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Nursery Practitioner - Queen's Park

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A well-established Nursery in Queens Park is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Nursery Practitioner/Nursery Assistant to work with a friendly team of child carers.


  • Performance based annual salary review.
  • Attractive annual leave entitlement plus additional holiday allowance for long service.
  • Automatic enrolment into a pension scheme
  • Competetive salary
  • Learning and Development opportunities.


  • Completion of a recognized Childcare qualification Level 2, 3 or above, e.g. Level 2 or 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, NVQ Level 2, 3 or above in Children’s Care, Learning and Development - or be working towards completion

Purpose of role:

  • To ensure a high standard of care and education for the children.
  • To give support to other personnel within the team.
  • To implement the Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and ensure all the children’s individual needs are met and all areas of development are encouraged through play.

Key Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the EYFS is required
  • Knowledge of Ofsted guidelines and Welfare requirements is essential
  • A detailed understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection is required
  • Relevant experience of caring after age range 0 to 5 years will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the key person systems and record keeping will be an advantage
  • Ability to build positive relationships with children and families
  • Ability to communicate and work in partnership with families and carers
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration qualities
  • Good written and verbal skills for report writing, maintaining children records and providing feedback to parents/carers and colleagues


Plan and prepare a program of activities suitable to the age range of children in the allocated team. Work with parents/carers of all children to achieve full integration in the setting. Foresee the needs of all children and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate. Responsible for a number of key children, to include performing regular observations and writing reports on their learning and development progress.

Work collaboratively with a team of Nursery Practitioners. Maintain good communication skills within the team and ensure practice is reviewed on a regular basis. To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children, observing and following setting policies and procedures to keep children safe from harm.

Additional requirements

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a Barring Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) will be undertaken on successful applicants before an appointment is confirmed. This role is strictly subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS and references obtained prior to commencement of employment.

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Job Details

  • Queen's Park
  • £21.000 - £23.000 P/A
  • Part-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
  • Job reference:
GC-Sylvia's Happy Childcare

Contact Details

Sylwia Walkowiak

Telephone Number 02089602217
Bretsa Early Years Recruitment

Marylebone Nursery Nursing Service
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