Pooh Corner Day Nursery and Pre-school requires an Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Teacher for our Baby and Toddler Provision - The Inquisitives
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. All our permanent staff, supply and volunteers share this commitment. We have a robust recruitment and selection procedure to prevent unsuitable people working with children. All professionals working with us occupy a position of trust. We are highly committed to keeping high staff standards. These procedures are in place to minimise the possibility of children and young people suffering harm.
At Pooh Corner we believe highly skilled Early Years Professionals are paramount to support children to achieve their full potential, explore their creativity and develop holistically.
If you are a passionate professional who is knowledgeable about human development in the first years of life, National Statutory documents and the EYFS, please contact us.
Pooh Corner Day Nursery and Preschool is an independent care and educational setting. It was founded in 1990 and it is situated in a spacious Victorian house. Our outdoor facilities within our setting and the adjacent green areas invite children to explore their physical potential and integrate all areas of learning offered indoors. Pooh Corner provides a child centered approach where sense of belonging and respect nurtures a dynamic learning environment. Our professionals work in line with current national and local statutory and non-statutory frameworks and our policies and procedures. We care and contribute to the development and education of children from three months to five years of age in three distinctive provisions. In all provisions, children access free flow play and adult planned activities based on children’s interests.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Early Years Practitioner to work in our Baby and Toddler Provision. This is a full time position. The right candidate will work 40 hours per week across 5 days or 37 hours per week across 4 days.
Salary: £18,720 - £21,500, depending on qualification and experience
The successful candidate will contribute to and support the development, learning and personal care of our babies and toddlers. This Early Years Practitioner / Teacher will contribute to the smooth running of the Provision and the maintenance of a safe and stimulating learning environment where our Ethos is the core of all professional practice. You will be a Key person for a group of children and will use our software to entry your observations regarding their development, activities and plan that supports children’s interests.
You are expected to be proficient in using professional interaction techniques such as open-ended questions, Sustained Shared Thinking, High Scope Conflict Resolution.
Your induction period will be a comprehensive and a thorough process where you will access all our training materials which underpin our child centered professional practice.
Pooh Corner Day Nursery and Pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.