Early Years Teachers jobs

Early years teachers (or nursery school teachers) teach children between the ages of three and five, in nursery schools and reception classes.

Early years teachers develop resources such as games, puzzles and visual aids for use within the nursery and organise and share a wide range of activities with the children.

Specifically Early years teachers are responsible for:

•developing confidence and language skills •encouraging creativity •numeracy and literacy •helping to develop social skills •encourage and develop acceptable behaviour

Early years teachers must also:

•take into account issues of multilingualism and multiculturalism •take into account individual children's health or disability problems •observe and assess each child so as to tailor learning opportunities correctly •ensure child safety •keep records, write reports and complete assessment profiles •organise the work of teaching assistants and parent volunteers

Teachers in state schools work 39 weeks a year. Part-time and temporary (supply) work is possible.

A newly qualified teacher usually earns £21,102 a year (£26,000 in inner London). A nursery head can earn around £42,000 to £52,000 depending on the size, kind and location of the school.

Early years teachers work in state maintained and independent nursery schools, nursery classes in primary schools and children's centres.

To teach in a state nursery school or department within a state primary school a teaching qualification is required. In addition, a degree in early years teaching, early childhood studies, education studies or psychology with the emphasis on young children can be useful. Before working with children, applicants undergo checks through the Criminal Records Bureau and register with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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  • Room Supervisor / Early Years Teacher (EYT)

    Highbury N5 and Archway N19 Salary £24,000 (depending on experience) Little Angels Day Nursery & Pre-Prep Schools

    Room Supervisor/Early Years Teacher-One Year Maternity Cover

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Hitchin, Hertfordshire £14,000 - £17,000 dependant on experience Millennium First Steps Nursery Ltd

    This is the ideal opportunity for someone who has passion and enthusiasm to work with children and to help support a busy nursery

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  • Nursery Practitioners & Room Leaders

    Clapham, London (Greater) Pay highly competitive and dependant on qualifications and experience Woodentops Nurseries

    We are looking for friendly, passionate and qualified Nursery Practitioners & Room Leaders

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  • Room Leader- Hendon Day Nursery

    NW4 3DE £16,000-£17,000 Asquith Day Nurseries

    At Hendon Day Nursery we value our employees who have enabled us to grow into one of the best nurseries in the area. Come and join our fun nursery!

  • Nursery Nurse for Primary School

    Hammersmith and Fulham £70 - £75 per day Academics Ltd

    Nursery Class with enthusiasm, knowledge and committment wanted for a Hammersmith and Fulham Primry School. Based in the Nursery Class but suportin...

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  • Nursery Room Manager Urgently Required - Bushey, Hertfordshire

    Bushey, Hertfordshire £18,000 to £20,000 pa Purple Dove Childcare Recruitment

    SETTING: Private Day Nursery in Bushey, Hertfordshire LOCATION: Bushey, Hertfordshire ROLE: Room Manager SALARY: £18,000 to £20,000 pa CONTRACT: Fu...

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  • Nursery Nurses and Senior Nursery Nurses - Across Buckinghamshire

    Buckinghamshire Up to £19,890 pa (depending on role and experience) Purple Dove Childcare Recruitment

    SETTING: Private Day Nursery CONTRACT: Full time permanent SALARY: Up to £19,980 pa for Senior Nursery Nurse and up to £17,750 pa for Nursery Nurse...

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  • Room Leader - Richmond Day Nursery

    Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) £19,000 - £20,000 Asquith Day Nurseries

    Looking for a bright new start? Let us help you shine!

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  • Graduate in Early Years - Primary School Role

    Hackney £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Ambitious Early Years Graduate Nursery Nurse required for Hackney school.

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    South Wimbledon, London £14,500K - £18,000(depending on experience and qualification) Wimbledon Day Nursery

    We are looking for multiple applicants to join our team who is passionate about childcare and who will be dedicated to providing the highest level ...

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  • Nursery Practitioners & Room Leaders

    Clapham, London (Greater) Pay highly competitive and dependant on qualifications and experience Woodentops Nurseries

    We are looking for friendly, passionate and qualified Nursery Practitioners & Room Leaders

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    Nearest underground/DLR stations Custom House, Canning Town. Buses 147, 241, 300, 325, 473 Up to £19,999 Clever Cloggs Day Nursery

    We are seeking to recruit full time and term time only qualified nursery practitioners.

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  • Room Leader

    N8 8RG, London (Greater) £19500 Tigerlily Childcare

    Experienced and professional Room Leaders required for both the Baby and Toddler Room of this wonderful, well resourced North West London Nursery. ...

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  • Nursery Nurse, Exeter

    Exeter £14000 - £16000 per annum Bamboo Childcare

    We are recruiting for a great nursery based in Exeter whom are looking for Nursery Nurses. the setting is a great provision that is part...

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  • Early years Teacher

    Pinner, Middlesex £20,800 - £27,000 Oak Lee Montessori School

    Early Years Teacher required for busy 95 place Montessori Nursery

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  • Nursery Workers/Early Years Practitioners (level 2 or 3)

    Swiss Cottage Community Centre 10200 per annum for 38 weeks a year-24 hours a week Swiss Cottage Community Association

    SCCA Early Years Practitioner. To apply please email a covering letter and CV to Angela@yourswiss.org

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  • Nursery Nurse for Primary School

    Waltham Forest £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Organised, confident Nursery Nurse who is not afraid of suggesting new ideas and discussing new plans for the class.

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  • Summer Nanny Jobs Abroad in Children’s Clubs & Villas

    Various locations across the Mediterranean Competitive Scott Dunn

    An exciting opportunity to join our overseas team and care for children aged 4 months to 13 years

  • Activity Camp Leader

    Exmouth, Devon Fantastic opportunity to earn some extra money in the holidays In2Action

    Do you want to have a fun activity based job in the school holidays? Working with children will be rewarding and entertaining.

  • Childcare Team Member

    Lake Windermere, Skegness, Isle of Wight Competitive In2Action

    We are looking for enthusiastic childcare professionals to deliver our early year activity programme in some of the biggest UK holiday parks.

  • Overseas Crèche Coordinator

    Costa Del Sol, Cyprus, Rhodes, Kos, Portugal, Ibiza, Mallorca, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Turkey Competitive In2Action

    We are looking for organised and passionate childcare workers to lead our Crèche Teams over season.

  • Overseas Crèche Team Member

    Costa Del Sol, Cyprus, Rhodes, Kos, Portugal, Ibiza, Mallorca, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Turkey Competitive In2Action

    Working abroad with In2action is a fantastic opportunity to combine a rewarding job with the chance to explore new countries.

  • Nursery Nurse

    Hertfordshire £14000 - £16000 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A Nursery in Rothamstead in looking for a Nursery Nurse to join their team. You must hold a level 3 qualification in Early Years and you must have...

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