Job Description – Early Years Practitioner - Level 3
To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children in the setting.
2. To give support to their staff within the setting.
3. To work as part of a team to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop, and learn.
4. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.
5. To safeguard children at all times.
• To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)
• To plan, review and evaluate activities and experiences for your key children
• To upload relevant information on The Playhouse Nursery Childcare progress tracker
• To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers, and other key adults in the child’s life.
• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
• To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
• To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
• To advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
• To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, multi-cultural evening etc
• To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
• To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled.
• To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting.
• To develop your role within the team, especially regarding being a key person
• To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
• To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to always uphold its standards, both in work hours and outside.
• To support early years practitioners, students, and volunteers.
• To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained.
• To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, safeguarding Officer etc