Puddleducks Nursery and Pre School



Early Years Practitioner (Maternity cover) for up to one
Year or until the substantive post holder returns
Job reference BRMC0819
Posting date: 14th May 2019
Closing date: 4th June 2019
Hours: 30 hours per week term time & 24 hours per week non term time
Salary: dependant on experience
Location: Baby room (ages 0-2 years)

Puddleducks Nursery and Pre-school sits within the main educational and sports centre campus in Pewsey, Wiltshire and resides in a purpose built building nestled between two schools.
We are a dynamic team of 13 employees, looking after 38 children aged between 0-4 years. Our two room setting is modern, vibrant and a home-like environment.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, conscientious and experienced practitioner to join our popular nursery. The successful candidate must demonstrate that they have a good knowledge of the EYFS and a passion for childcare and development, being able to use their own initiative to ensure that the children’s individual needs are met. They will manage a small key worker group and liaise with parents/carers and work colleagues.
They must offer the best care and stimulation to ensure that each child reaches their full potential. The candidate should also have good communication and writing skills.
Candidates must hold level NVQ2/3 in childcare and development, or equivalent and it would also be desirable to hold a current Paediatric First Aid certificate (training can be given). Online training for food hygiene and Safeguarding and Child Protection will be allocated once in post.
We are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974.
Puddleducks is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Benefits include:
Discounted childcare
Paid monthly staff meetings
Christmas week and bank holiday closures
For more information about this post please contact Beverley Smith on 01672 562371 or email manager@puddleducks-pewsey.com.
To apply please contact the setting for an application pack