Early Years Practitioners

Job Title: Early Years Practitioners
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon
Salary: £19,000-£21,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AT - 232
Contact Name: Andrea Tyler
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 13:59

Job Description

StaffBank are recruiting on behalf of a nursery in Croydon to find enthusiastic and motivated nursery practitioners to join their team. Salary starts at £19,000 and they have many other benefits including a uniform, 28 days holiday, company pension and much more.

This Nursery is looking for a Room Leader, Level 2 and Level 3 Practitioners to join their team.  The setting is operational for 51 weeks of the year and is open Monday to Friday, from 08.00 -18.00 (40hrs a week) and caters for up to 62 children aged 3 months to 5 years.  The Nursery is situated in a large detached house and is equipped with age-appropriate toys.  There are 4 play rooms and a large enclosed outdoor garden. The Setting is easily accessible and has great transport links.

Exciting benefits include:

  • Room Leader        }
  • Level 3                  } £19,000 - £21,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Level 2                  }
  • Uniform
  • 28 days holiday
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Great career progression
  • Excellent Transport links
  • Dedicated support from the management team
  • Pension Scheme


Your role will include:

  • Ensuring all the children reach their highest potential throughout their development
  • Providing high quality care for the children within the setting
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with children and parents
  • Implementing the EYFS curriculum and leading planning meetings
  • Providing exciting activities for all the children
  • Completing observations, planning and any additional paperwork for your key children, daily records/accident forms
  • Working effectively in a team, assisting and supporting other staff within the setting  
  • Discussing the children’s progress with their parents or guardians
  • Following the Nursery policies and procedures throughout the setting
  • Ensuring the children have a safe and stimulating environment
  • Attending parent and staff meetings
  • Supporting children with additional needs and IEP’s
  • Being flexible within their role, supporting the setting where required, as well as contributing to domesticated chores within the setting

All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 2/3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • At least 2 years relevant experience within an Early Years setting
  • The ability to work within a large team
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS/Foundation Stage
  • Great communication skills


If you feel you would like to be considered for the above position, get in contact today. You can either send your CV or call us, we do have a 24 hour on call facility should you wish to speak outside of your working hours.


** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references **

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **