early Years Nursery Worker

North Somerset, Bristol
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWABNS_1606996839
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-12-03
  • Location: North Somerset, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-01
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Early Years Nursery Worker to join the Children's Services for North Somerset Council.

Role purpose:

To actively contribute and support high quality care and education to children aged 0-5 years attending the nursery, ensuring developmental needs are met. Working positively in partnership with parents/carers whilst creating a safe and nurturing environment as part of the nursery team. To take the lead in an area of learning and development across the nursery.

Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the planning of the curriculum and delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage; providing safe, creative and inclusive opportunities for children to learn and progress; organising equipment, setting up and facilitating activities
  • Under the guidance of the Room Lead, act as a Keyworker to a group of children (Approx.14 children based on 1fte), liaising closely with parents/carers to ensure needs are met and progress is made
  • To take a lead on a Prime area of the nursery curriculum, and/or one other area, for example, health and safety development across the nursery - supporting provision, experiences and knowledge
  • To be responsible for making observations of children's learning and development and determining the most appropriate next steps, (ensuring holistic practice is always considered)
  • To ensure activities are carried out safely and responsibly in accordance with statutory requirements, informing management of concerns
  • To follow all policies and procedures and to be mindful of risk assessments throughout day to day duties
  • Contribute to the settings Quality Improvement within own practice, lead area of learning and development - ensuring evaluations are reflective and support improvement/areas to develop
  • To ensure the nursery offers the highest standards of physical, emotional and personal care, health and safety and food hygiene at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant Level 3 Childcare/Early Years qualification essential
  • Math's and English GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent. (or must be prepared to work towards this within 12 months of start date)
  • An ability to observe and record children's learning and development; when required produce reports relating to this, i.e. IPP's (Individual Progress Plan)
  • Experience of working with children aged 0-5 and their families
  • Understanding of North Somerset's Early Help process and how early intervention can support child development. (Common Assessment Framework)
  • Understanding of child protection/safeguarding and how this can impact on all aspects of child development, including completion of Safeguarding course
  • Level 2 Food Handling course
  • Paediatric First Aid course
  • Reflective approach with a commitment to personal development
  • Has an understanding and awareness of relevant legislation and guidance including, but not exclusively, EYFS, Statutory guidance, SEND, Prevent Duty, relevant safeguarding documents
  • Ability to work independently using own initiative
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