A fantastic opportunity to join Hopscotch Day Nursery – Full Time Position

Hopscotch Day Nursery, Leigh Road, Eastleigh are looking for a full time Level 2 Qualified Practitioner to provide a high standard of early years support and education.

Experience and qualifications are essential to a minimum of Level 2 Certification.

Hours of work: Shift basis between 7.30am – 6.30pm

To Apply: candidates whose CV’s stand out will be asked to provide an email address in which we can send a Hopscotch application form. These will be reviewed and successful candidates will be invited for an interview. Application forms must be filled out fully and no gaps left. Based upon experience

Responsibilities:

  • Help ensure that all children attending the nursery setting are kept safe and that their health and wellbeing is considered at all times
  • Support and shadow, key people appointed, observing and assessing the children’s development and progress in accordance with the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)
  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records by using the appropriate methods
  • Ensure all relevant nursery/early years legislation and policies are acknowledged and adhered to
  • Uphold Hopscotch’s high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • Liaise with the catering team in the delivery of meals and snacks for the children, including those with special diets and allergies
  • Cover staff lunches where needed
  • To attend staff meetings and training sessions as required, and participate in self-development activities showing a commitment to professional development

Person Specification:

Essential –

  • Level 2 qualification
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment, preferably a customer facing role
  • Natural affinity to children
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to build relationships with others
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Caring nature
  • Energetic

Willing to learn and progress further in knowledge

Desirable –

  • Former experience working in a childcare environment e.g. day nursery/after school club/school
  • Knowledge of OFSTED, EYFS and other relevant childcare policies and programs
  • Food Hygiene certificate
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and the role of a DSL

Qualifications:

Qualifications are desirable but not essential for this role.

All abilities can apply

For further details and an application form visit: Hopscotchdaynurseryvacancies

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