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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  • Do you have a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage?

    Canary Wharf, London Unqualified -£16336.00 Qualified - £16488 - £20724.00. Little Unicorn Day Nursery

    If you have a creative mind and a passion for working with children then Little Unicorn Day Nurseries has exciting opportunities waiting for you!

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  • Nursery Teacher

    London, W11 1QS Dependent on qualifications & experience Chepstow House School and Little Chepstow Nursery

    This is a unique opportunity to join the Alpha Plus Group and a new, exciting and developing nursery school.

  • Early Years Teacher

    Abuja, Nigeria 12,000 – 20,000 GPB tax free Cradle to Crayon School

    An exciting Early Years teaching opportunity has come up in a school in Abuja, Nigeria

  • New Nursery Opening - All levels of staff Needed

    Islington, London (Greater) £17,000 to £24,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    We are very excited to be working with a new nursery which is due to open in September 2016 in the Islington area. We are recruiting for all levels...


  • Senior Nursery Nurse

    Surbiton, London (Greater) £17,000 to £20,000 + fantastic benefits Nuffield Health Day Nurseries

    Flexible working patterns,childcare discount, private healthcare, gym membership, spa discounts,internal training & career development


  • Temporary Nursery Nurse / Nursery Assistant

    South East London Up to £8.00 p/h Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    WE ARE RECRUITING – FOR AN IMMEDIATE START - TEMPORARY NURSERY ASSISTANTS We are currently working with a number of nurseries across South East Lon...


  • Nursery Nurse, Nursery Manager, Deputy Manager, Room Leader, Bank staff

    Clapham Town, London (Greater) 15-25K depending on experience 33 holiday days Baby Room Nanny Agency

    NVQ Level 3 or Degree level qualified Nursery Practitioners and Room Managers The Room Manager; NVQ level 3/5 or Degree level qualified


  • Early Years Assistant for Reception Class

    City of Westminster £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Key Worker for Reception Class - must be hughly motivated and keen to impress.


  • Early Years Teaching Assistant - Primary School

    Waltham Forest £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Experienced and bubbly Early Years Teaching Assistant / Nursery Nurse with ambition is required for successful school.


  • Deputy Manager (Curriculum Lead)

    Stoke Newington, Hackney £12.50 per hour Sandbrook Community Playgroup

    We are looking for an energetic and motivated Deputy Manager to lead on the curriculum at our friendly playgroup!


  • Nursery Nurse & Room Leader roles - across Greater Manchester

    Greater Manchester £14976 - £19000 per annum Bamboo Childcare

    We are currently sourcing permanent Nursery Nurses and Room leaders for various roles across Greater Manchester and Cheshire. Please find locatio...


  • Nursery Counselors, Youth Activities Counselors & Youth Activities Managers

    Worldwide Competitive Disney Cruise Line

    Disney Cruise Line is now recruiting for opportunities to work onboard our fleet in the Youth Activities department


  • Nursery Practitioner

    Muswell Hill, Finchley and Whetstone £17,056 - £19,136 depending on experience Magic Daycare Nurseries

    We are looking for high quality nursery practitioners to join our experienced teams at our nurseries in Muswell Hill, Whetstone and Finchley


  • Level 2 and 3 Nursery Nurse - Worsley

    Worsley £7.20 - £8.00 per hour Bamboo Childcare

    Level 2 and Level 3 Nursery Nurses required in Worsley. We are recruiting level 2 and level 3 qualified Nursery Nurses to join our client's...


  • Part-time Playworker

    Stoke Newington, Hackney £9.50 per hour Sandbrook Community Playgroup

    Sandbrook Community Playgroup is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated part-time playworker to join our friendly team from September 2016.


  • Nursery Room Leader

    Weybridge, Surrey up to £23k dep on exp and qualifications JEM Childcare Solutions

    An expereinced pre-school room leader / Early Years Teacher needed for lovely setting in Weybridge


  • Nursery Nurse for Primary School

    Mitcham £70 - £72 per day Academics Ltd

    Immediate start for an experienced spritely Nursery Nurse who is looking for a school where they can progress and move into a permanent contract fo...


  • Preschool Room Leader

    Richmond upon Thames £18500 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A nursery in Richmond is looking for a Preschool Room Leader to lead their Preschool Team. The company is a small organisation that has two nurseries.


  • Nursery Nurse

    Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater) Minimum £15,000 depending on experience and qualifications A & C Recruitment

    Nursery Nurse positions available to work at one of our clients based in Bromley Kent.


  • Nursery Room Leader

    Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater) Minimum £17,000 depending on experience and qualifications A & C Recruitment

    Nursery Room Leader position available to work at one of our clients based in Bromley Kent.


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