Early Years Educator Term Time Only

St. John's Childcare, Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC2542045-1S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £12.13
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: ASAP  

Job Description

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CHILDCARE PRACTITIONER - LEVEL 2/3

Full Time Vacancy (35-40 hours per week), 5 DAYS PER WEEK, flexible between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm. TERM TIME ONLY. Hours set on a half termly basis.

Purpose of Post:

-To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in 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.

Responsible to:

Nursery Manager/Deputy/Senior Supervisor

Main Duties:

-To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)
-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.
-To provide support to and engage in, a good staff team.
-To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
-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.
-To advise manager/deputy/Senior Supervisor of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
-To be involved in out of working hour's activities, e.g. training, termly staff meetings, summer BBQ, etc.
-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.
-To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting's philosophy and vision is fulfilled.
-To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting.
-To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
-To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
-To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
-To support colleagues, students and volunteers.
-To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
-To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, safeguarding Officer etc

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, funded by St. John's Childcare, to share in our commitment to safeguarding children. An enhanced check is completed and regularly updated through the Disclosure and Barring Service

Information about the School

Pre-School Full Day Care Wrap Around Care

7.30am - 6.00pm

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Theresa Cobbing or Miss Michelle Canham
St. John's Church
Forest Glade
Langdon Hills, Basildon
Essex, SS16 6RX
Telephone: 01268 490400
Email: stjohnschildcareservices@gmail.com

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