Nursery Practitioner – Level 2

Job description:

NURSERY PRACTITIONER – LEVEL 2

Location: Tops Pokesdown, Pokesdown, Bournemouth

Pay rate: Up to £12.10 per hour (plus Bank Holiday and Qualification enhancements available)

Contracted Hours: 30-40 hours per week/Full/Part Time 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Nursery Practioner’s or Early Years Practitioner looks after the educational and social development of babies and young children up to the age of five. Their primary duties include providing children with a safe environment to learn, helping them to develop basic social and behavioural skills and engaging them in age-appropriate play activities. 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 Pokesdown Nursery is a 135 place Day Nursery & Pre-School situated in Wolverton Road, Pokesdown. The nursery run several extra-curricular activities including Tops Forest School, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, meditation and much more!  We’re rated 9.1 by daynurseries.co.uk and graded GOOD by OFSTED

Tops Day Nurseries believe in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible world for all. We aim to achieve this through educating the children of today, so that they, in turn, can influence the way future generations live. 

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!

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
  • 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 of a Level 2 in  Early Years care and Education is essential, a Level 3 is desirable but with our in House training team this is something we can help you work towards.

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

  • Commitment in working with our children, working in the Early Years sector can be as intensive as it is rewarding so you must have a passion for child development and dedicating to caring.
  • Creative skills and imagination to provide educational activities to children that can ensure the child is happy and learning in a rewarding environment.
  • Building relationships, our children thrive in our settings when they have strong bonds and healthy relationship with Nursery Practitioners.
  • Personal skills – to be personable and approachable with children’s parents, as our parent relationships are vital to helping you to understand how to keep children happy and supported, both in nursery and home life.

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 annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Annual pay review
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Staff Welfare scheme
  • Company pension
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Great career progression
  • Regular supervisions
  • Continuous in-house and external training opportunities
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Uniform Provided

Rate

Up to £12.10 per hour

Location

Bournemouth
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Job type

  • Full Time
  • Permanent

Hours

30-40

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Location

Bournemouth
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Job type

  • Full Time
  • Permanent

Hours

30-40

Rate

Up to £12.10 per hour

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Annual pay review
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Staff Welfare scheme
  • Company pension
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Great career progression
  • Regular supervisions
  • Continuous in-house and external training opportunities
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Uniform Provided

Date posted

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