Nursery Practitioner – Full Time

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

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Location: Derby

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

Are you a dedicated and caring individual with a passion for working with young children? We are seeking enthusiastic Nursery Practitioners to join our team and contribute to the positive development and well-being of children in our nursery.

Key Responsibilities:

– Create a stimulating and nurturing environment that supports children’s social, emotional, and intellectual development.

– Plan and implement age-appropriate activities and experiences that promote learning and curiosity.

– Foster positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.

– Observe and assess children’s progress, providing feedback and support to promote their individual growth and development.

– Maintain a safe and hygienic environment, following health and safety regulations and guidelines.


– Previous experience working in a nursery or early years setting is desirable but not essential.

– A genuine passion for working with children and supporting their learning and development.

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

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with children and adults.

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


– Competitive hourly rate (£12-£13 per hour), with opportunities for overtime and career progression.

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

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

– Generous holiday allowance and pension scheme.

If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a positive impact on the lives of young children, we would love to hear from you. Join our team as a Nursery Practitioner and play a key role in providing high-quality care and education to children in our nursery. Apply now to start your 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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