Job description

Fully Qualified Childcare Practitioner; Are you an enthusiastic, dedicated, experienced childcare professional, who is inspirational and passionate about early years and play based learning then this might be for you. Do you want a challenge and to progress with your early years career in a unique setting this may be for you. Our nursery follows a Curiosity Approach to learning which is an exciting new pedagogy, after years of research and experience, children need opportunities to be researchers in their own play. To move away from plastic manufactured toys and electronic gadgets, which are having an adverse effect on children's mental health and opportunities to develop critical creative thinking and holistic development, our curiosity approach allows children to use authentic resources, loose parts and recycled materials. Our ethos encourages children to think critically, develop language and explore light and shadow on overhead projectors, it has a positive impact on the well-being, happiness and education of young children, ensuring the best possible outcomes for children. Our environment is a haven of calmness and tranquillity inviting children to play explore use their imagination, be creative and learn.

Our team encourage children to develop holistically through their heart and soul and not just through a formal and regimented approach; they do this through responsive interactions and a mindful approach to planning and next steps.

You will be responsible for the care, learning, planning and development for the children in your care where you will also be required to update children’s Learning Journals as these are used to record the development and achievements of all the children in our care, and also use Class dojo as this is a key part of our daily two way communication forum with our families. Full support and training will be given.

We have strong relationships with our families and professionals alike and you will be required to ensure that communication is of the highest professional standard at all times.

The health and well being of our stakeholders is key and very important at this time especially and we are developing a support network for all, inspirational training and support will be made available.

If providing the highest possible care and learning, in a safe and stimulating, happy magical environment, that centres around outdoor play creating the thinkers and doers of the future, If you are passionate about the children in your care, then we have a role for you.

Candidates will be required to register themselves with the SSSC.

Please contact – Ros White on 07843099375.