Nursery Practitioner (Level 3)

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent DE13, UK
  • 13 May, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

Job Description

Footsteps Nursery Fradley

Permanent | 40 hours per week | Monday – Friday

£23,920 per annum

Full and Relevant Level 3 Childcare Qualification is essential

About Us:

It would suit a candidate who could drive- due to the location of the nursery. This converted barn building is set in a beautiful rural location surrounded by fields, this setting boasts large outdoor play environments suitable for all weather conditions. Our nursery, rated Good by Ofsted (March 2023), is a converted barn building which is set in a beautiful rural location; where children from birth to 5 years can explore, learn, and develop through the many activities and resources available to promote learning through play. We love the great outdoors, and our nursery features open spaces for our children, they also experience outdoor learning in our bespoke forest school facility.

We are: Defined by Family. We’re a family by name, and we’re a family by nature too. We are defined in many different ways, by many different people. Different cultures. Different ideas. Different ages, genders and skillsets. Whilst every individual will have their own definition of family, these definitions all come together to show Family First for who we are.

This position would suit an experienced Nursery Practitioner who has previously worked in a similar environment caring for children aged between 0 – 5 years and is looking for an exciting career opportunity.

Essential Criteria - Qualifications/Experience:

- Full and relevant 3 Childcare Qualification - Essential

- Over 1 year's experience working in Early Years - Essential

- Sound knowledge of Ofsted expectations to achieve a Good or Outstanding rating - Desirable

- Knowledge of the statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements - Essential

- Fluent in written and spoke to English - Essential

All positions are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duty.

Footsteps Nursery Fradley is part of the Family First Group where we take great care to treat everyone as a person, with equal rights and responsibilities to any other individual, whether they are an adult or a child. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families according to their individual needs. Discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin, or political belief has no place within the Family First Group. 



Rewards and Benefits*

- 50% off nursery fees for our team member’s children and up to 25% for grandchildren/friends/families

- Annual pay review to ensure competitive salary

- Progression plans for all staff

- Team fun days and award events to thank and celebrate our wonderful teams

- Employee assistance helpline offering confidential counselling and advisory service from qualified and trained experts 24/7, including face to face counselling sessions where needed

*All perks are pro-rota for part time staff and subject to successful completion of probationary period. These perks may be subject to further conditions and can be withdrawn or reviewed at the discretion of the company.

Nursery Name

Footsteps Nursery Fradley