Shropshire Council

Nursery practitioner: Hillside House Nursery and Pre-school

Job title

Nursery practitioner

Name

Hillside House Nursery and Pre-school

Main duties

 

With children:

  • The applicant will have a passion for working with young children and be able to build authentic, positive, effective and professional relationships with children aged from 0-5 years
  • The applicant will be able to support children in their learning and development through effective interactions and thoughtful planning in the short medium and long term

With parents:

  • The applicant will be able to build positive, effective and professional relationships with parents and communicate successfully everyday
  • The applicant must be able to share the children’s experiences, their learning and development with parents.
  • The applicant must listen to parents about the child’s progress at home and use this information to further support the child

In a team and individually:

  • The applicant must be able to communicate with colleagues effectively and to ensure the smooth day to day running of the nursery and to ensure all children and parents are supported in every way
  • The applicant must be self-motivated and be able to manage the documentation that supports their key group of children

Following policies and procedures

The applicant must.

  • Follow all of Hillside House Nursery’s policies and procedures
  • Have a good working knowledge of the Statutory Framework
  • Have a good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Have a good working knowledge of the safeguarding and welfare requirements

Essential requirements

Hillside House Nursery is a family-run company that has two settings, based in the beautiful Shropshire countryside just outside the town of Shrewsbury. We're looking for candidates who demonstrate attributes such as kindness, patience and a genuine love of children. The nursery has had a continuation of outstanding Ofsted reports since it opened in 2002. The nursery would be interested in hearing from applicants who meet the above criteria and who have the drive to contribute to our ongoing pursuit of excellence.

Hillside House Nursery and Pre-School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory DBS check at an enhanced level

A relevant level 3 qualification is desirable, but training alongside working is an option for the right candidate

Pay

To be arranged

Hours to be worked

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours 7.45am-6pm

Closing date for applications

We currently have an ongoing requirement.

Contact details

Katie Gray
Hillside House Nursery at Hookagate
SY5 8BE

01743 860456