Ref. 55891

Early Years Practitioner

  • Location: Derby, England
  • Salary: £12.19 - £12.19 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to work with a charity in Derby. This position is initially for a period of 1 month and is paying £12.19 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

Working 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:

      Be providing learning programmes for individual or groups of children appropriate to their needs and developmental stages in accordance with Early Years legislation and guidance.

Be preparing and supervising dedicated areas/rooms within the setting on specific working patterns through planning, managing ratio of children, provision of a stimulating and appropriate range of activities and ensuring health and care needs are met.

Be assuming the role of a key person to a group of children and work in partnership with parents/carers, catering for all children’s individual needs; observing, planning and evaluating development activities; keeping accurate records and maintaining regular contact and communication with parents

Be developing productive working relationships with parents/carers, resulting in the appropriate sharing of information and consultation with regards to the needs and developmental progress of the children.

Be 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.

Be maintaining a high standard of health and safety requirements in the setting adhering to legislative and organisational guidance.

Be supporting students undertaking training or work experience in an appropriate and positive manner during their practical placements or providing guidance and direction to less experienced colleagues.

Be contributing to the effective financial management of the setting through maintaining reputation, utilising resources effectively and promoting the setting with parents/community

Be being alert to child protection and safeguarding issues and inform appropriate line managers of concerns in line with safeguarding policies and procedures

Be demonstrating awareness and a clear understanding of own role and areas of responsibility.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 3 early years and childcare qualification e.g. NNEB, CACHE, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education.
  • Experience: 1+ year of experience within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS check and references covering the last 3 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 40 hours p/w.

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