Job Title

Early Years Practitioner

  • Position:
  • Salary: £18000 - £22000
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  • Job ID: 02198
  • Applications: 0
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Job Description

Based in Southampton, my client is looking to recruit an Level 2 or 3 Early Years Practitioner to join the busy team within the nursery.


Main Duties:

  • Liaise with and support parents, carers and other family members
  • Experienced in providing high-quality childcare for children aged 4 months – 5 years – ideally in a nursery, with some knowledge of health and safety
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times, including company business and any information regarding children or parents
  • At all times abide by the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and guidelines as laid down by OFSTED and the local authority.
  • Interact with children positively at all times, encouraging appropriate behaviour, social skills and hygiene routines
  • Undertake certain domestic duties within the nursery i.e. general cleaning and laundry duties when required
  • Take all practical and reasonable steps to ensure the safety & wellbeing of all who use the premises
  • Attend and participate during regular parents’ evenings and staff meetings outside normal working hours
  • Remain flexible with regard to cover within the nursery, especially during busy periods and contribute as a team member.
  • Adhere to all company policies & procedures


Person Spec:


  • A minimum of a full and relevant level 2 childcare qualification
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
  • A Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Experience of observing, assessing and planning for children’s learning & development
  • Level 3 childcare qualification


Hours:  40 hours per week between 7.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 per annum

Location: Southampton


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