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Childcare Practitioner

£8,562 Pro Rata
Type Hours
Part Time
Closing date
Job closes on 24 January
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000703

The job itself

Job Term:  Fixed Term Till 3rd September 2021

Appointment Type: Part Time (Maternity Cover)

Days of work:  3 Days (to be confirmed)  

Hours per week: 24 Hours

Place of Work: Withernsea Day Nursery

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic and experienced practitioner to work all year in our busy Day Nursery. We offer childcare places to children between the ages of 6 weeks - 5 years, from 7.30am – 5pm.

Withernsea Day Nursery is an extremely busy setting and you would be expected to work at a fast pace and to a high standard, however you will receive full support from knowledgeable practitioners and coaching from your Manager as you settle into a very welcoming team. 

-You should hold at least a level 2 Childcare qualification and be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the parents/carers.

-You will support a safe and stimulating learning environment for children and their carers and demonstrate a good understanding of how to motivate and engage children with their development and learning.

-You will need sound knowledge of how to safeguard children and protect them from harm.

-You should have experience of supporting parents and an understanding of, and commitment to, working with parents as first educators of their children. 

-You will 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.

-You will have knowledge and experience of observation, assessment and planning within the EYFS.

-You will have good communication and listening skills and the ability to inspire and empower people.

-You will ensure as part of a team that a high quality enabling environment is maintained.

If you have any further questions or would like to discuss the post further, please contact the Nursery Manager, Claire Walker on 01964 615386

Closing date: 24th January 2021

Interview date: 1st February 2021

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 206.25 kb)

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

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