FULL TIME STAFF MEMBER

(approx 40 hours per week starting end of September 2019
This position can be permanent or for a 6 months period)

The Farm Nursery is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Nursery Practitioner who loves young children and shares our farm ethos working towards a more sustainable planet in all areas of our lives.

The emphasis of the Farm Nursery is on child led outdoor play including growing (and eating!) organic vegetables, woodland activities and farm activities so the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of the natural world, be interested to learn about organic farming and have experience of flower and vegetable growing. (without chemicals) Forest school training is desirable though not essential.
If you wish to join our friendly small team you will need:
• Minimum Level 3 qualification in Childcare or equivalent (applicants who do not hold a relevant qualification will not be considered)
• Clear DBS
• Experience working in early years
• To promote a fun, and educational environment for the ages of 2-5 years
• Understanding of play based approach to children’s learning and development
• An understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
• Knowledge of child protection procedures
• Passion for working with children
• Strong communication skills: written and verbal
• Work in partnership with parents and carers
• Good timekeeping and organisational skills
• An enthusiastic, flexible, can do attitude
• Work as part of a highly- motivated and professional team
• Be prepared to go outside in all weathers

If you are interested to know more please email with an up to date CV and letter of interest to hilary@theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

 

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