surrey

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16kto23kpaFixed Salary (annually)

ID: 381 Published: 4th March 2017 12:10 pm


Red Balloon Day Nursery have three settings within Surrey including Cobham, Ockham ( which is a Montessori setting) and Weybridge. Positions are available in each setting, so please contact me for further details.

Please call Dani today on 01932866505
Person Specification:
• An enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated individual will be required to take advantage of this challenging and exciting opportunity. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate a genuine passion for providing the highest standards in quality childcare. Strong communication skills and team-working abilities are essential.

Qualifications and Training
• (NVQ3/NNEB minimum:
– as long as candidate is in process of studying for EY degree/EYP)
• Current First Aid qualification
• Equal Opportunities
• Child Protection

• Experience of working with children
• Experience of working within a team

• To provide the highest standards of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in Red Balloon.
• To give support to other personnel within Red Balloon.
• To implement the daily routine in the base room.

Reports To:
• Reports directly to their Head of room.
• Reports to their manager and deputy manager and when needed the Group Manager.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
• To provide the highest standards of quality care and education.
• To ensure that safety and security measures are constantly maintained.
• To be aware of and act in accordance with current legislation, policy and procedures.
• Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff.
• To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents.
• Work with parents of special needs children to give full integration in the Nursery.
• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
• To work in close partnership and to develop and maintain good relationships with parents / carers and other family members.
• Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the vision, philosophy and objectives behind Red Balloon are fulfilled.
• To develop your role within the team especially with regard to your responsibilities as a key worker.

Specific Child Care Tasks:
• The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development.
• To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing.
• Washing and changing children as required.
• Providing comfort and warmth to a poorly child.
• To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
• To ensure good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times and be responsible for the health and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children.

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