Senior Early Years Practitioner

Smart Education Recruitment Ltd
08 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SMART EDUCATION is a specialist consultancy focusing exclusively on the Education sector. We work extensively with Nurseries, Schools (Mainstream & SEN), Academies, FE Settings and a variety of alternative education establishments across the West Midlands recruiting for PERMANENT and TEMPORARY staff. We offer a bespoke service to both the clients and candidates with whom we work and are extremely proud of our honest reputation and our professional attitude towards Safeguarding & Customer Service.

Job Description:

Smart Education is currently looking for a nursery practitioner (qualified senior nursery nurse - level three or above within childcare) for a permanent role within a nursery located in Edgbaston. You will be expected to have a key group of children including children with additional needs. Obviously you will be expected to complete observations and assessments - tracking your key childrens' learning and development whilst being able to communicate this to others in their learning journals.

This post requires a recognised level 3 child care qualification or above and previous senior childcare experience. This position is to start ASAP.

Responsibilities include:

*Working with the leaders and managers and following policies, procedures and instructions

*To implement daily routine - providing a high quality environment to meet the needs of the individual children

*Delivering and monitoring a relevant curriculum for the children including planning

*Taking responsibility for a key group of children and keep up to date progress records and other records as necessary

*Being able to provide quality teaching, learning and assessment opportunities as well as completing the monitoring of these

*Liaising with parents and carers on a daily basis about the care of their child

*Ensuring care provided is to the highest possible standards and looking at ways to continually improve on these

*To work as an individual and part of the team in the implementation of changes and enhancements to the care service

*To implement safeguarding, child protection and prevent procedures

*To follow all policies and procedures

Qualifications Required: A level three childcare specific qualification or above

Salary: From £8.40 per hour

Hours: Full time - Differing working hours between the opening hours of the nursery (A rotation of 8am - 4pm / 10am - 6pm shifts) - hours on a rota basis


Interview Dates: ASAP

Start Date: ASAP

Contact: Clare Flanagan

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or any other positions available, then please contact Clare at Smart Education ASAP via telephone or email

If you are a Teacher, TA, Lecturer, SEN specialist, Cover Supervisor or Nursery Nurse and are looking for work opportunities on both a permanent or temporary basis, then call SMART EDUCATION today. You are guaranteed a professional and efficient service from our very experienced and approachable consultants. At SMART EDUCATION exceeding your expectations is our priority. Our Key Values to you: Service Motivation Approachability Reliability Trust, we look forward to hearing from you.

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