Nursery Practitioner

Posted a week ago by Hedgehog Recruitment

SM7, Banstead, Surrey
£23,000 - £27,500/annum

Nursery Practitioner / Early Years Practitioner (Level 2 or 3+) - £23,000-£27,500pa

Nursery Assistant, unqualified - £21,000 - £23,000pa (+ optional funded qualifications provided)

We are now recruiting at our new nursery and preschool in Banstead, Surrey!

With all the latest facilities, including smart boards, a separate purpose built baby unit, pirate ship and our very own soft play area. We commit to investing not only in our facilities but also in our hardworking staff, offering competitive salaries, funded training programs, annual pay reviews and a range of benefits ensuring that you receive the training and support needed to thrive in your career :)

We appreciate the importance of work / life balance and part time hours can be considered.

Main responsibilities of the Nursery Assistant / Nursery Practitioner:

  • Provide a positive and happy learning environment that offers choice, independence and a range of experiences, whilst meeting all of the children’s needs.
  • Be able to have key person responsibility and carry out daily and individual planning.
  • Ensuring a safe, secure and caring environment for the well-being of the children.
  • Assisting the Nursery Management in all aspects of providing day to day high quality childcare.

The ideal candidate will;

  • Be passionate about childcare and helping children to achieve, play and be safe.
  • Have previous experience of working with children under the age of five.
  • Be qualified to Level 2, 3 or equivalent in childcare (required for Senior Nursery Practitioner roles and above)
  • Have a good working knowledge of the EYFS – Early Years Foundation Stages (desirable)

Benefits & Remuneration:

  • Regular team events
  • Regular support from the management team
  • Funded in house and external training opportunities including Levels 2, 3, 4+ in childcare, leadership and management courses, SEN and more)
  • Flexible holiday and working hours can be discussed
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Referral scheme

Salary is negotiable, reflecting experience and qualifications. We also have the opportunity to consider a more senior position for the right candidate should this be of interest (for more information about available roles and salaries, please apply via this advert).

Full time (Monday to Friday), or Part time options available

If you are interested in being considered for a position, please apply via this advert and someone will be in touch. We very much look forward to receiving your application and inviting you to the nursery soon :)

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