Nursery Practitioner

locationSouth Woodford
locationFull Time
location£25,000 (DOE) per annum
Job Description

Be prepared to sing, read the same stories again and again, fly to the moon, make mud pies, drink endless cups of pretend tea, enjoy play dough pizzas and have lots of fun all day! If you’re a qualified Nursery Practitioner looking for a new and exciting challenge in the South Woodford area, join the Kids Inc family!

You will be expected to…

  • Assist in developing and maintaining an attractive, educational play environment in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Promote children’s personal, social & emotional development, communication and language and physical development and contribute towards meeting children’s needs within the nursery day for security, nourishment, stimulation and rest.
  • Contribute to the record-keeping and planning cycle in order to ensure that children receive individual consideration, access and developmentally appropriate action towards promoting their development needs. Take responsibility to regularly complete own key children’s records within agreed timescales.
  • Work proactively within the staff team to identify and take responsibility for actioning activities that promote and extend the children’s learning experiences.
  • Use initiative in order to create a seamless approach to the nursery day, ensuring that routine tasks do not interrupt the children’s concentration or enjoyment of their experiences.
  • Recognise the contribution of self-development to personal, team and organisational aims.
  • Recognise the influence of own practice for learners within the nursery unit and contribute to the development of learners through consistent expert role modelling.
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Benefits & Perks

  • Company and team building events

  • Free breakfast, lunch and fruit

  • Introduce a Colleague’ scheme

  • Employee welfare programme

  • Career opportunities and development

  • In-house training

  • Free uniform and DBS

  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Day off for your birthday

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Frequently Asked Questions

At Kids Inc we prioritise staff wellbeing. We know how important it is that you feel supported and happy in your role.

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What qualifications do I need to become an early years educator at Kids Inc Nurseries?

To become an early years educator at Kids Inc Nurseries, you will need a relevant qualification such as a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, a degree in Early Childhood Studies, or an equivalent qualification. The nursery also requires all staff members to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. In addition, it is essential to have experience working with young children and possess strong communication, organisational, and problem-solving skills.

The skills that are important for success as an early years educator at Kids Inc Nurseries include excellent communication and interpersonal skills, patience, creativity, and empathy. You should also have experience in planning and leading educational activities, supervising playtime, and providing emotional support to children as needed. It is also crucial to have strong observation and assessment skills to monitor children's development and provide appropriate support and guidance.

A typical day for an early years educator at Kids Inc Nurseries can vary depending on the age group of the children they work with. However, some common activities might include planning and leading educational activities, supervising playtime, preparing and serving snacks, and providing emotional support and comfort to children as needed. Educators may also spend time communicating with parents or other caregivers to provide updates on children's progress.

The salary range for early years educators at Kids Inc Nurseries varies based on qualifications, experience, and the specific role you are applying for. The nursery offers competitive salaries, and benefits include paid annual leave, access to training and development opportunities, and pension contributions.

At Kids Inc Nurseries, there are opportunities for professional development and career progression, including further education and training opportunities, such as a Level 4 qualification in Early Years Education or leadership and management courses. Staff members also have access to regular in-house training sessions and opportunities to attend external training events and conferences. The nursery encourages staff members to pursue their professional interests and provides opportunities for them to specialise in areas such as special education needs, outdoor learning, and leadership roles.

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