Nursery: Bright Horizons Oak Lane Day Nursery and PreschoolSalary: £25,355.20 – £34,153.60 per annum (pro-rata) (dependent on qualification/s and experience)Location: Twickenham, LondonWe are looking for a part time, Level 2/3 qualified Practitioner to join our Bright Horizons Oak Lane Nursery, situated close to Twickenham and St Margaret’s train stations and Richmond tube. This role is for 20 hours.Our 71-place nursery is proudly Ofsted rated ‘Good’. The nursery has been open since 2016 and is thoughtfully designed, having five home bases tailored to each age group. The nursery also features a fantastic outdoor garden!What we can offer youOur benefits include, but are not limited to;Above industry standard salary, with annual salary reviewsDiscounted childcare of 50% for first childUp to 33 days holiday per year, with the option to buy additional daysSmart Health access, including 24/7 access to Virtual GP appointments, fitness programmes and mental health supportHuge variety of discounts across high street brands, utilities, and days outFinancial support through early access to wages, low interest debt consolidation loans and moreRefer a Friend Bonus, including New York Trip for 2 prize draw entryAccess to a wide selection of training programmes, supporting your individual career path, with career development opportunities across our network of nurseriesEmployee Appreciation through our quarterly recognition weeks and annual Awards of Excellence gala’sHappy to Talk Flexible WorkingIf you are interested in actively developing your leadership skills to support your progression to Room Leader / Third in Charge, ask our Talent Acquisition Team about joining our 12-month Future Leaders Programme!Why Bright Horizons?We care for over 25,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries, 98% of which are rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. We’ve been voted Great Place to Work for the last 17 consecutive years, as well achieving Great Place for Wellbeing and Great Place for Women. Since 2005, we have supported the lives of thousands of children through our Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, supporting families and children in crisis – something we could not achieve without our Bright Horizons colleagues ongoing volunteering and fundraising. What you’ll be doingPlan, create and implement engaging activities, tailored to each of your key children, to encourage their development towards key milestones.Observing, tracking and reflecting on learningDevelop and maintain strong parent/ carer partnershipsPromote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all timesWork with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day to day basisWhat we’re looking forFull and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification (essential)Previous experience working with children (ideally as a Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator, Nursery Assistant or similar)Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each childAbility to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parentsAbility to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adultsStrong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with childrenBright Horizons are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone has a sense of belonging and has the opportunity to contribute and thrive in meaningful and impactful ways. We are an inclusive employer and welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. We will consider reasonable adjustments required by applicants. If you share our passion, values, and have most of the skills listed, we encourage you to apply – as you may be just what we’re looking for! Please note, due to our sector all roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS. Some of our roles require specific qualifications by law, this will be highlighted as essential within the advert.We look forward to receiving your application!