Job Description

Step Teachers are working with an independent nursery in Barnet. This nursery was recently graded 'Good' by Ofsted and is expanding, they are seeking a passionate Early Years Practitioner to support a growing community of young learners. 

The perfect candidate will demonstrate a dedication to early childhood development, possess exceptional communication abilities, and exude warmth. In the role of Early Years Practitioner, you will play a vital role in establishing a secure and engaging atmosphere for the educational and emotional growth of young children.

Working hours: 9am - 4pm Mon-Thurs

Your responsibilities as an Early Year Practitioner will include:

  • Planning and implementing age-appropriate activities that promote the physical, emotional, and cognitive development of children
  • Observations and assessments of each child's development, providing regular updates to parents and colleagues
  • Ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of all students in the class
  • Keep accurate records of children's progress and activities
  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively  

Requirements of an Early Years Practitioner: 

  • Hold a Level 3 early years qualification
  • An empathetic and compassionate nature
  • Have an adaptable approach to learning
  • SEND experience is desirable
  • Recent Nursery experience in a mainstream school or private nursery
  • Extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework

Why Step Teachers? 

With over 20 years in supplying Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Early Years Practitioners across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a committed team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers.  

Step Teachers is an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK.  

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. As standard, you will receive access to high street, travel, gym discounts and many other exclusive deals, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services via our pay portal.  

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