Educator - Level 3
NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development (or equivalent)
Salary (dependent on experience)
Hours: Monday – Friday (41 hours / week)
We are a 50-place setting and provide childcare and early years education from 0 to 5. We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education.
Privately owned, set on a working farm we have a large garden, outside play facilities and the opportunity for exploration and discovery in our nearby woods and farmland. We offer safe and unique indoor and outdoor facilities from our homely and inviting property.
Children will be participating in a range of additional activities, including regular trips to the woods, music, cooking and helping look after our garden and very own animals including chickens!
In order to be successful in this role, you will have an excellent working knowledge of the EYFS along with at least a Level 3 qualification in childcare. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with 0 - 5 year old’s and be able to deliver a high standard of care with excellent interpersonal skills.
In these dynamic and highly influential roles you will become a 'key person' by carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families.
You will provide a stimulating, creative and safe environment for the children and promote the learning and development of each child. The nursery is staffed between the hours of 7.15am and 6.30pm for 51 weeks of the year and we are looking for suitably qualified individuals who are keen to work within this outstanding team.
We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, commitment, a caring nature, fun, a team player, energetic, well mannered, open minded and with a love for the outdoors.
The main duties include:
working as part of a team demonstrating good communication skills;
acting as a Key Person to a group of nursery children keeping written and computerised records relating to learning and development;
learning about and working with our Reggio Emilia inspired pedagogy
working in partnership with parents to inform them of their child’s progress;
taking part in training to update skills and attend staff meetings;
ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times.
being engaged in continuous, enhanced and adult directed activities to fulfil the requirements of the EYFS;
You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. References will be sought before interview