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Childcare Professional

  • Job Location

    Zakynthos, Greece

  • Start date

    Mid-May

  • Duration

    Late September

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive seasonal salary inclusive of seasonal benefits package




Description

We are looking for an experienced team of childcare professionals willing to go the extra mile to ensure our younger guests have an unforgettable holiday. 

The Peligoni Creche is designed to be a safe haven where parents can leave their little ones in the care of our fully-qualified childcare team whilst they relax and enjoy the club.  Our creche is located on-site in a secure walled off section with a large grassy area for children to play safely.

For slightly older children, we offer a varied and engaging programme of activities in partnership with Sharky & George. We are looking for a team of experienced childcare professionals, who can work across various age groups, to ensure that our younger guests are always entertained and cared for. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for childcare professionals who are looking for a job they love, in a stunning environment. We need a team who are flexible and always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our younger guests have an unforgettable holiday. In your spare time, as well as being able to explore the island and experience the local food and culture, you will have access to the club’s watersports facilities, allowing you to hone your existing skills or learn new ones in sailing and windsurfing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure our young guests receive the highest level of care
  • Create and develop a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • Plan a variety of age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities each week
  • Record keeping, where necessary
  • Maintain a high level standard of health and safety
  • Carry out detailed risk assessments and ensure all necessary safety measures are in place
  • Ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are met at all times
  • Be responsible for daily cleaning and regular deep clean of the creche
  • Report any maintenance issues within the creche in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with other departments who assist with the childcare operation
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Provide support to the Sharky & George team
  • Host evening activities
  • Prepare healthy and nutritious snacks and lunches for children
  • Work a minimum of 2 nights babysitting (for which you will be paid extra, on an hourly basis)
  • Deliver a high level of service at all times
  • Build and maintain friendly relationships with guests
  • Be able to talk to guests effectively about the club and what is on offer
  • From time to time you will be required to take on additional tasks and duties relating to the smooth running of the club

Requirements

Abilities & Expectations

  • Creative and energetic
  • Fun and outgoing
  • Confident and assertive
  • Safety conscious
  • Patient and sympathetic by nature
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well on your own, as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Flexible and willing to help others
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude

Essential Requirements

  • Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education, or equivalent qualification
  • Proven experience working with babies and young children
  • Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable
  • DBS Certificate
  • Good swimmer
  • Available for the whole season (May-September)
  • UK/EU Passport holder and/or valid visa
  • A full UK/EU Driving License is desirable

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