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Experienced Nursery Practitioner

Derby, Derbyshire
£12 - £13 per hour + Free CPD Courses, Pension
Education and Training
Full Time

Job Title: Experienced Nursery Practitioner

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £12-£13 per hour (dependent on experience)

Are you an experienced Nursery Practitioner looking for a rewarding role in early childhood education? We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our team and help provide exceptional care and support to young children in our nursery.

Key Responsibilities:

– Plan and deliver engaging activities that promote children’s development across all areas, including physical, emotional, social, and cognitive domains.

– Establish positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues, creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

– Conduct ongoing observations and assessments to track children’s progress and tailor activities to meet their individual needs and interests.

– Collaborate with parents/carers to share information, provide support, and ensure continuity of care between home and nursery.

– Maintain a clean, safe, and stimulating learning environment, adhering to health and safety regulations and best practices.


– Previous experience working as a Nursery Practitioner or Early Years Educator, with a strong understanding of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.

– Minimum Level 2 qualification in Early Years Education or equivalent (Level 3 desirable).

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with children, families, and colleagues.

– A nurturing and compassionate approach to childcare, with a genuine passion for supporting children’s learning and well-being.

– Commitment to continuous professional development and willingness to participate in training and learning opportunities.


– Competitive hourly rate (£12-£13 per hour), with the potential for overtime and performance-related bonuses.

– Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth within our organization.

– Supportive and collaborative working environment with a dedicated team of experienced professionals.

– Access to training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.

– Generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, and other employee benefits.

If you are an experienced Nursery Practitioner looking for a fulfilling role where you can make a positive impact on the lives of young children, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and become part of a caring and supportive community committed to providing high-quality early years education and care. Apply now to take the next step in your career journey with us!


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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