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Early Years Practitioner

Job Description

Early Years Practitioner

Location: St. Albans

Contract Type: 20-Week Temporary-to-Permanent Contract

Company: Dunbar Education

Job Description:

Are you a passionate Early Years Practitioner looking for a rewarding opportunity in St. Albans? Dunbar Education is currently seeking a dedicated Early Years Practitioner to join our team in a temporary-to-permanent role. This exclusive opportunity will allow you to positively impact young children's lives and become an integral part of a thriving educational community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging and age-appropriate learning activities for children in the early years.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment that fosters children's development, well-being, and creativity.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and parents to support each child's individual learning journey.
  • Maintain accurate records of children's progress and communicate effectively with parents and guardians.
  • Promote positive behaviour and social skills among children.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant safeguarding and health and safety regulations.
  • Contribute to the overall positive ethos of the setting.


  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working as an Early Years Practitioner.
  • Passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of relevant safeguarding and health and safety procedures.
  • DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain one).


  • Competitive pay based on experience.
  • Opportunity for a permanent role after the initial 20-week contract.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • Exclusive role through Dunbar Education.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated Early Years Practitioner with a passion for nurturing young minds and positively impacting their early education, we want to hear from you! To apply for this exclusive role through Dunbar Education, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Dunbar Education is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.