We are recruiting – Pre-School Practitioner – POSITION FILLED

Throughout the course of the day you will have many varied roles; if a child asks you to be a Disney Princess, or a Superhero, you will be the best Princess or Superhero you can be!

The ability to sing in tune is not necessary, however the ability to sing in front of a crowd of tiny humans is essential!

You must have so much love to offer and big warm hugs, as and when required.

Having eyes in the back of your head is of the utmost importance. You must be able to hold several different conversations, all at the same time! You must be comfortable with entering public places on your way home from work with unknown substances on your clothing!

You must have the ability to read a story book upside down, with at least five interruptions per page!

And finally, you must be prepared to engage in lots of fun activities, and get messy! Your hair and nails will be hard to maintain, but it really is all worth it ..I promise!

If you think you’ve got what it takes, you have a minimum level 3 childcare qualification, and will support children’s well-being and development, then please send your CV to the email address below.

This job description is not exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake any other reasonable duties discussed and directed by the line manager.

 

Essential criteria

1. Willingness to learn.

2. Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent.

3. Previous experience of working with young children.

4. Sound knowledge of child development for children from birth to five years.

5. Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

6. Knowledge of child protection procedures.

7. Good communication skills.

8. An understanding of play based approaches to children’s learning and development.

9. Commitment to equal opportunities.

10. Commitment to working effectively with young children and families.

11. Friendly and flexible approach at work which facilitates the development of effective relationships.

 

Job Types: Full-time; Contract

Salary: £11 – £12 per hour (depending on qualification and experience).

Benefits:

Childcare
Company pension
Sick pay
Schedule:

Part time or full time vacancy
Monday to Friday
Education: GCSE or equivalent (preferred)
Experience: Childcare: minimum 1 year (required)
Language: proficient English (required)
Licence/Certification: level 3 NVQ in Early Years education (required)