Livingston, West Lothian
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Nursery: Bright Horizons Livingston Early Learning and Childcare
Job Type: Part Time / Permanent / 30 hours
Salary: Starting from £22,214.40 per annum FTE (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
If you hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification, and are an educator at heart, with a passion for teaching and developing little minds – our Nursery Practitioner opportunity would be perfect for you.
What we can offer you
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
Starting from £22,214.40 per annum FTE / £10.68 p/h (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
Annual pay reviews.
50% employee discounted childcare.
Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!
Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks – with treats for all the team
External helpline with professional counsellors – supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.
Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development
Why Bright Horizons?
We care for over 10,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries. We are on a mission to change the future for children, families, and the people we work with, and are committed to progressive working values like flexibility, work-life balance, and wellbeing.
This is a 131 place setting, caring for children 3 months – 5 years. It is located near the train station with car parking on site.
What you’ll be doing
Plan, create and implement engaging activities, tailored to each of your key children, to encourage their development towards key milestones.
Observing, tracking and reflecting on learning
Develop and maintain strong parent/ carer partnerships
Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times
Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day to day basis
What we’re looking for
Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification
Previous experience working with children (ideally as a Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator, Nursery Assistant or similar)
Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each child
Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents
Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults
Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children
Experience of policy and practice in Scotland, including experience of working with the range of practice documents, e.g. Realising the Ambition, Curriculum for Excellence, Health and Social Care Standards
This role is subject to a PVG check.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 30 per week
Salary: From £10.68 per hour
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location