Early Years Practitioner

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Early Years Practitioner
EXETER
Contract / Temporary

AFC TCL RQ1191262

Posted: 7th February 2024 11:47
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.29 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday – Friday, 08:30 - 17:00

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Early Years Practitioner

Reference no: AFC TCL RQ1191262

Pay Rate: £11.29 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 40 Monday – Friday, 08:30 - 17:00

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

City: EXETER

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Work as part of a team to create an environment in which children’s individual needs are met and high standards of care are provided, which meet the requirements set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the effective care of the children, meeting all needs, including the facility of both indoor and outdoor play experiences
  • Developing productive working relationships with parents/carers, resulting in the appropriate sharing of information with regards to the needs of the children.
  • Ensuring the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children, encouraging positive self-image in children and their family regardless of cultural heritage, race, religious beliefs, disability or gender.
  • Maintaining a high standard of health and safety requirements in the setting adhering to legislative and organisational guidance.
  • Contributing to the effective financial management of the setting through maintaining reputation, utilising resources effectively and promoting the setting with parents/community.
  • Being alert to child protection and safeguarding issues and inform appropriate line managers of concerns in line with safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrating awareness and a clear understanding of own role and areas of responsibility.
  • Understanding and complying with all nursery policies and procedures, and relevant legislative requirements, informing management immediately of any instances of non-compliance or variations. in practices.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant Early Years Qualification Level 2 or 3
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification or ability to achieve
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or ability to achieve

Knowledge:

  • A thorough current working knowledge of children’s emotional, physical, psychological and educational developmental needs from 0 to 5 years.
  • Working knowledge of particular requirements of children with special needs in terms of support, development and care.
  • Knowledge of The Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Awareness and understanding of child protection and safeguarding issues for children aged 0 to 5 years.

Experience:

  • Experience working in an early year’s child care setting or a setting working with children aged 0 to 5 years.
  • Direct work experience in early years setting
  • Good experience within early year
  • Planning, observation and reflection of children and their learning (desirable)
  • Working in a team providing high quality services for children.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to maintain records to comply with organisational expectations and national regulatory inspections, Ofsted/Care Inspectorate.
  • Be an effective communicator and listener across multiple age groups
  • Efficient, expressive and creative.
  • Confident using digital systems to record and plan, observe and communicate with others.

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Job Ref: AFC TCL RQ1191262
Early Years Practitioner
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: AFC TCL RQ1191262
Early Years Practitioner
Client Category: Local Authority

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