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Early Years Practitioner x2, Blyth - Term Time Only For 39 Weeks

Job Ref: EA1023

Area(s): North East England

Based: Blyth Central Preschool Blyth Central Surestart 103 Wright Street Blyth Northumberland NE24 1HG

Full Time: 37 (Term Time Only - 39 weeks) hours per week


Salary: £16,258 p.a. pro rata (£13,788.54 Term Time Only for 39 weeks per year)

Job Objectives
- To assist in the provision of care and education of a group of pre-school children and babies and their families using the centre.

- To work with Barnardo's Basis & Values.

Responsible For
- The day to day care and education of a group of children.
- Working with children, individually and in-groups.
- Keeping the Nursery Manager/Deputy informed of all aspects of the work.
- Implementing individual programmes for the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and language development of the children in the Nursery.
- Discussing, agreeing, monitoring and evaluating the above programme with parents.
- Maintaining files and records in an approved manner and sharing the information with parents on an on-going basis.
- Carrying out work of the highest possible standards of good practice and in compliance with statutory and agency requirements.
- Ensuring that the Nursery is kept to the highest possible standards, giving due care and attention to such areas as maintenance of toys and equipment, health and hygiene routines.
- Modelling competent childcare practice and techniques.
- Developing and maintaining good working relationships with parents, volunteers, other members of staff and with workers in other agencies.
- Being fully conversant with Barnardo's and Local Authority procedures in relation to Child Protection, and to work within them.
- To assist in identifying own training needs and undertaking such staff development and training exercises as may be required from time to time.
- Such other duties as will have been discussed and agreed in advance between the Nursery Officer and Nursery Manager.

Applicants will be required to undertake a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household as the applicant or who lives at their address, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Closing Date: 04/02/2018