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Job Vacancy: Early Years Practitioner (Level 2)


Full Time


01487 832 501

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Sawtry Day Nursery is currently seeking a Level 2 Qualified Nursery Practitioner to join our team.

As a Nursery Practitioner you will be developing your understanding of the importance of providing a high level of care and education for children attending the nursery, and gaining confidence in identifying and meeting the individual needs of the children at nursery. You will be developing your skills in promoting positive working relationships with the children, staff, parents and carers.

You will be qualified to level 3 qualification in Childcare with relevant experience in supporting children’s learning and development in line with Development Matters.


You will have the following experience, skills and attributes:

  • Have a full and relevant level 2 qualification in Childcare.

  • Be an inspiring practitioner with a sound knowledge of child development.

  • Be proficient in leading the delivery of all aspects of teaching and learning.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Work effectively as part of the team


As Nursery Practitioner role responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking Continuous Professional Development and using this learning to develop practice.

  • Working harmoniously as part of a team, ensuring a consistent approach and a desire for the very best outcomes for children.

  • Taking on the role of designated key person for a group of children.

  • Observing, planning and assessing children’s learning and development in line with Development Matters.

  • Supporting positive and robust partnership with parents.

As part of the team you will eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid bank holidays

  • Discounted childcare at our settings

  • Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.

  • Pension scheme

  • Cooked lunch when on duty (small charge)

  • Uniform provided

Sawtry Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check and up to date references will be required for this role.

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