Nursery Practitioner - Level 3

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • 24 Jun, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

Job Description

Poppies Holmer Green Day Nursery & Pre-School who are part of the Family First Group are looking for a Early Years Practitioner to join their team in the Pre School and provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development. To fit the criteria for the role of Early Years Practitioner you will need to have a full and relevant childcare qualification and to be able to work full days in the nursery, all year round. Salary up to £26,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.

Q, Why work at Poppies Holmer Green Day Nursery & Pre-School?

A, Our nursery has recently been refurbished and we have a large outdoor area with access to forest school, we also have chickens on site! We pride ourselves on having a friendly environment which you can see and feel from our Facebook page.

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will:

  • Provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments, and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every child, staff, parent, and visitor at all times.
  • 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.
  • Implement positive partnerships with parents/carers thorough handover on daily collection and encourage their involvement in the nursery.

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

As Early Years Practitioner, you will need:

  • Full and relevant Level 3 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’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

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.

Poppies Holmer Green Day Nursery & Pre-School 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.



Family First benefits include annual leave starting at 24 days on top of a paid birthday day off and bank holidays. On top of this we have discounted nursery fees for all our teams, friends and family, access to a discount/perks platform with exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you.

Nursery Name

Poppies Holmer Green