Title Part time Level 2/3 practitioner
Location Enderby
Job Information

An exciting opportunity has risen for an early year’s level 2/ level 3 position within our exceptional team. If you would like to work in a fun, caring and stimulating environment that values all staff then this is the perfect opportunity to work for one of the best child care providers in Leicester

About us

St George’s is one of the largest childcare providers in Leicester. We are committed to giving all the children in our care the best start in life and to Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of all of our children. Our staff are our most valuable asset; we couldn’t do this without you! So we are looking for a talented individual with a warm smile to join our passionate and enthusiastic team. You need to have a love and drive for working with and educating children.

Requirements for a Level 2/3 Practitioner

This is a perfect opportunity for someone with real passion for childcare who is looking to work within our professional organisation. The role is to assist the Nursery Manager and the team to help ensure that all children receive the highest standards of care and education and go home with a smile on their face.
Essentials
• NNEB/NVQ2 or 3/Btec
• You must have a good understanding of the EYFS and be capable of maintaining children’s development records
• Strong written/verbal communication skills
• Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
• Empathy
• Friendly
• Caring nature
• Organisational skills
• Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with children, parents and staff
• Car Driver

Desirables

• Paediatric First Aid preferred but not essential as appropriate training will be given
• SEN experience
• Food hygiene
• Safeguarding certificate
• DBS enhanced and on the update service
• Experience of working in a childcare setting
• IT skills as tablet work is required

Responsibilities
• Be responsible for a group of key children, liaising closely with parents/carers to ensure individual needs are met
• Be responsible for observing and using the EYFS to monitor key children’s progress and development
• To actively promote and support the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults in the workplace by providing a safe and secure environment
• Ensure the settings policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
• Attend and participate in any further training programmes to upskill and improve your learning
• Deliver rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps young children to develop and flourish
• Working in partnership with other professionals to ensure all individual needs are met and all children are able to reach their full potential

• Building and maintaining the attachments with children developing effective relationships with parents, carers and staff

Package
• Salary is competitive. It is negotiable depending on age, qualifications and experience. Reviewed annually
• Great holiday entitlement and paid bank holidays
• Successful candidates will be offered an Extensive Induction Programme
• Further on the job training. Also access to your own online training programme. This is bespoke and certified training. Time back will be given for any training attended outside of working hours
• Access to team performance bonus scheme
• Opportunity to work alongside other long term and experienced professionals
• Great career prospects
• Pension plans
• Discount on childcare
• Recommend a friend reward scheme
• Access to Company Counselling services
• Uniform provided
• Good Ofsted grading in all of our settings

• Hours: Part time position, Monday to Friday 12.00 – 6.00p.m.

Previous applicants need not apply

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