Nursery Assistant (Relief)

Nursery Assistant (Relief)

Job Overview

Ayr, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
12 days ago

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Job Description

Here at Busy Bees in Ayr we are looking for an Unqualified Nursery Practitioner to join our Relief team.

The Role
As an Unqualified Practitioner, you will be role modelling your knowledge and best practice to colleagues and ensuring our children have the best start in life.


Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts.
Excellent in-house training, opportunity to gain further qualifications, virtual learning and career progression opportunities.
Exclusive access to UP; Busy Bees unique early years learning programme.
Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal.Our Nursery:

Busy Bees Ayr is situated on the grounds of Ayr Hospital, just off the A77.
We offer 5 bright and colourful playrooms each with access to their own lovely secure garden.
Due to our location, we have access to lots of wonderful woodland trails that we use regularly for outdoor learningEssential Qualifications & Experience:

Previous experience working and caring for children under 5 years (preferred).
A willingness to undertake relevant childcare qualifications in the future (preferred).
Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities.Key Responsibilities & Duties:

As a temporary keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met, including supporting parents with any SEND/ASL needs.
Prioritise the safeguarding of children.
Speak up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or our core values.
Attend parents evening, recruitment/open day events and relevant training sessions.
Build close relationships with parents and carers and report daily on their child’s time at Nursery.
Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps.
Remain up to date with our childcare policies and procedures.
Be a key player to ensure the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of external authorities such as Ofsted, CI and CIW.
Maintain staff to child ratios.
Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.We reserve the right to close a job prior to the initial closing date. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check or equivalent



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