To ensure all OFSTED requirements are met. To maintain registers and information of children attending the childcare setting. To ensure a safe, happy, caring and strong learning environment for all the children in the setting. To adhere to and ensure sound knowledge of the childcare policies, procedures and practices for good quality day care as demonstrated in the room and nursery inductions. To ensure all paperwork is signed, maintained and up to date in line with Ofsted, Health and Safety and Environmental Health regulations. To provide planned ability appropriate activities, supporting and developing the children’s individual interests in line with the nurseries education policy and Ofsted requirements
Minimum NVQ3 or equivalent. Functional skills in Maths and English. Experience of childcare setting either through work or training placements. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to communicate with colleagues, parents and children. Organisational Ability. Aware of importance of confidentiality. Ability to plan and provide suitable activities for a specific age range of children. Ability to work with the management team to provide good quality childcare. Have a professional manner. Must be prepared to be flexible, with regard to ensuring shifts are sufficiently covered to maintain adult: child ratios and completing additional training some of which may be outside of working hours
Job details Job title Nursery Nurse Job reference KU00001009 Date posted 30/11/2018 Application closing date 03/01/2019 Location Keele University Campus Salary Operational Grade: 3 £9.27 per hour. Job share 20 hours per week Job category/type Other Job description Keele Day Nursery is a purpose built facility offering places to 128 children every day. We are looking to appoint a Nursery Nurse to support and complement our team. The successful candidate will provide a safe, happy and caring environment for all the children at the Nursery, offering planned activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. You must hold an NVQ 3 in Childcare or equivalent, and have a broad range of experience with children aged 12 weeks to 8 years. Functional skills in English and Maths are essential. GCSEs Grade C or above in Maths and English would be preferable. You must be able to work within a team and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. In return, you will be part of a great community with access to a range of facilities on campus including shops, bars, restaurants and sports centre with staff discount available in some areas. As well as an excellent benefits package, you will receive a full induction and dedicated training to enhance your skills within the role. Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance and ongoing medical surveillance by the University Occupational Health provider and Disclosure and Barring Service checks. Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from men for this role. Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link. For further information about this post please click on the link below: Job description and Person Specification
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