Nursery Practitioner - Level 3

  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Shipston-on-Stour CV36, UK
  • 26 Jun, 2024
Full time Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

Job Description

Nursery Practitioner

Permanent | 40 hours per week | Monday – Friday

Level 3 Childcare Qualification essential

Greenfields are part of the Family First Nurseries Group, whose nurseries are all uniquely different, but all have the same core focus; to offer outstanding care, with the safety and wellbeing of all our staff, children and parents being our number one priority.

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.

Nursery Practitioner main duties and responsibilities*:

  • Provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments, and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Understand and ensure that the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS are met.
  • Ensure the highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene in the nursery and promote these daily in every routine.
  • Undertake any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the nursery, and the safety and wellbeing of children, staff, and families.
  • Maintain strictly professional relationships and report any complaints or concerns to management in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Facilitate a strong key person approach to enable children to form secure attachments and cover all children daily when colleagues are absent.
  • Attend regular team meetings to ensure that you remain updated on key priorities, changes, developments and regularly review company policies and procedures.

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

Requirements and skills:

- Passion and commitment for working in childcare

- Ability to work shifts between 7.30-6.30pm Monday to Friday working 40 hours per week

- Commitment to continual development

- Have sound Knowledge of EYFS

NNEB, BTEC Nat Dip, CACHE Dip in Childcare, NVQ level 3, EY Educator



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.

*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

Greenfields Nursery School