Overview

£20,800

Our people are everything to us. The way they deliver exceptional experiences every day for our customers, for their colleagues. The way they own what they do. Their ‘Why’s it like that?’ curiosity. How they always think of others and work together to get things done. For us, for you, make do will never do. Good enough? Not even close. Come and do the best work of your life alongside lovely colleagues. Come to Saga. 

We are looking for a Nursery Practitioner to work in our Apples Nursery onsite. Open 51 weeks of the year, Apples Nursery is nestled in the grounds of the Saga Pavillion at Enbrook Park, Folkestone. To ensure children have safe and nurturing spaces to play and learn. To work as part of our dedicated nursery team who are ambitious and continually improving outcomes for children and developing in their individual professional expertise.

  • In line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage plan and provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment with children’s wellbeing at the heart of our setting.  
  • Effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interests of children in the setting are met. To have secure knowledge of child development ensuring children fulfil their potential and high quality educational programmes are delivered. 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with children and families through a supportive and positive key person approach. 
  • Keep up to date records of children’s development to be shared regularly with parents/carers. 
  • Support the nursery team to ensure high quality care is effectively provided for all children and families. 
  • Understand the importance of outdoor play and nature providing this daily within the nursery curriculum. 
  • Ensure we provide all children with equal opportunities in all aspects of our education and care.
  • Always act in a non-judgmental way providing an inclusive environment for all. 
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting. 
  • Have up to date knowledge of safeguarding including identifying signs of possible abuse or neglect.  
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times. 
  • A passionate, hardworking individual who is outgoing and attentive.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Level 3 childcare qualification.

Our Saga Values:

  • Precision Pace – Always owning and making things happen. 
  • Empathy – Always aware of others. 
  • Curiosity – Always asking why.
  • Collaboration – Always one team, the Saga team!

Job Reference: saga/TP/76208/2244

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