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Nursery Practitioner

Job Description

Are you passionate about early childhood education and looking for an opportunity to make a difference?

We are excited to announce a full-time Nursery Practitioner position at a highly regarded primary school in Bedford, rated "Good" by Ofsted. Starting in September, this role offers a chance to be part of a dedicated team committed to providing exceptional care and education to our youngest learners.

Role Overview: As a Nursery Practitioner, your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering high-quality care and educational activities for children aged 0-5 years.
  • Planning and implementing engaging and age-appropriate activities following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
  • Creating a nurturing, safe, and stimulating environment for all children.
  • Building positive relationships with children, parents, and staff members.
  • Observing and documenting children's progress to meet their individual needs.
  • Supporting the social, emotional, and physical development of each child.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., Level 3 in Childcare, Early Years Educator).
  • Previous experience working with young children in a nursery or early years setting.
  • Strong knowledge of the EYFS framework.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A genuine passion for early years education and child development.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work in an Ofsted-rated "Good" school with excellent resources and facilities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young children.

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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