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Qualified Early Years Practitioner - Full-time/Part-time

Canterbury Busy Bees , Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-1323234-3S
  • Posted:01/12/2021
  • Pay:£20,900 +
  • Start Date:December onwards
  • App Close Date:14/01/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Weekly


The top 5 Reasons to join us! 

  • 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 
  • Global exchange programme (short term secondment to another country) 
  • Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts 

*To find out more visit our website 

Our Nursery 

Canterbury is a purpose-built nursery located within the Riverside Children's Centre and in close proximity  to the City Centre. The nursery has a large outdoor learning environment which all children have access to and are  able to free flow in and out according to where they wish to play.  

Here at Busy Bees, Canterbury we are passionate about providing high quality childcare alongside stimulating environments that meet the needs of all children. 

Our Company 

Established by 3 families in 1984 Busy Bees is now the UK’s largest childcare company with over 350 nurseries across the UK.  

Our Vision 

To give every child the best start in life 

Our Mission 

Deliver high quality childcare & Exciting opportunities for learning that gives every child a head start as they prepare for school 

Your Mission 

As a Qualified Nursery Practitioner, you will be role modelling your knowledge and best practice to colleagues. 


Information about the school

Here is a snapshot of what your role will include:

Care: We take care very seriously As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met. Safeguarding children is your priority. Speak Up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or Our Core Values. Service: We are an integral part of a parent’s support network Get to know the families at the setting. Update parents on their child’s day and development. Support parents with any SEN/ASL needs. Quality: We set and maintain the highest standards it’s what children and parents deserve Embrace and promote our Standards of Excellence in every part of your role. Take pride in your planning observation and assessment procedure. Adhere to our childcare policies. 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. Value: We ensure that we provide outstanding value for money Create a setting that is clean and welcoming, with well-kept educational resources. Ensure that children’s observations are detailed, reflective and provide developmentally challenging next steps. Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements. Qualified Nursery Practitioner • NNEB or BTEC Nat Dip or CACHE Dip in Childcare or NVQ level 2/3 or SVQ • Previous experience working and caring for children under 5 • Passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities. We are recruiting for both full and part time staff.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).