Early Years

Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Cover) - Bierton Pre-School - Aylesbury

Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Cover) - Bierton Pre-School - Aylesbury


Level 3 in childcare

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

Main Duties & responsibilities
• Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring policies and procedures are observed at all times.
• Provide a high level of care that will enhance the children’s general health and well-being and to ensure that all toys and equipment are clean and safe at all times.
• Contribute to a planned curriculum of activities including a variety of outdoor activities, in all weathers, to cover the areas of learning.
• Keep accurate and up to date records of achievement, progress and next steps for your key children.
• As a key person you must identify, record and implement the next steps for your key children's development, ensuring that all children make good progress.
• Work in partnership with parents/carers to provide support and ensuring occasional two-way discussion on child’s progress and well-being.
• Work as part of a team providing support to other team members/colleagues.
• Uphold standards within the preschool by adhering to all policies and procedures.
• Attend training and staff meetings when required.
• Be flexible, be prepared to help where needed, including certain domestic jobs within the preschool.
• Record accidents/incidents accurately with attention to detail. Ensure the Manager/Deputy is aware of all accidents, incidents.
• Look upon the preschool as a "whole", where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of all the children.
• Ensure children are collected by someone known to Setting. Never let anyone in if you do not recognise them.
• Respect the confidentiality of information received or that you may be party to.
• Develop your role within the team.
• Provide intimate care that may be required (after training and only if all checks and references in place) including comfort to an ill child.
• To ensure the preschool is of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
• Ensure that every child’s individual needs are known and met, including any special needs in an environment which is free from discrimination and each child is valued and respected.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties, you may be required to carry out other duties.


07881 931354

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