Little Rays Moira are recruiting qualified staff to join our team. Must have a minimum level 2 in Child Care and Education working towards a level 3 qualification or a Level 3 qualification in childcare, previous day nursery experience is preferred.
The successful applicant must be enthusiastic and love working with children.
Application form to be completed and submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via post to 3 Main Street, Moira, BT67 0LE
Job Description – Qualified Nursery Assistant
ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE The postholder will be accountable to the Owners, Manager and Deputy Manager (hereafter referred to as the Management).
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
To assist the management to ensure the smooth running of Little Rays which caters for children from 2 months to 12 years of age.
The overall policies, procedures and risk assessments are laid down by the management to whom all staff are responsible.
These must be read before employment commences.
They will be reviewed and updated annually and all staff should ensure they carry out their duties in accordance with these policies, procedures and risk assessments.
To provide a stimulating and varied programme for the children, ensuring that the well-being and safety of the children is paramount at all times.
To integrate and work as a team with the other staff members, to maintain a harmonious atmosphere.
To ensure the activities for the planned activities for the children are carried out and meet the needs of those children.
Ensure all children and parents are greeted warmly on arrival, and all parents are kept well informed of their child's daily activities and development.
All staff must have up to date Child Protection training at all times. This should be updated every 3 years.
Plan and implement a varied and appropriate play schedule for the children.
Ensure that all play equipment is stored in a logical manner and in a way that promotes the child's independence when choosing play materials.
Ensure the safety of the children at all times. The postholder should have the necessary knowledge to detect hazards in the environment and be able to take appropriate action.
Assist children at mealtimes if necessary. Ensure they are sociable, enjoyable occasions for everyone.
Ensure that the rooms are kept hygienically clean. All play equipment should be washed regularly and the room should be kept tidy.
Plan, prepare and take part in all special events, outings and visits.
Listen to and encourage the children.
Advise the management of any matter requiring attention such as concerns about a child or faulty equipment.
Be willing to obtain and maintain an appropriate First Aid certificate if required.
Adhere to the dress code of Little Rays at all times.
Ensure all confidential information regarding the children, their families, fellow team members or Little Rays, is kept confidential and should not be passed on unless it is in the interest of the child.
Keep daily records and developmental records of the children.
Be prepared to work with any age group within the setting.
Be prepared to alter hours of work to accommodate the children.
Be prepared to remain after hours if necessary.
Attend room and team meetings and additional training if requested.
To be aware of any special requests or requirements for any children within your care.