Childcare Practitioner- Smethwick

Childcare Practitioner

Awesomeness is a must

About the Childcare Practitioner role

  • Based in a pre-school – pack away setting
  • 30 hours a week, 8am till 4pm, term time only
  • Salary – meets NMW
  • Initial 6 month contract with a view to permanent
  • Role of the awesome Childcare Assistant

To provide care and learning opportunities for children aged 2 – 4 years. To understand what children’s interests are and enhance that into their learning. To bring happiness laughter and good times into every child’s life.

Responsibilities for the Childcare Practitioner

  • Support a small group of key children, taking responsibility for the activities, the observations, planning and assessments
  • Working with the EYFS framework
  • Work within a team, supporting each other and taking instruction from leaders and managers
  • Be a positive role model to young children
  • Liaise with any outside agencies to support children’s development (if required)
  • Record and report any safeguarding concerns that may arise
  • Complete daily dairies and any other relevant paperwork such as accident and incident sheets

Requirements for the Childcare Practitioner

  • Level 2 or Level 3 childcare qualification (full and relevant)
  • Sound knowledge of what safeguarding is and your role within safeguarding
  • Sound knowledge of the EYFS
  • Have a good standard of grammar, punctuation and report writing

Safeguarding statement for the Childcare Practitioner

All positions recruited are subject to a enhanced DBS check, two satisfactory references, right to work, qualification and any other relevant checks.