Nursery Nurse

My Shooting Stars Nurseries Limited
7.83 GBP Annual
08 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Contract Type

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding. This empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

The role:

  • To ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.
  • Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.
  • Maintain accurate and effective children's records. Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.
  • Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.
  • Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.
  • Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.


Essential - Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.

Essential - Experience working in a children's day nursery

Desirable - Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid 'Time-Out' of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children's needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events