Careers

Spot the Team Leader

As a progressive nursery we are always happy to receive CV’s of potential new members of our team. If you are looking for a career in child care please send a brief covering email along with your CV to info@wigglesandgiggles.co.uk

 

Latest Vacancies(see below and apply to info@wigglesandgiggles.co.uk or download an application form Job application form)

Posted August 2017

Job Description for Nursery Practitioner
Reports to:  Directors of Wiggles and Giggles Ltd, Manager, Deputy Manager and Team Leaders.
Responsible for: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting.

 

To give support to their staff within the setting.

 

To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

 

To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.

Main Purpose and Activities:
  1. To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interests of children in the nursery are met (in conjunction with other team members).
  2. To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.
  3. Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  4. To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
  5. To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
  6. To advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  7. To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, etc
  8. To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
  9. To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy and ethos are fulfilled.
  10. To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the nursery.
  11. To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
  12. To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
  13. To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
  14. To support nursery assistants, students and volunteers.
  15. To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
  16. To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, festivals co-ordinator etc.
Qualifications/

hours 

A minimum level 3 childcare qualification.
The position is also full time to work a full range of shifts between
7.20-6.30 for 52 weeks of the year
Other: This job description is intended as a guide to the general scope of duties and is not intended to be definitive or restrictive. It is expected that some of the duties will change over time and this description will be subject to review in consultation with the post holder.

Careers

Spot the Team Leader

As a progressive nursery we are always happy to receive CV’s of potential new members of our team. If you are looking for a career in child care please send a brief covering email along with your CV to info@wigglesandgiggles.co.uk

 

Latest Vacancies(see below and apply to info@wigglesandgiggles.co.uk or download an application form Job application form)

Posted August 2017

Job Description for Nursery Practitioner
Reports to:  Directors of Wiggles and Giggles Ltd, Manager, Deputy Manager and Team Leaders.
Responsible for: To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting.

 

To give support to their staff within the setting.

 

To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

 

To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.

Main Purpose and Activities:
  1. To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interests of children in the nursery are met (in conjunction with other team members).
  2. To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.
  3. Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  4. To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
  5. To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
  6. To advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  7. To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, etc
  8. To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
  9. To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy and ethos are fulfilled.
  10. To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the nursery.
  11. To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
  12. To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
  13. To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
  14. To support nursery assistants, students and volunteers.
  15. To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
  16. To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, festivals co-ordinator etc.
Qualifications/

hours 

A minimum level 3 childcare qualification.
The position is also full time to work a full range of shifts between
7.20-6.30 for 52 weeks of the year
Other: This job description is intended as a guide to the general scope of duties and is not intended to be definitive or restrictive. It is expected that some of the duties will change over time and this description will be subject to review in consultation with the post holder.

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