Early Years Practitioner

Website LTAcorns Little Thetford Acorns Pre-school & Children's Club

Committee led nurturing Pre-school

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to come and join our thriving Pre-school from September 2019.

Little Thetford Acorns is a committee led Pre-school which aims to provide a nurturing, fun and safe setting in which children are happy and secure and in which there is an atmosphere of mutual trust; where children know they are valued and respected. Our aim is to provide a setting where learning is exciting and an intrinsic part of their play and all that they enjoy. It is our intention to instil in each child a lifelong love of learning and to give each child the social skills needed to contribute to the wider community.

The Early Years Practitioner role:

  • Be a positive and supportive member of the team, communicating and working together to create a positive and nurturing learning environment across our pre-school, wrap around care and holiday club provisions in accordance with the EYFS Statutory Framework.
  • Model good practice always, ensure that the children are listened to, valued, nurtured, encouraged and enabled to ‘make the most’ of the activities offered. Offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation for each individual child’s needs.
  • Work within the key person system, building appropriate relationships with their key children and their parents, carrying out required observations and maintaining children’s Learning Journeys.
  • To support our children in their care, learning and development through strong positive interactions with a playful, nurturing, enriching and creative approach.

We are looking for a Qualified Early Years practitioner who:

  • Is driven and passionate about early years with strong play skills and strong knowledge of the EYFS
  • Articulate and organised
  • Is enthusiastic about Forest School and outdoor learning
  • Is warm and approachable with a personal and professional disposition
  • Holds a full and relevant Level 3 Early Years qualification in childcare

Please contact Zoe on 01353 649234 or email Manager-littlethetfordacorns@btconnect.com for a job description and an application form. Visits are welcome and encouraged.

Little Thetford Acorns Pre-school is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedures to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation. The appropriate checks will be made prior to appointment.

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