Early Years Practitioner – Camden

January 24, 2024
£15 - £17 / hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Winlight Recruitment are seeking a dedicated and passionate Early Years Practitioner to join our team and contribute to the delivery of high-quality integrated day care and early education services for children aged from birth to 7 years. As an integral part of our multi-disciplinary team, you will play a crucial role in implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and fostering an inclusive and anti-discriminatory environment.


Curriculum Planning and Delivery:

  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of a high-quality early years curriculum, ensuring alignment with individual children’s needs and interests.
  • Execute daily, weekly, and termly planning to facilitate children’s development.

Child Development:

  • Foster children’s development in a secure, safe, and stimulating environment, adhering to good practice curriculum guidance.
  • Conduct assessments, observations, and maintain developmental records to monitor each child’s progress.

Key Worker Support:

  • Support colleagues in their roles as key workers for specific groups of children.
  • Facilitate smooth transitions for children from home to the center and from the center to school.

Behavior Management:

  • Effectively manage children’s behavior in accordance with procedural guidance.
  • Implement planned interventions for children with additional needs.

Physical Care:

  • Provide appropriate physical care, including washing, toileting, changing, feeding, dressing, comforting, and administering medication.
  • Assist children in acquiring and developing self-help skills, including toileting and personal hygiene.

Child Protection and Safety:

  • Adhere to Child Protection procedures and promptly report any matters of concern to the center managers.
  • Assist in organizing outings for educational purposes, ensuring the safety and well-being of the children.

Mobility Assistance and First Aid:

  • Lift and assist in toileting, changing, and mobility aid transfer as required.
  • Implement individual movement programs under the guidance of professionals.
  • Provide first aid, comfort sick or injured children, and liaise with designated first-aiders and medical professionals in emergency situations.
  • Accompany children to hospitals or doctors as necessary, with proper training in basic medical procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Experience in planning and delivering early years curriculum.
  • Knowledge of child development principles and anti-discriminatory practices.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to manage children’s behavior effectively.
  • First aid certification or willingness to undergo training.

If you are enthusiastic about early childhood education, dedicated to fostering children’s development, and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.