Current Job Vacancies at Little Me Daycare and Nursery

Little Me Daycare & Nursery – We are a world-class setting dedicated to providing outstanding early years education for children in a fun and interactive way. Our aim is to instill a love of lifelong learning and motivation. Our children’s needs come first always.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Early Years Teacher
Location
: Rivers

Job Description

  • If you think you’ve got what it takes to inspire, excite and nurture children through a crucial stage of their development, consider becoming an Early Years teacher at Little Me Daycare and Nursery.
  • It’s important that the activities you plan and carry out meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  • Your aim is to motivate children and imaginatively use resources to help them learn. You’ll provide a safe and secure environment for them to develop their social and communication skills, while recording observations and summarizing their achievements.
  • You should be focused on the development of the child to prepare them for a successful transition to primary school.

Responsibilities
As an Early Years teacher, you’ll be concerned with helping children to achieve early learning goals. You’ll need to:

  • Motivate and stimulate a child’s learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience.
  • Provide pastoral care and support to children and give them with a secure learning environment
  • Assist with the development of a child’s personal, social, language and physical coordination abilities
  • Develop and produce visual aids and teaching resources
  • Encourage mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play
  • Help children develop curiosity and knowledge
  • Work with others, including teaching assistants and nursery nurses as well as volunteer helpers, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors
  • Share knowledge gained with other practitioners and build and maintain relationships with parents
  • Observe, assess and record each child’s progress
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school
  • Keep up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice.

Qualifications/Work Experience

  • At least 2-3 years of teaching experience (EYFS) in a standard and structured school.
  • Nursing Certification is an added advantage.

Key Skills
You will need to show:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the requisite curriculum
  • Respect and fondness for children
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Good organisational skills to plan the children’s day and respond to children’s different needs
  • The ability to inspire and enthuse young children
  • Energy, resourcefulness, responsibility, patience and a caring nature
  • An understanding of the needs and feelings of children
  • Ability to work independently with children, as well as being able to work in the wider nursery/school team
  • A sense of humor and the ability to keep things in perspective.
  • Creative skills such as music, dance, drama, arts and crafts, Chess, scrabble are advantageous.

Working Hours

  • Hours vary depending on your setting. Daycare will be open from 7.30am until 5.30pm, The Nursery runs from 8am to 12.30pm, Afterschool care runs from 12.30pm – 5.30pm. Saturday hours runs from 8am to 5.30pm. You are expected to resume 30mins before school starts and close when the last child leaves.
  • Extra hours may be required for staff meetings, inspections and parent consultations.

Remuneration Package
Attractive.

 

 

Job Title: Care Giver
Location
: Rivers

Job Description

  • The Care Giver will be responsible for all tasks related to care of infants and will serve as a loving, nurturing and trustworthy companion to our children.

Major Responsibilities

  • Create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the children
  • Supervise the children’s activities at all times
  • Plan and prepare meals and bottles for, and feed, the children
  • Dress the children.
  • Place the children down for naps and bedtime
  • Bathe the children when necessary
  • Frequent changing of diapers
  • Potty train the children
  • Perform other work related to child care, including cleaning up after meals, tidying play areas, and washing bottles e.t.c
  • Teach children good social manners
  • Play with the children, both indoors and outdoors
  • Plan and lead educational activities, including reading, with the children

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Secondary School graduate
  • Experience in caring for children
  • Training in early childhood education an added advantage
  • First aid training and child/infant CPR
  • Speaks English Fluently
  • Reliable, Patient, honest, and trustworthy
  • Physically able to care for young children
  • Ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision.

Working Hours

  • Hours vary depending on your setting. Daycare will be open from 7.30am until 5.30pm, The Nursery runs from 8am to 12.30pm, Afterschool care runs from 12.30pm – 5.30pm. Saturday hours runs from 8am to 5.30pm. You are expected to resume 30mins before school starts.
  • Extra hours may be required for staff meetings, inspections and parent consultations.

 

 

Job Title: Head of Nursery (Early Years)
Location
: Rivers

Duties and responsibilities

  • To provide the highest standards of quality care and education.
  • Be the face of the School.
  • To work within the framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage, Statutory Framework, the Nursery’s Policies and Procedures and current legislation relating to childcare.
  • To implement and evaluate a plan of suitable experiences and activities for the children providing a safe and stimulating environment for the children to develop.
  • To ensure that health and safety and security measures are constantly maintained.
  • Preparation and maintenance of appropriate children’s records, observations and learning journeys and a system of planning for individuals needs and next steps.
  • Handle Monthly Budget for School.
  • Interface and co-ordinate vendor activities.
  • Schedule Staff and Management meetings.
  • Work positively as part of a whole team, using initiative, sharing information and being flexible whenever necessary.
  • To work in close partnership and to develop and maintain good relationships with parents / carers and other family members.
  • To attend ALL out of working hours activities, e.g. training, staff meetings, parents evenings, events, etc.
  • To ensure good team motivation, information sharing and planning.
  • To be flexible within working practices of Nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack, cleansing of equipment, putting out bins etc. Also flexibility with regard to working in different rooms as and when required to ensure effective operation of the nursery.
  • Work alongside team to ensure that the vision, philosophy and objectives of the nursery are fulfilled.
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality in relation to children, families, staff and the nursery.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times. To be an ambassador for the nursery both within the nursery and in the wider community.
  • To ensure good standards of hygiene and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children.
  • To Supervise, direct, support, motivate and performance manage the staff team.
  • To have an awareness of the requirements of the nursery as a whole and to be familiar with the routines of each of the rooms.

Qualifications/Work Experience

  • Experience with the EYFS National Curriculum for England is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in similar role.
  • Nursing Certification is an added advantage.

Key Skills
You will need to show:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the requisite curriculum
  • Excellent English communication skills and listening skills at all levels
  • Respect and fondness for children
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Good organisational skills to plan the children’s day and respond to children’s different needs
  • The ability to inspire and enthuse young children
  • Energy, resourcefulness, responsibility, patience and a caring nature
  • An understanding of the needs and feelings of children
  • Ability to work independently with children, as well as being able to work in the wider nursery/school team
  • A sense of humor and the ability to keep things in perspective.
  • Creative skills such as music, dance, drama, arts and crafts are advantageous. Board games like scrabble, Chess e.t.c included.

Working Hours

  • Hours vary depending on your setting. Daycare will be open from 7.30am until 5.30pm, The Nursery runs from 8am to 12.30pm, Afterschool care runs from 12.30pm – 5.30pm. Saturday hours runs from 8am to 5.30pm. You are expected to resume 30mins before school starts and close when the last child leaves.
  • Extra hours may be required for staff meetings, inspections and parent consultations.

Remuneration Package
Attractive.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter to: careers@littlemedaycare.com All Applications must have the position applied for as the subject line.

 

Application Deadline 17th August, 2018.

 

For More Info: Contact – 08098699000