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Early Years Practitioner - Northampton

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£490.00 - £525.00 per week
Closing date
2 Dec 2022
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Early Years Practitioner

With over 40 locations UK wide, SuperCamps is a leading multi-activity programme provider in the childcare industry, offering an abundance of unique and engaging activities, from sports to outdoor explorations, arts and crafts to team games. We pride ourselves in offering a wide range of holiday activities, that are aimed towards children aged 4 – 12 years of age.

We are currently looking for likeminded, passionate people like you to join our Early Years Practitioner Team this Summer to bring our activities to life, and provide lasting memories for the children in our care. Whether you are looking to kick start your childcare or coaching career, gain or develop existing skills, or try something brand new, SuperCamps has a role that could work for you.

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will be working with the youngest children on camp, planning and implementing a wide range of age exciting, imaginative and stimulating activities. You will be confident at taking the children’s needs and interests into consideration through delivery of the activities such as sports, arts & crafts and games. The As an Early Years Practitioner is the key worker for the children in their care and you will take the lead in maintaining their welfare whilst providing high quality care and fun.

We are looking for in our Early Years Practitioners:

  • Enthusiastic and energetic personalities
  • Team players
  • Good timekeepers
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a busy working environment
  • A passion for working with the younger children on camp
  • An understanding of the importance of safeguarding
  • Highly motivated and responsible individuals

What to expect as an Early Years Practitioner:

Working as part of a team, you will need to facilitate children’s development through explorative and play sessions, using the resources and equipment provided. Early Years Leaders ensure that activities are engaging, accessible and enjoyable for all children within their group. Early Years Leaders have a pastoral role, which includes assisting with welfare duties and ensuring that the needs of the children are met with active supervision throughout the day. Applicants holding specialist qualifications will be required to undertake duties such as pool duties/sports coaching and first aid provision.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous camp experience
  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years
  • Hold a 12 hour paediatric first aid certificate
  • You must:
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a valid DBS
  • Be at least 18 years old

SuperCamps is committed to safe practice in recruitment and selection that includes consideration of issues regarding child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All staff will be expected to complete a DBS check if they are not already on the DBS Update Service and supply us with references.

At SuperCamps we strongly believe in respect and equal treatment for all persons regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, marital status, civil partnership status, colour, nationality, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, or physical ability. We insist that this respect is applied in every aspect of our business and in how we conduct ourselves.

Contract length: 1 – 6 weeks



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