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Type of Position:
Early Years Professional
Dartford, Kent
£18,250 yearly NET
Start Date:
Job Posted:
Temp / Perm:
Full / Part:
Full Time
Typical Hours:
37.5 Mon-Fri

Full Time Early Years Professional Job in Kent

Job description

Are you looking for a exciting opportunity and have a passion for Early Years?

These lovely nursery settings are part of a charity and have been serving the local community for over 130 years. The nurseries are committed to work life balance, having fun, and inspiring each other to do great things and focus on people strengths as a basis for leadership development.

Role summary: To assist in the delivery of a quality childcare provision for YMCA Thames Gateway working in partnership with Dartford Children's Centres, ensuring that daily routines are implemented and the children's emotional well-being and developmental needs are being met within the EYFS framework.

Main Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not exclusive to):
• Create a welcoming and friendly environment which demonstrates YMCA Thames Gateway's Equality and Diversity Policy.
• To ensure a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
• To maintain supervised care of the children in line with Ofsted guidance and the Welfare Requirements, whilst actively participating in all aspects of childcare.
• To be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of each child whilst in YMCA Thames Gateway's care.
• To regard each child as an individual, who is listened to, has their feelings respected and opinions valued.
• To ensure each child is given praise, encouragement and opportunities to succeed in environments where positive behaviour is promoted.
• To be a responsible key person for children and share information in relation to those children with parents/carers and other staff members as required in line with policy.
• To ensure mealtimes are times of pleasant social sharing.
• To ensure children are washed and cleaned as required.
• To provide comfort and warmth to a poorly child.
• To complete observations on a regular basis and to ensure these inform planning, children's profiles and individual assessments.
• To prepare activities to suit the child's stage of development and see through to completion.
• To follow the SEN Code of Practice.
• To contribute to the development of activities for both indoor and outdoor arears, including wet and dry outdoor conditions.
• To assist on external trips with the children e.g. walking to the woods/park, library etc.
• To work alongside fellow childcare professionals, e.g. health visitors, speech therapists, qualified teachers, education specialists etc.
• To develop relationships with parents and carers, to maximise community involvement and ensure the best care and support is available to the children.
• To complete daily attendance registers.
• To ensure all necessary administration e.g. accident and incident reports, development charts etc., are completed.
• To understand and implement agreed policies and procedures to ensure a quality service is provided at all times
• To maintain confidentiality at all times, whilst meeting the requirements of the Children's Act, reporting to the supervisor any matter concerning the welfare of a child.

Salary: £11,812.50 per annum (Term Time Only) or £14,625 p.a (AYR) & competitive benefits

If you are interested in this role please email today!

If you are interested in this Full Time Early Years Professional Job in Kent, please apply now.

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Tinies South East London
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Admirals Park
Kent DA2 6QD
020 3691 8828

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