Nursery Practitioner - Level 2

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Marlow SL7, UK
  • 12 Jun, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

Job Description

Want to join a new team? Work in a newly refurbished building full of new and exciting resources? Where you will be made to feel welcome and special and where you can have fun every day?

The Marlow Riley Park opens its doors this Autumn - come and join our new team and grow with us! We are part of a large group of Nurseries, which provides opportunities for great salary packages, benefits, employee rewards and occasional bonuses! The Nursery has been freshly refurbished to welcome the new team and new families and is under new Nursery Management. You can expect a great annual leave package, increasing with long service and we also give you your birthday off. We offer a minimum of 50% off your own childcare fees and also offer discounts to your family and friends! If you are looking to start now, we can complete your induction in one of our neighbouring Nurseries, twinned with the exciting opportunity to open all of the new resources and create your new nursery environments.

As Nursery Practitioner, you will:

  • Ensure that each child’s individual needs are met and a high standard of professional care and education is delivered in a caring, safe and secure environment in which all children can play, learn and develop
  • Observe, assess and plan an interesting, stimulating and challenging range of early years activities which supports each child’s individual learning and development needs and abilities
  • Engage as a professional member of the team, exhibiting a flexible attitude and willingness to develop new skills
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are read, applied, reviewed regularly and adhered to by all
  • Follow risk assessments diligently and report all health and safety matters to management
  • Enhance the all-around daily needs of children, including their physical, intellectual, social and emotional development

*Duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added.

As Nursery Practitioner, you will need:

  • Full and relevant Level 2 childcare qualification - essential
  • Fluent in written and spoken English - essential
  • Over 1 year’s experience of working in Early Years - desirable
  • Knowledge of the Statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements - desirable

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.

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.

We are: Defined by Family

The Marlow Riley Park 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.


  • Annual leave starts at 24 days on top of a paid birthday day off and public bank holidays.
  • Annual pay review to ensure competitive salary.
  • Team fun days and award events to thank and celebrate our wonderful teams.
  • 50% off nursery fees for our team member’s children and up to 25% for grandchildren/friends/families.
  • Employee assistance helpline offering confidential counselling and advisory service from qualified and trained experts 24/7.
  • Exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you.

Nursery Name

The Marlow Riley Park