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Nursery Practitioner

Job Description

Nursery Practitioner

We have a rewarding role in a nursery in Burnham which is a vibrant and nurturing early years setting committed to providing high-quality care and education for young children. This role requires a passion for early childhood development, understanding child development, ability to build relationships, adhere to safety and welfare guidelines, and be creative and resourceful.


  • Engage and supervise children in various play-based activities, fostering their physical, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework to plan and deliver age-appropriate learning experiences that stimulate curiosity and creativity.
  • Create a safe and inclusive environment where children feel valued, respected, and supported in their individual interests and needs.
  • Establish positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues, maintaining open communication and sharing progress and concerns as appropriate.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education or Childcare (e.g., CACHE Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education).
  • Understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and its application in early years settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Patience, creativity, and a genuine passion for working with young children.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training in early years education and childcare.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Making a positive impact on the lives of young children during their crucial early years.

If this position is not quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know someone who is looking for a new role in education, we pay up to £250 in referrals!

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

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