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Toddler Room Practitioner - Gloucestershire

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A nursery nurse job in Cheltenham to work in the toddler room for maternity cover.

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You will be working in small home from home private day nursery that cares for children 3 months to 5 years. The nursery is a renovated house that has open planed rooms with large windows making it light and airy and backs on to a large garden with climbing frames and equipment suitable for all ages. To extend the children’s learning they have a forest school programme where they children age 2-5 years go out once a week off-site to learn and do new activities they can’t do in the nursery. The nursery has on-site parking and a large staff room so you can utilise during breaks and when completing learning diaries.

Your new role

You will be a key person in the toddler room and will be there to care for the children and support the staff in the toddler room. You will need to plan activities, complete learning diaries, attend parent’s evenings and provide a high quality of care for the children. As part of the staff team you will need to attend staff meetings on a monthly basis which will give you an opportunity to provide your suggestions of how to continually develop the nursery and staff training.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to hold a level 3 qualification and have experience working within a nursery in the past 2 years. You will be expected to have a good knowledge of the EYFS and be able to sue the 7 key areas in different activities. You will be invited into an interview if you are shortlisted where you will have a formal interview with the manager and deputy and then a stay and play session in the toddler room.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary based on your qualifications, experience and performance at interview. You will receive 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and have the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave. Over the course of the maternity contract you will be offered the training and support required to improve your practice and also have the opportunity to secure a permanent position after the contract has finished.

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  • Gloucestershire
  • Competitive
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Telephone Number 01242 244 549
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