Early Years Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 7235000007275049
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Category: Education

Location: Slough Berkshire United Kingdom

2-3 Months Contract with a Local Authority
Based at multiple nurseries in Slough

Job Purpose:
  • To provide education, care and supervision for children in an early years setting.
  • To prepare and deliver early learning activities, ensuring that the children's needs are met.
Key Accountabilities:
  • To contribute as an experienced practitioner to all aspects of the daily operation of the setting, including implementation of operational plans and procedures; delivery of curriculum and educational programmes; catering; health and safety procedures, including safeguarding, cleaning routines and administration of children's records.
  • To provide full care and supervision for the children, ensuring that all their needs are met and working in close partnership with staff from local primary schools to provide fully integrated care and education and smooth transition from one phase to the next.
  • To ensure that the setting's resources are used cost-effectively.
  • To promote high standards of behaviour and discipline and to uphold and promote the setting's policies on equalities and inclusion.
  • To implement all other of the settings' policies and procedures, ensuring that the OFSTED standards are met and records are kept as required.
  • To help promote the setting with parents, local schools, other early years settings and the local community and to assist with marketing activities.

  • Experience of working with children in an early years environment.
  • Experience of working in partnership with staff from different organisations.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural community.
  • Knowledge of current principles and practices in early education and an understanding of early years legislation, including safeguarding.


  • A Level 3 qualification in early years practice or equivalent.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development and a willingness to undertake further training.