COME AND JOIN OUR NATURE INSPIRED NURSERY SETTINGS! Early Years Practitioners RECEIVE A £1000 JOINING BONUS WHEN YOU JOIN US ON A FULL TIME, PERMANENT CONTRACT - MUST BE MINIMUM L2 Qualified!!! "We are looking for passionate, inspiring Early Years Practitioners who are looking to really make a difference! With a positive, can do attitude, a real team player, and keen to really engage making a difference to our children’s learning and development." Kids Play Childcare is a leading provider of childcare across the UK. With a focus on nature based play, and outdoor learning. We follow a child led curiosity approach to children's development. Due to continued success, we are expanding and are looking for full time, Qualified and Unqualified Practitioners to join our Nursery & Pre School teams at our settings in Knowlhill, Neath Hill and Wolverton. We will consider part time applications too. Our extensive benefits package includes: 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp) – from day one with us! Wellbeing ambassadors in all our settings, to look after your health and wellbeing Free lunches and drinks every day for our staff 28 days annual holiday, increasing with service up to 33 days Refer a friend bonus up to £500 per referral - no limit on the number of referrals you can make! An open door management policy across all of our settings – You should always feel like you can come and talk to us. Access to 18 training courses, and ongoing training and development opportunities Regular staff/team outings and celebrations – let your hair down, you deserve it! Free staff uniform – comfortable polo shirts, and a coat for outdoors! Enhanced NEST Pension scheme for all staff – for a comfortable future retirement! Monthly staff lotteries and employee of the month – it could be you! Length of service awards and gifts – recognising your loyalty! Staff awards ceremony - with prizes worth up to £500! Staff summer bbq, and Christmas party Extra little “thank you” gifts for Valentines, Easter, Staff appreciation day, Christmas and other special annual days! Relocation packages – If you fancy a change of scenery? Cycle to work scheme – we will help you buy your new bike! Free parking The role will entail: To support the day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the setting facility. To ensure that developmental records for your key group are kept up to date. To support your colleagues and work as part of a team in providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all children. (Ages range from 6 weeks to 13 years dependent on setting). To assist in the development of an attractive stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays relevant to the age and needs of the children in the setting, which encourage independence, self motivation and eagerness to learn. To treat information of matters relating to the work within the setting as confidential. To ensure the highest standards of safety, hygiene and welfare whilst maintaining adequate supervision of the conduct of the children attending the setting. To ensure company policies and procedures are followed at all times. To help support the management team to ensure that the Ofsted standards including EYFS is followed at all times. To support the management team in striving to deliver an outstanding setting Any other duties that may be required. Qualifications and Skills We are looking for confident Practitioners, who are looking to get their teeth into a new challenge. You will be motivated to hit the ground running and add value to our fun and hard working team. You will thrive in a busy environment, and always be on hand with new ideas and activities. You will be confident in all areas of the EYFS and implement accordingly, and have experience in a similar role. You must have a relevant early years qualification, ideally level 3 or above, though we will consider qualified level 2 applications. This position is full time, 40 hours per week. Please note the nurseries are open from 7:30am-6:30pm, Monday to Friday and so shift patterns will be rotating within these opening hours. Please make sure you can commit to early and late shifts before applying. "Kids Play Childcare – Doing what’s best for children and our staff" Kids Play Childcare Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any employment is engaged. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.