Nursery Practitioner - Early Years Educator - Qualified Level 2 or 3

  • Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries Ltd
  • Chalfont St Peter, UK
  • 11 Feb, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Nursery Practitioner (Level 2) - up to £23,504 + New Starter Bonus*

Nursery Practitioner (Level 3) - up to £25,688 + New Starter Bonus*

Are you a passionate and dedicated Nursery Practitioner?  If so, we would love you to join us and become part of our Hungry Caterpillar Family. Each day you’ll have the opportunity to bring fun, joy, smiles and laughter to the children whilst providing safe, high quality education, care and positive outcomes for each child. At Hungry Caterpillars, we embrace natural learning environments, a forest school approach to the great outdoors and learning through play. Our focus on professional development ensures that, you will be able to grow, flourish and reach your full potential too.

If this sounds like the perfect place for you, we would love to hear from you.

The nursery is located at 29 High Street, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9QE, in the heart of this vibrant village.  Our beautifully renovated character building has plenty to offer the children indoors and in our extensive outdoor areas.  Our team have a wonderful staff area away from the nursery rooms and with a dedicated kitchen fully stocked with drinks, snacks and the occasional treat.  The extensive amenities of the village are on our doorstep with cafes, shops, beauty salons and a lovely park close by.  

Why should you join our Award Winning nursery group?

  • Up to £500 New Starter Bonus* (paid in two instalments)
  • 50% off of childcare fees from day one*
  • Bupa Health Care package*
  • Refer a friend to our team / parent to our nursery bonuses
  • ‘The Caterpillar Academy’ – 5 annual fully paid training days; Online training portal; Full and Relevant Early Years Qualification courses; career progression with internal promotions supported
  • Annual ‘Superstar Awards Day’ to celebrate individual & team achievements
  • 28 days annual leave which includes bank holidays & a whole week break over Christmas plus an extra day for your birthday off work, fully paid!*

Experience / Qualifications - What you will bring to the role:

  • Full & Relevant Early Years Qualification
  • Previous experience of shaping little lives & positively impacting families
  • Great communication skills, including the ability to understand babble
  • sense of humour which allows you to see the silver lining of every situation and have fun each and every day.
  • A team player with the ability to be flexible to the needs of the children and the team.
  • A passion for a play based approach to children’s learning and development
  • Commitment – even to reach the end of that story that has been interrupted 5 times
  • Patience & passion, enabling you to build effective & lasting relationships that will reward you with love, pride & a sense of achievement you won’t find in other roles!

Key Information:

  • Standard working hours are 40 hrs per week over 5 days, Monday to Friday, around the current shift system.
  • Caterpillar Flexible Working Option:

You will have the option to work your 40 hrs over 4 days, giving you an extra day off each week.   Time off is essential to retain your motivation, enthusiasm and a great work life balance..

If you think you could be our new Nursery Practitioner, apply today or get in touch with us to find out more about what the Hungry Caterpillar family can offer you!

*(T&C's apply)

  • Up to £500 New Starter Bonus* (paid in two instalments)
  • 50% off of childcare fees from day one*
  • Bupa Health Care package*

Nursery Name

Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries - Chalfont St Peter