Nursery Practitioner

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary £11.68 - £13 per hour
Job type Nursery Staff
Discipline Nursery
Contact NameAlice Roberts

Job description

Step Teachers are working with a vibrant and nurturing day nursery committed to providing a safe and stimulating environment for children to learn, grow, and flourish. They are seeking a qualified Nursery Practitioner to join the team. As a Nursery Practitioner, you will play a critical role in creating a positive and stimulating environment. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with children, possess excellent communication skills and have proven experience in a similar role.

Your responsibilities as a Nursery Practitioner will include:

  • Planning and implementing age-appropriate activities that promote the physical, emotional, and cognitive development of children
  • Observations and assessments of each child's development, providing regular updates to parents and colleagues
  • Ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of all children in the nursery
  • Keep accurate records of children's progress and activities
  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively  

Requirements of a Nursery Practitioner: 

  • An empathetic and compassionate nature
  • Have an adaptable approach to learning
  • Hold a relevant early years qualification (minimum Level 2)
  • SEND experience is desirable
  • Recent Nursery Practitioner experience in a mainstream or private environment 
  • Extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework