The Old Station Nursery Ltd
Small Friends Nursery Leigh-on-Sea – Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (Level 2/3 Qualified or unqualified, flexible hours)
The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential and deliver high-quality childcare. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nurserys unique strengths.
Our Leigh-on-Sea Nursery is a light, spacious setting for children to play, learn and explore. Conveniently located in the heart of this seaside town, we have four large playrooms, a garden and even our own beach house for the children to play and explore. We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join us part time.
Why join our team?
50% childcare discount for all staff
Our incredible new Perkbox package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
A fun-filled company training day each year
Parking available close by
Free staff uniform
A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas
Some key information about the position
Flexible hours available – Bank Staff
Salary is dependent on your experience and qualifications
We would like someone who is Level 2 or 3 Qualified in Early Years and Childcare experience, or unqualified and willing to learn
Our address is Small Friends Nursery, 15 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9 2HA
For more information, please go to our website:
Special skills required!
Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one
This amazing role will include
Working with children to provide high quality childcare and education
Working closely with your team around you
Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.
Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery
NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
NVQ 3 in Management
Early Years Foundation Degree
Early Years Teacher Status
Paediatric First Aid
Basic Food Hygiene
Health and Safety at Work
The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.
We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We cant wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.