Early Years Practitioner

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Battersea
Salary: £18,000-£25,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AT - 480
Contact Name: Andrea Tyler
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 10:50

Job Description

Early Years Educator in Battersea

StaffBank are recruiting on behalf of a creative Pre-School. We are looking for an enthusiastic Early Years Educator who thinks outside the box with a passion to teach and care for children. This Pre-School is open Monday to Friday 07:30 – 18:30 & 51 weeks of the year.

This Pre-School is in a great location just a short walk from the station. They are looking to grow their vision into mainstream early years and need someone who can take a hands on approach while following the EYFS framework to enhance development through fun.

Salary and benefits:

  • £18,000 - £25,000 pa
  • 5 days a week
  • Excellent in- house training and career progression opportunities
  • A minimum of 20 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Provision of pension scheme auto enrolment
  • A confidential employee assistance programme to assist all staff where they may benefit from having access to a sensitive ear
  • A culture where we genuinely care about the wellbeing of every single member of the team and are absolutely committed to creating the best environment, where the team can have fun and flourish.

Your role will include:

  • Promoting and implementing the Pre-School vision, with a clear focus on children’s development
  • Working alongside other foundation stage/Pre-School staff as part of a team committed to working towards the positive outcomes of the foundation stage curriculum
  • Maintain Early Years Profile booklets of each child
  • Attending an termly parent evening’s and ensure end of term reports are up to date
  • Stimulate and nurture your key children’s learning journey throughout the day
  • Ensure risk assessments are carried out daily
  • Attending in-service training, staff meetings and other meetings
  • Carrying out duties as required by the manager that is reasonable and is within the remit of the position
  • Working with specific group of children as their ‘Early Years Educator’   
  • Following the nurseries policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Working as a team
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children

    All candidates must have:
  • An NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • At least 1 year’s relevant experience within an Early Years setting
  • GCSE Maths and English, C and above
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Great communication skills
  • Positive & friendly nature
  • Ability to identify priorities and meet outcomes

If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **