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Nursery Practitioner

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Expiry date: 02/10/2023

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Can you tell a story or two? Can you sing until your heart is content?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Here at Elmwood Nursery, we are now looking for a Nursery Practitioner to provide quality day-care services and assist in the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.

You’ll assist in implementing the curriculum, promoting a stimulating environment of play, and encouraging and supporting the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the child.

All that we ask is that you hold an NNEB or NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education and can demonstrate that you have experience of caring for children from 3 months to 5 years of age in a nursery or pre-school setting. Able to work as part of a close knit team, you’ll be able to observe children and keep accurate records, including writing reports on children’s development.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application form is 2nd October 2023

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 23 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is pro-rated for all part-time staff.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.