Early Years Practitioner

Bright Horizons

Early Years Practitioner


Bright Horizons, Murieston, West Lothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 271f24123d264cba85b835fadf8f77bc

Full Job Description

  • Plan, create, implement and reflect on engaging activities, tailored to each of your key children, to encourage their development towards key milestones.

  • Develop and maintain strong parent/ carer partnerships

  • Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding

  • Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment

    Full 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, or similar)

  • Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each child

  • Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents

  • Ability to use a variety of communication techniques with both children and adults

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children

    We are looking for a Part time, Level 3 qualified Practitioner to join our Bright Horizons Livingston Nursery.

  • This beautiful nursery supports your child from baby to preschool with lots of exciting things to do, including an enriching Ready for School programme and a Boogie Mites programme to bring the fun of music into the children's learning.

    Nature walks or visits to the local parks and library, giving the children an opportunity to become familiar with their surroundings and confident in new areas.

    Located less than five minutes' walk from Livingston South train station, also offering onsite parking.

    What we can offer you

    Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
  • Above industry standard salary, with annual salary reviews

  • Discounted childcare of 50% for first child T&C apply

  • Up to 33 days holiday per year, with the option to buy additional days

  • Smart Health access, including 24/7 access to Virtual GP appointments, fitness programmes and mental health support

  • Financial support through early access to wages, low interest debt consolidation loans and a wide variety of discounts across high street brands, travel, utilities and days out

  • Development programme access for every stage of your career, tailored to your individual journey, with opportunities across our network of nurseries

  • Access to our Future Leaders programme, preparing you to step into a Room Leader position

  • Employee Appreciation throughout the year including our annual Awards of Excellence gala's

  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working

  • Childcare discount for staff is based on availability within the nursery

  • Why Bright Horizons?

    We are driven by our HEART values (Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork). If your values align, you'd be a great fit to join one of our 300 nurseries across the UK. We've also been voted Great Place to Work every year since 2006 - as well achieving Great Place for Wellbeing and Great Place for Women.

    Did you know, Bright Horizons Foundation for Children charity has been established since 2005 supporting the lives of thousands of children and families in crisis, across almost 100 locations? Each Bright Horizons colleague is entitled to a paid volunteer day every year!