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20 February 2023

Viewpark Montessori Nursery

Viewpark Montessori Nursery

Nursery Practitioner

North Lanarkshire

Viewpark Montessori Nursery, based in the Bellshill area of North Lanarkshire, is looking for a passionate Early Years Practitioner to join their team. 

This nursery offers three large, spacious, and bright separate playrooms, as well as our large and natural outdoor space. As an Early Years Practitioner working with us, you can expect excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work. 

Your role as Early Years Practitioner will include: 

  • To be a key person and update children’s learning journals weekly along with planning, observations, and relevant next steps. 

  • To keep an accurate record of achievement file for our children. Identifying children's individual needs, abilities and progress, using these effectively for future planning. 

  • To plan and organise activities and experiences which will support and extend children’s learning in line with Pre-birth to Three Curriculum, Curriculum for Excellence and NLC expectations. 

  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of child development and the early years sector enabling the nursery to maintain up to date practices for our children and their families. 

  • To work in partnership with all our families both formally and informally. 

  • To communicate and engage with children to support their speech and language development. 

  • To be professional and communicate effectively with all working personnel both within the nursery and with other agencies and early years professionals. 

  • Work with parents of children with additional support needs, to give full integration in the nursery. 

  • To work with children, parents and carers to plan for and support key transitions. 

  • To maintain confidentiality as appropriate but also to cascade relevant information when necessary. 

  • To take the delegated leadership responsibility in attainment areas i.e., numeracy, literacy or health and wellbeing to identify development areas for the nursery and implement these through the annual improvement plan. 

  • To be involved in ALL out of working hours activities, e.g., training, monthly staff meetings, summer fayre, Christmas party, etc. 

  • Work alongside the management team and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled. 

  • To follow all policies, procedures, risk assessments and Child Protection Policies, Health and Safety guidelines written within the nursery. And ensure up to date practices from CIS, HMIE and North Lanarkshire Council are in place. 

  • To develop your role and personal development within the staff team. 

  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children. 

  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold their standards at all times. 

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: From £9.90 per hour 

Benefits: Childcare, Company events, Company pension, Employee discount, Free parking, On-site parking 

Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday

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