Qualified Nursery Practitioner - Early Years Educator Level 3

  • Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries Ltd
  • Chalfont St Peter, UK
  • 28 Mar, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse Nursery Assistant/Early Years Assistant

Job Description

Nursery Practitioner / Early Years Educator  (Level 2 or 3) - up to £27,040 + £500 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.

Our lovely nursery is located at 29 High Street, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9QE.  Situated in the heart of the village, this newly renovated building has been especially designed to provide beautiful rooms, fantastic resources and exciting gardens that offer wonderful learning opportunities both inside and outside.  .  Our fabulous team of staff ensure that our children flourish and leave fully prepared for the next adventure ahead.

Capacity: 70 Place Nursery (3 months to 4 years)

1 x Baby Room (0-2 years x 18 places)

1 x Toddler Room (2-3 years x 24)

1 x Pre-School Room (3-4 years x 28 places)

Opening Times: 7.30am – 6.30pm

What you will bring to the role as our Nursery Nurse / Nursery Practitioner:

  • Full & Relevant Early Years Level 2, 3 or above Qualification
  • Previous experience of  working with children, ideally as an Early Years Educator, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Assistant or Nursery Nurse
  • 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.

If you think you could be our new Nursery Practitioner  / Nursery Nurse / Early Years Educator at our Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire based nursery, please 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)


Why should you join our Award Winning nursery group?

  • £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!*
  • Monthly Staff Prize Draw

Nursery Name

Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries - Chalfont St Peter