Nursery Practitioners & Baby Room Leader

Location Greater London
Discipline: Support Staff, Nursery
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contact name: Support Staff

Contact email:
Job ref: NP 278
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Nursery Practitioners & Baby Room Leader - London, SW3
Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Dependent on experience
Our client's School and Nursery sits in the heart of Chelsea and provides a warm, welcoming, environment for children aged 6 months through to 11 years old. Children and staff know each other well and this creates a genuine family feel providing a nurturing environment within which our children can learn and develop.
The Nursery provides the vital foundations for a child's educational journey supporting their early years development whilst engendering a love of learning through an academic curriculum that is specifically tailored for each child. This prepares their children for an effortless transition into pre-prep education and beyond.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join their baby room and nursery team in delivering the provision of a 50 week a year, broad based, rich and academically excellent, curriculum for their 6 month to 4 year old children as they prepare for transition to an academic prep school.
You will join the team playing your part in the delivery of a high quality, academically focused early years education whilst providing a safe, nurturing environment within which our children can grow.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
-Minimum Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification (or other full and relevant Early Years qualification)
-Previous experience working in a nursery or childcare setting.
-Patience, empathy, and a genuine love for working with children.
-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
-Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
-Knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation governing childcare (e.g., Safeguarding)
-Provide high-quality care and education to children aged 6 months - 4 years.
-Plan and implement EYFS-appropriate activities, ensuring they are stimulating and engaging.
-Create a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow
-Plan and lead stimulating and educational activities that engage children while adhering to the Early Years Foundation Stage standards
-Support children's social and emotional development through games, stories, music, and arts activities
-Support children's learning development though reading, writing and numeracy work
-Monitor children's food and drink consumption, feeding younger children and supervising older children during mealtimes
-Support children with personal hygiene including changing babies and assisting with toilet training when required
-Arrange and chaperone outdoor activities such as visits to parks and outdoor games
-Act as a key worker for one or more children, including monitoring their progress, maintaining detailed records, providing developmentally challenging next steps, and reporting to their parents and/or carers
-Ensure the safety of all children and report any concerns immediately to the management team
If you are passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their lives, we would love to hear from you.
Candidates will be expected to follow our Safer Recruitment processes which includes completion of an application form, undergoing an interview process, and the Company obtaining suitable references and an Enhanced DBS check.
-6.6 weeks paid leave
-Company pension
-Sick pay
-Work clothing allowance
-Refer a friend bonus scheme
-Weekly staff breakfast
-Staff social events
-Cycle to work scheme
-Employee discount on fees
-40 hour week, flexible working patterns within Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
-Nursery education
-Work authorisation: Must have right to work in the UK
-United Kingdom (required)
-Work Location: In person
For full details, please apply online or call 01227 780888