Level 2 Practitioner

Family First Nurseries

Level 2 Practitioner


Family First Nurseries, Witham, Essex

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Pelican Place Nursery, located on Collingwood Road, Witham, are looking for a Level 2 Practitioner to join the team in the Dolphins room (2.5-3.5 years old). This room has up to 12 children a day and you will be joining a team that is committed to providing excellent childcare in a friendly, welcoming and secure surrounding.

Our nursery is rated Ofsted OUTSTANDING and we strive for this high quality every day, are you ready to join a team of high quality, knowledgeable practitioners to support our families and children?

Pelican Place Nursery is located in the town centre of Witham which has fantastic public transport links. There is a bus stop located opposite the nursery and the train station is just a short 8 minute walk away.

The nursery is open from 8:00am - 6:00pm Monday to Friday and you would be required to work shifts between these times.

Nursery Practitioner main duties and responsibilities

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  • Provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments, and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development.

    Understand and ensure that the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS are met.

    Ensure the highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene in the nursery and promote these daily in every routine.

    Undertake any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the nursery, and the safety and wellbeing of children, staff, and families.

    Maintain strictly professional relationships and report any complaints or concerns to management in accordance with company policy and procedures.

    Facilitate a strong key person approach to enable children to form secure attachments and cover all children daily when colleagues are absent

    Attend regular team meetings to ensure that you remain updated on key priorities, changes, developments and regularly review company policies and procedures.

  • Duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added.

    Full and relevant Level 2 childcare qualification - essential

  • Fluent in written and spoken English - essential

    Over 1 year's experience of working in Early Years - desirable

    Knowledge of the Statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements - desirable

    We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duty.

    Family First benefits include annual leave starting at 24 days on top of a paid birthday day off and bank holidays. On top of this we have discounted nursery fees for all our teams, friends and family, access to a discount/perks platform with exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you.