Job Vacancies

Little Ducklings has a number of job vacancies at the moment. In ALL cases you will need to be DBS Checked and be able to supply a minimum of 2 references.

We have the following vacancies;

To apply please send your CV and a covering email to the Nursery Manager at nursery@littleducklingsdaycare.co.uk or otherwise please call the nursery on 0118 927 2822.

Qualified Nursery Assistant

Hours: FULL TIME
Salary: Competitive

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Work as an effective member of an early year’s team delivering a flexible, high quality, education and care centred service that meets the needs of the young children and their families
  • Promote good childcare practice in a professional and inclusive manner
  • Be flexible and creative and have the commitment to provide first class childcare
  • Assist with planning an appropriate range of activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage including organising and preparing all materials used for social training, physical development and educational experience, e.g. art and craft activities, sand and water play, cooking, musical activities, story telling, dressing-up and role play, computer activities, large and small apparatus activities and other excursions
  • Encourage children in the development of personal hygiene
  • Be fully involved in all activities associated with the early years and day care provision

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Level 2 or 3 early years and childcare qualification
  • At least one years’ experience of working in an early years and day-care setting with children in the 0-5 age range and their families
  • A working knowledge of relevant Health & safety and Basic Food Hygiene requirements
  • Experience of working as part of a team providing high quality early years and daycare services
  • A working knowledge of the particular requirements of children with special needs in terms of their support
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Bank Qualified Nursery Assistant(s)

Hours: VARIABLE
Salary: Competitive hourly / daily rates

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Work as an effective member of an early year’s team delivering a flexible, high quality, education and care centred service that meets the needs of the young children and their families
  • Promote good childcare practice in a professional and inclusive manner
  • Be flexible and creative and have the commitment to provide first class childcare
  • Assist with planning an appropriate range of activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage including organising and preparing all materials used for social training, physical development and educational experience, e.g. art and craft activities, sand and water play, cooking, musical activities, story telling, dressing-up and role play, computer activities, large and small apparatus activities and other excursions
  • Encourage children in the development of personal hygiene
  • Be fully involved in all activities associated with the early years and day care provision

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Level 2 or 3 early years and childcare qualification
  • At least one years’ experience of working in an early years and day-care setting with children in the 0-5 age range and their families
  • A working knowledge of relevant Health & safety and Basic Food Hygiene requirements
  • Experience of working as part of a team providing high quality early years and daycare services
  • A working knowledge of the particular requirements of children with special needs in terms of their support
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