Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Brighton, East Sussex
£175.00 per week
11 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Key aspects:

To build strong and effective relationships with:

  • Parents/carers – good communications, feedback at the end of the day, have a professional relationship; build up trust from both sides.
  • Children – encouraging open learning and having a genuine passion for working with young children and helping them to grow and develop, make their day fun and think about what they like doing.
  • Colleagues – work together at all times, have a professional and strong relationship; share ideas as much as possible.
  • Ask for help from your room leader when needed and support your team members.
  • Pass on information to relevant staff/parents (maintain confidentiality).
  • An awareness of children’s effective progress through the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Keeping up-to-date with work for qualification.
  • Be on top of planning, observations and personal profiles. When colleagues are off in your room help with their children’s observations and care routines.
  • Support room leader and other staff within your room e.g. offer support when needed/available, especially at busy times of the day.
  • Show enthusiasm, share any ideas with staff members and want to get involved with any challenges.

Knowledge/effective skills:

  • A sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage guidance and the statutory welfare guidelines for early years settings to be able to plan effectively to meet children’s individual needs.
  • Strong communication skills that allow for effective team building and help staff to feel supported, listened to and valued in their job role in your room.
  • Promoting parents as partners.
  • Read all nursery policies and demonstrate a clear and detailed knowledge of policies and procedures.

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