Senior Nursery Practitioner
Website Little Lionhearts Nursery School
Reporting to: Nursery Manager
Location: 103-105 Greenford Road, Harrow, HA1 3QF
Hours of work: 40 hours per week (Full-time)
Salary range: £21,000 to £23,000 per year
Little Lionhearts Nursery School is committed to providing quality education and safe childcare, giving each child from 3 months to 5 years old a happy, healthy and stimulating start to their lives. We aim to meet the individual needs of children by carrying out observations and assessments along the Early Years Statutory Framework to develop their skills, positive behaviors, knowledge and confidence required in their later years and to provide the children and their families with a sound foundation to transition into school life. We are situated within a beautiful Grade II building in the leafy town of Sudbury Hill Harrow. The nursery has facilities such as a sunny and therapeutic outdoor garden with the sound of our lovely water feature, quality children’s equipment and computers.
We are expanding our team and looking for passionate and talented individuals to join our nursery team. If you are looking for a new exciting role in childcare with high-quality nursery settings, please get in touch!
Top Reasons to join LLH
Attendance Bonus: £780 per year/£65 per month, paid monthly in addition to base salary
50% off childcare for all employees
CPD and funded training opportunities
Full-time employees get a day off on their birthday
Free coffee, tea and lunch set menu
Company Sick Pay scheme to cover up to 10 days of absence due to sickness in a rolling one year period (T&Cs apply)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Passionate about children’s development, maintaining an attractive and welcoming learning environment for children!!
Promoting parent partnership within the setting and being able to communicate effectively.
Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times within the lines with safeguarding legalisation.
Being a key person and responsible for a group of children’s observations, planning and assessments.
Willingness to attend staff meetings, training courses, parents evenings and occasional promotional events.
Be a positive role model to all levels of Nursery Practitioners
Direct Nursery Practitioners in your room to plan and carry out a variety of activities
Plan daily activities ensuring the Early Years Foundation Stage is being covered
A full and relevant qualification in childcare; CACHE Level 3, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
Previous experience working and caring for children under 5
Enhanced disclosure check (DBS)
Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
A good team player and self-learner, able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents.
Experience with computer-based learning journals
To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected], quoting reference Senior Nursery Practitioner.
Due to the volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Please Note: We will require at least two references which will be followed up by our HR team. Candidates will need to undergo the necessary DBS police checks and any gaps in work history will need to be explained. 2 types of official identification and certificates (either originals or certified copies) will be required for our records.
LLH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a comprehensive Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which all employees, volunteers and contractors are expected to adhere to. You will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, or equivalent if living outside the UK.
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