Forest School Nursery Practitioner – Level 3 – Term Time Only

Job description:

FOREST SCHOOL NURSERY PRACTITIONER – LEVEL 3 – TERM TIME ONLY

Location: Tops Poole, Poole, Dorset

Pay rate: Up to £13.33 per hour

Contracted Hours: 25 hours/Part Time

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Forest School Lead’s help to create a safe, educational and fun environment for the children in our care. Helping to supervise children and ensuring their safety, organizing and taking part in activities, such as games, crafts, and educational tasks. The list is endless, but you’ll understand that some days might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our children at one of the most important development stages of their life!

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who work in our Nurseries.

Tops Poole Nursery is a 132 place Day Nursery & Pre-School situated in Poole. The nursery run several extra-curricular activities including before and after school clubs, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, tooth brushing, football fun and much more!  We’re rated 8.7 by daynurseries.co.uk and graded GOOD by OFSTED.

 

AND IN RETURN

At Tops day Nurseries we see working in the childcare industry is a very rewarding career choice. Not only do you get to play an important part in the life of the children, but you also watch them grow and develop whilst learning new things yourself each day.

We are lucky to have a sister company call Aspire Training, (recently listed as one of the Top 100 Employers for Apprenticeships 2023) who offer fantastic Opportunities to develop in your Nursery Career from Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeships all the way through to Nursery Manager or even to become an Early Years Teacher!

We’re also an Employee-Owned Company and have adopted the Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) meaning each and every one of our colleagues/partners are co-owners of our company.  This means that as the company grows and succeeds, so do you. Our collective efforts will directly contribute to the success and sustainability of our business, with the opportunity for all partners to receive an annual bonus from our profit shares.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

ABOUT YOU

  • A minimum Level 3 in Early Years is required. Level 3 Forest School trained is desirable.

Some of the primary skills we are looking for will be someone will include;

  • Lead and manage the staff team and share knowledge on Forest School
  • Plan, prepare and deliver a range of Forest School sessions
  • Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children and the Early Years Framework.
  • Using the EY Log to maintain learning journeys, next steps and observations and to regularly monitor all children’s learning journeys.
  • Understand key children’s culture, first language and current development plans to identify areas for improvement, working with colleagues to provide a stimulating environment for children to meet emotional, intellectual and social goals.
  • Maintaining accurate records of children’s development and use information learnt to support future planning, development and learning.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care and engagement for our children as a Nursery Practitioner within one of our Nurseries, then you could be the next to join us. So apply today and get your career started with us!

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks. This role involves regulated activity with children. You should not apply if you are on the Childrens’ Barred List.

Benefits

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

Rate

Up to £13.33 per hour

Location

Poole
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Permanent

Hours

25

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Location

Poole
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Permanent

Hours

25

Rate

Up to £13.33 per hour

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

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