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Early Years Practitioner

Job Description

We are looking for a hard-working and well knowledged candidate to start in September as a Early Years Practitioner. This is vital time for child development so the school needs someone to hit the ground running and raise attainment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a supportive school environment and make a real impact on children's early development.

Key Benefits:

  • Work in an Ofsted-rated "Good" school known for its nurturing and inclusive environment.
  • Join a collaborative team dedicated to high-quality early years education.
  • Benefit from ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Competitive salary through Dunbar Education.


  • Relevant qualifications (Level 2/3 Early Years Educator or equivalent).
  • Experience working with young children in an educational setting.
  • Strong understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Plan and deliver engaging and age-appropriate activities that promote children's learning and development.
  • Observe and assess children's progress, keeping accurate records and sharing insights with colleagues and parents.
  • Create a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Support children's social and emotional development, building positive relationships with them and their families.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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