17 Jan 2017

Nursery Officer

POSITIVE EMPLOYMENT – Posted by Hyacinth BonaparteLondon, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Nursery Officer

Job Summary: As part of a team, organises and provides care for children 0-5 years in a day nursery setting. May work in unsupervised capacity and supervise students.

Candidate Profile

• Qualifications; NNEB, CACHE, B-Tech 3, NVQ 3 or equivalent
• Experience of working in a childcare setting throughout the 0-5 years range.
• Local Authority day nursery experience desirable but not essential.
• Thorough knowledge of all aspects of children’s’ developmental needs from 0-5 years
• Ability to communicate effectively and fluently using appropriate style both verbally and in writing.
• Understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation.
• Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice
• Able to demonstrate excellent childcare practice
• The ability to work in partnership with parents/carers
• Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility where appropriate
• To be able to work as an effective member of the staff team
• The ability to see each child as an individual and as part of a family and to respond to their needs.

The candidate must have a level 2 or higher in childcare with experience of under 5s. Candidate must have good literacy and communication skills and able to write high quality reports. Candidate must have excellent understanding of child development and the EYFS. Candidate will be expected to work shifts 5 days a week M-F. No headwear unless for religious or medical reason. minimal jewellery eg watch and small stud earrings. Short nails, no nail polish.

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Child Protection, Children and Families, children/young people as a reflective practitioner, and Family Support. Salary: Less than £20,000.

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