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Date Added: Fri 10/11/2023

Nursery Practitioner West Lancashire WN8

Up Holland, WN8, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £11.85 - £12.50/hour

Nursery Practitioner

Are you passionate about providing quality care and education to young children? Do you have a nurturing and supportive nature? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become a vital part of a nursery located within a mainstream primary school within West Lancashire as a Nursery Practitioner!

About Us:

We are a well-established and reputable nursery, committed to creating a safe, fun, and stimulating environment for children to learn and grow. Our nursery caters to children aged 6 months to 5 years, and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional care and early education to give every child the best start in life.

Your Role:

As a Nursery Practitioner, you will be an integral member of our dedicated team. You will work collaboratively with our experienced staff to create a nurturing and enriching environment for children. Your responsibilities will include engaging in age-appropriate activities, assisting with mealtimes, supporting children's personal care needs, and maintaining a positive and inclusive atmosphere for all.

Key Responsibilities:

-          Plan and deliver engaging activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.

-          Observe and monitor children's progress, documenting their achievements and developmental milestones.

-          Foster positive relationships with both children and parents, ensuring effective communication.

-          Ensure a safe and hygienic environment for children at all times.

-          Support children's emotional well-being and provide comfort and encouragement when needed.

-          Collaborate with the team to create a creative and stimulating learning environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

-          Hold a minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or an equivalent qualification.

-          Previous experience working in a nursery or childcare setting is desirable.

-          Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and its application in a nursery setting.

-          Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

-          A genuine passion for working with young children and contributing to their development.

Working Hours:

This is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday, with working hours from 8 am to 6 pm. We value a healthy work-life balance and offer a supportive working environment.


-          Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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-          Ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills.

-          Supportive and friendly working environment with a dedicated and caring team.

-          Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the nursery.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ's on the Teaching Personnel website for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.

We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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