Job Vacancies

We are currently looking to fill the following vacancies at Poppets Day Nursery….

Level 3 – Nursery Practitioners – Bank Staff

We are always looking  for Level 3 Nursery Practitioners for Poppets Day Nursery. Experience is preferable but not essential, candidates should meet the following criteria….

  • To meet children’s learning and development needs by providing stimulating and age appropriate play and learning opportunities in the setting
  • To supervise the children where appropriate and to protect them from dangerous or harmful situations, and to share any child protection or safeguarding concerns immediately with the deputy nursery manager or nursery manager.
  • Carry out observations (if a key person) in order to establish that the children’s development, general health and well-being is being enhanced and maintain a consistent standard of observations and development records for the children’s learning journals.
  • To provide a variety of outdoor activities to cover all areas of the children’s development as well as supervising outdoor play in all weathers.
  • To act as a key person to a group of children.
  • To assist in the preparation of snacks, set up and clear away at mealtimes and supervision of children during meal times.
  • To liaise with parents/carers about their children’s needs and to inform parents/carers how their child’s session progressed, always starting the discussion with a positive comment.
  • To be aware of any special needs a child may have and informing other staff as appropriate.
  • To offer support and guidance to volunteers, students on work placement or work experience.
  • To keep informative, accurate and up to date records.
  • To arrange and attend parents/carers meetings to allow two way discussion on the child’s progress on a regular basis.
  • To share progress of key groups of children and contribute to the planning of activities and delivery of curriculum.
  • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special, and important to many young children and their families. There is simply no other job quite like this one.
  • Hourly rates from £8.00 an hour dependent on age and experience.
  • Job Type: Bank








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