Early Years Teacher

Job Title: Early Years Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Islington
Salary: 23,720-26,000
Start Date: September 2020
Reference: EYT - Islington
Contact Name: Mario D'Apice
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2020 13:40

Job Description

Are you an experienced Early Years Teacher? Looking for a new full-time position? If so, please read on.


Position: Early Years Teacher


Salary: £23,720 - £26,000


Hours: Permanent, Full time, 40 hours per week


Location: Islington, North London


Responsible to: Managing Director and Deputy Manager


I am currently working with a lovely “Outstanding” rated Nursery in the Islington area. They are looking to appoint an Early Years Teacher, to start in September 2020, on a permanent basis. The role is a full-time role, working 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday.


This nursery setting is an easy commute for those living in North London area and is only a short walk away from both Archway and Upper Holloway tube stations. Local bus routes are also available.


You MUST have the following –


  • EYFS qualification or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in the written and spoken English language
  • Extensive knowledge of and act in accordance with current legal and statutory frameworks, policies, and procedures


Purpose of job role –


  • Lead effective implementation and continues improvement of Early Years Foundation Stage and any other legal and statutory frameworks
  • Lead assessment and delivery of best practice in all areas of the curriculum indoors and outdoors
  • Develop strategies to improve performance and implement effective development plans for improvement
  • To be responsible for planning and delivery of an inclusive curriculum suitable to meet the needs of all children
  • To direct and support staff as agreed with the Management team


Main responsibilities –


  • Lead the educational provision of the nursery for children from 3 months to 5 years
  • Promote the high standards of the nursery at all times to parents, staff and visitors
  • Oversee the day to day provision of education for all children with special educational needs who attend working with the settings SENCO
  • Work in partnership with Parent/Carers and staff to ensure a high standard of care and education
  • To support and monitor planning systems for indoor and outdoor learning and implement best practice
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate high quality, learning environment which provides challenging child-led and adult-initiated opportunities, both indoors and outdoors
  • To train staff in writing  progress check at age two and other reports and oversee the delivery of children’s progress reports
  • To support the implementation and delivery of a school readiness program
  • Be responsible for implementing and monitoring systems of observation to enable children’s progress and achievements to be regularly and effectively assessed and recorded
  • Deliver CPD sessions in staff meetings and Inset Days
  • Organise educational excursions and visits for children
  • Notify the Nursery Manager or Deputy Manager of any concerns or issues regarding policies, procedures or operational practice
  • Attend relevant training/conferences/meetings to support professional development, keeping up to date with childcare/education practice and cascading to staff team
  • To undertake any duties set by the management team that will assist in the day-to-day running of the nursery


Skills and Qualities –


  • Motivate and lead a team
  • Experience in guiding others, delegating tasks and being a good role model
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Be Positive and forward thinking
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess creativity and imagination
  • To be supportive and have empathy towards others


Salary is negotiable depending on your qualifications and experience. – £23,720 - £26,000 per annual - depending on how much experience you have within a nursery.


All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Check *all positions are subject to a clean DBS; 2 references and salaries are based on your experience and qualifications.


Please send your CV as soon as possible to discuss the opportunities available and to arrange an interview for as soon as you are available.