Childcare Practitioner

Childcare Practitioner – Hiring immediately

Destinations: France

Join us at one of our fantastic chalet hotels immediately as a Childcare Practitioner! Whether you are looking for a short-term challenge or a career in the childcare industry, Mark Warner offers a rewarding adventure and some fantastic opportunities.

Combining your passionate enthusiasm for children with the opportunity to work in a fun, vibrant environment you’ll find this role hugely fulfilling. As a member of our childcare team, you’ll be allocated an exclusive group of children from one of our children’s clubs and you’ll ensure they have a fun, safe and exhilarating action-packed holiday. Each day you’ll help create an exciting, stimulating and imaginative programme involving a mixture of inexhaustible indoor and outdoor activities. Your role will vary from entertaining little ones in our in-house crèches to offering a ‘drop and collect’ service for older children heading to ski school.

Working to a weekly rota we operate a key worker system, implement strict ratios, split our children into age-related children’s clubs and look for daily structure caring for children from 4 months to 12 years.

We have a strong management team that provides on-going support and training. There is a development programme for career progression and the opportunity to work year-round and join our team of nannies in one of our beach resorts during the summer months. Our winter programme operates from December through to April.

What will you do

  • Build excellent relationships with colleagues, parents and children
  • Deliver the highest level of childcare
  • Create and develop a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • Tailor-make weekly age appropriate exciting activity programmes
  • Provide a ‘drop and collect’ service for children participating in ski school
  • Observe children’s progression and achievements, record keeping where necessary
  • Develop positive relationships with other departments
  • Be flexible, co-operative and communicate at all times
  • Operate to the highest standard of health and safety
  • Participate in evening duties

What are we looking for?

  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team skills
  • Outgoing, creative, energetic, fun-loving attitude
  • Confident, assertive self-motivator
  • Patient and sympathetic by nature
  • An affinity with young children

Your Essential Requirements

  • CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diplomas or equivalent qualification
  • Alternatively, 2 years experience in a childcare environment
  • Valid Full or Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Fluent in English
  • Enhanced disclosure required through the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)’
  • UK/EU Passport holder
  • UK National Insurance Number
  • UK Bank Account

What we offer

  • Return travel to/from UK
  • All meals included
  • Lift pass, ski equipment hire and discounted lessons for beginners
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Discounted drinks and beauty treatments (dependent on resort)
  • Holiday concessions for friends and family
  • A competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • Comprehensive training
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • Management development

Checklist

Looking for adventure?  ✓
Want to try new experiences?  ✓
Keen to develop your skills?  ✓
Ready for a new challenge?  ✓
Want to be part of our fun loving childcare team working for a professional Tour Operator?  ✓
Fancy meeting new friends?  ✓

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