Early Years Practitioner

Lavendon Pavilion Preschool

Date Posted: Jan 16, 2018 Closing Date: Mar 14, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Feb 12, 2018
Location: Bedfordshire Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

Job Summary

A Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To assist with the planning of the curriculum using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for guidance.
  • To help to set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session.
  • To act as a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met.
  • To work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns g. health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To take action to support the setting to achieve and maintain a minimum good Ofsted rating at the next inspection.
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences.
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures.
  • To support meal times within the setting.
  • To actively participate at team meetings, supervision meetings and appraisal meetimgs.
  • To attend training courses as required and to take responsibility for personal development.
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff, which is acquired as part of the job.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all the setting's operational policies and procedures, g. health and safety, fire precautions, dropping off and collection of children, food safety, cleanliness of the setting.
  • To ensure that adequate records are kept and updated regularly.
  • To promote the setting to current parents and potential customers.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working with young children
  • Sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • A passion for working with children and promoting learning through play
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build good relationships with children, colleagues and parents
  • Desire to achieve outstanding results
  • Hard working and organised with good planning and observation skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and undertake further training

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £2,236.00 to £6,069.00 /year

Required education:

  • Diploma