NurseryNurse job in Salford at Kidz Corner Childcare


Company: Kidz Corner Childcare

Location: Salford UK

Date Posted:Jun 15, 2017

Kidz Corner Childcare Childcare Practitioner Job title:Childcare Practitioner Responsible to:Nursery Manager/Senior staff/ Nursery DirectorsPurpose of the job:To provide safe, high quality education and care for pre-school children. To fulfillegal and statutory requirements.  To implement day nursery policies. To ensure that all statutory, legal and setting obligations are followed and met. Main dutiesTo contribute in drawing up long-term, medium-term and sessional curriculum planswhich take in to account the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance, and to monitor the effectiveness of the setting’s curriculum. This may include working with other external professionals.To provide a high quality of education and learning, offer appropriate stimulation and support to the children attending the setting.To contribute in systems of observation and record keeping so that children'sprogress and achievements are effectively and regularly assessed; to monitor the effectivenessof assessment procedures.To ensure that the welfare and safety of children is promoted within the setting and that any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediately.To ensure records are properly maintained and updated, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book etc.To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the day nursery and its curriculum,exchanging information about children's progress and encouraging parents' involvement.To ensure that the day nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others, that equipmentis safe, standards of hygiene are high, safety procedures are implemented at all times and firedrills are regularly practiced.To liaise with the management, the nursery trustees, Ofsted services and otherprofessionals as necessary and ensure that all legal and statutory requirements areimplemented, and to contribute to reports as required.To implement any recommendations made following regulatory inspections.To implement all day nursery policies and procedures, e.g. register and signing out procedures, child protection, health and safety, confidentiality, food safety, setting hygiene etc.To ensure that children attending the setting receive a balanced and healthy diet.To attend any conferences, training events or meetings, as identified by the management and to keep up-to-date with current good practice.To ensure that accurate and up-to-date record keeping systems are in place e.g. children’s records of progress and any behavioural and development reports, any safeguarding issues, health and safety issues, details of targets set and of any performance concerns discussed.To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the management, in accordance with the setting’s business plan/objectives. This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be required toundertake any other reasonable duties discussed and directed by the line manager. Person specificationEssential criteriaProven experience of working in a day nursery setting.Level 3 early year’s education and childcare qualification or working towards. Sound understanding of child development, and of children's needs.Ability to plan and implement an early year’scurriculum.Ability to work with parents and families to encourage their involvement.Commitment to equal opportunities and an understanding of equality and diversity issues.Ability to write clear reports.  Terms and conditionsHours:20 hours per week, Term time Only Salary range:   £7.50 per hour View full job description
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