Name of Employer: The Farm Nursery
Job Title: Eco-aware Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Closing Date: 4th October 2019
Salary: approx £18,000
How to Apply: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: Would you be excited to go on all day adventures out on the farm with picnics/cooking on the fire, den building, playing under the trees, telling stories and singing songs about nature (leaving all the usual toys behind)?
Can you give our 2-5 yr olds a fun educational environment drawing your inspiration from the woods, fields and vegetable garden that surround the nursery. You have excellent communication skills including the ability to weave stories from the natural world? Are you flexible and enthusiastic, with a ‘can do’ attitude? Are willing to work as part of a highly motivated, professional and friendly small team and would you like to work approx 40hrs per week AND are you happy spending the majority of time outside, all year round?
Person Specification: Minimum Level 3 Childcare Qualification Forest School training preferred A good knowledge of the natural world An understanding of the importance of treading more lightly on our earth and sharing with the little ones how we can do this. Subject to clear enhanced DBS.
Any Other Information: Our small nursery (16 x 2-5yr olds) is set in the heart of a large mixed working organic farm.
The nursery food is 100% organic and vegetarian except occasional farm sausages cooked over the fire (optional!).
The Farm Nursery is only 20 months old and already has a two year waiting list. We are now concentrating on attracting a new practitioner with strong environmental credentials to help make the most of our amazing resource. On farm accommodation may be available.