Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic part-time Nursery Practitioner to join our team on a permanent basis (term time only).

For the full job description and person specification, and to apply online, please click here to go to the United Learning Careers Website

Applicants must be able:

  • To promote the philosophy of ‘learning through play’.
  • To work within the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum framework.
  • To plan prepare and participate in a range of activities that promote each child’s physical, intellectual and emotional needs to enable each child to reach their full potential.
  • To participate in creating a child’s learning journey.
  • To implement activities which encourage linguistic and social interaction between the children and other adults.
  • To communicate with parents/carers about the day to day needs of the children by fostering parental involvement and encouraging positive parenting skills.
  • To help children acquire self-help skills including dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene.
  • To attend staff and department meetings as appropriate.
  • To help ensure that the nursery meets safety and hygiene requirements and to report any issues to a senior member of staff.
  • To be aware of and comply with the school to Child Protection Policy, Confidentiality Procedures and other Nursery Policies.
  • To keep up-to-date with the developments in childcare and parent education through regular training as appropriate.


  • Level 3 Childcare or equivalent
  • GCSEs A-C in English Language and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification


  • Experience or knowledge of working in a school environment
  • Experience of supporting working with young children


  • Good oral and written English
  • Administrative competence
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently and professionally with pupils, staff, parents
  • Confident use of ICT
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal Qualities

  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity
  • High degrees of self-confidence, personal energy and dynamism
  • Personal warmth, good rapport with pupils, colleagues and parents
  • Appropriate levels of personal presentation
  • The ability to see the best in everything
  • Team player
  • Flexibility

You must also have evidence of the right to work in the UK (i.e. Passport or working visa).  Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.  The School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made so please apply without delay.

For the full job description and person specification, and to apply online, please click here to go to the United Learning Careers Website