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Early Years Assistant

Location: WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE Salary: 12000.00 - 13000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3115919
Reed Education are working with a family run nursery in Winchester. They graded outstanding by Ofsted, provides the highest standards of care and early years education in their n urseries.

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Job Description
• Adhere to all company policies & procedures
• Be a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small
group of children and their families.
• Promote equal opportunities throughout the nursery.
• Liaise with the local authority and other professionals associated with the nursery.
• Work alongside parents/carers of children with special needs to achieve full integration within the
nursery and support & include children with special needs in all areas of care and development.
• Liaise with and support parents, carers and other family members.
• Support all staff and promote a happy staff team.
• Take all practical and reasonable steps to ensure the safety & wellbeing of all who use the
• Maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times, including company business and any
information regarding children or parents.
• At all times abide by the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and
guidelines as laid down by OFSTED and the local authority.
• Interact with children positively at all times, encouraging appropriate behaviour, social skills and
hygiene routines.
• Undertake certain domestic duties within the nursery i.e. general cleaning and laundry duties
when required.
• Attend and participate during regular parents’ evenings and staff meetings outside normal
working hours.
• Undertake and participate in a wide variety of training programmes, attend and participate in
personal development programmes and appraisals
• Remain flexible with regard to cover within the nursery, especially during busy periods and
contribute as a team member.
• Lead by example and act as a role model to all staff, students, and volunteers supporting their
individual training requirements.

Person Specification
• Level 2 Qualifications in Maths & English
• Either:
o Significant experience of working or volunteering with children under 5 years or,
o A minimum of 3 A levels or equivalent
• A full & relevant level 2 qualification in childcare
• Experience of observing, assessing and planning for children’s learning & development
• IT skills

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