Nursery Practitioner – Level 2 (Maternity Cover)

Job description:

Nursery Practitioner – Level 2 – Parkstone (Maternity Cover)

Location: Tops Parkstone, Poole, Dorset

Pay rate: £5.44 – £11.08 per hour (plus Bank Holiday and Qualification enhancements available)

Contracted Hours: 30 hours per week – Fixed Term Contract

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday, all year round, hours between 6am to 8pm

If these shift / hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply.

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 Parkstone Nursery is a 56 place Day Nursery & Pre-School situated in Parkstone, Poole. The nursery run several extra-curricular activities including Tops Forest School, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, tooth brushing, football fun and much more!  We’re rated 8.5 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 have achieved SchemaPlay accreditation, to help narrow the gap for any children showing signs of delay and to also enhance the learning experiences for all children that attend our settings.

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 Leve1 2 Childcare Apprenticeships all the way through to Nursery Manager or even tod 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

  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Staff welfare scheme

Rate

Up to £11.08 per hour

Location

Poole
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Part Time

Hours

30

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Location

Poole
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Part Time

Hours

30

Rate

Up to £11.08 per hour

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Staff welfare scheme

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