Early Years Practitioner - Level 2 Or Level 3

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About the role

Early years Practitioner

We offer a safe, stimulating, age appropriate and spacious environment for our children to feel engaged and supported. We have excellent indoor and outdoor facilities offering the children a place they can learn and thrive.

This role offers from 25 hours per week during term time, 8:45am-3pm 4 days a week + 2 paid admin hours weekly. Up to £11.00 per hour dependant on experience and qualifications. Starting date ASAP.

Our ideal candidate will:

· Hold a relevant Level 2 or above early years childcare qualification

· Have prior experience within a childcare setting

· Have a good level of understanding of the EYFS and safeguarding policies/procedures

· Have real passion, motivation and drive for working with and educating children

· Be enthusiastic, fun, creative and a good role model

· Have a commitment to self-development and be prepared and motivated to keep knowledge and skills updated

· Believe in promoting and building strong parent/carer partnerships to provide cohesive learning for the children

· Provide a clear enhanced DBS check and satisfactory referencing

· Have experience of, and a good understanding of SEN procedure’s and how to obtain finance

The role requires that you ensure: -

· The highest standards are maintained when providing care, implementing safeguarding practices and following Pre School policies/procedures

· EYFS/SEND standards are promoted, implemented and applied to your work

· Responsibility (alongside management) of health, safety, security and wellbeing of children, staff and visitors

· Participation in the key person’s system being responsible for a group of children including monitoring, assessment, up-to-date recording and reporting on their development and progress

· Children’s emotional and social needs are met implementing the principals and techniques for positive behaviour management

· The promotion of good personal and food hygiene with the children whilst encouraging independence

· Professionalism, effective teamwork, high quality practice, flexibility and the promotion of equality and diversity

· Activities provided are planned appropriately and are specific to a child’s/group’s activities, interests, language and cultural background supporting the individual’s development through learning and play

· The attendance of meetings, training (both mandatory and otherwise)

· The timely escalation of any practice/family concerns ensuring effective communication pathways between parents/carers and colleagues

· Effective partnership with management, colleagues and other professionals as required including family support workers, speech therapists, SENCO

What we can offer:-

· A friendly team

· Continued CPD development

· Training

· We are an equal opportunities employer promoting value and respect whilst embracing diversity

· Pension scheme.

· 5 weeks holiday pay.


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Contact details

Chris Martin , Director
Fordwich Rise Hertford
Hertsfordshire SG14 2DF

Telephone: 01992 509906
Email: chris.martin0813@ntlworld.com
Website: https://hollybushpreschoolcic.co.uk
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