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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  • 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

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  • Nursery Practitioner (Barking and Dagenham)

    Barking and Dagenham £8.41 to £9.62 per hour London Early Years Foundation

    Salary: £8.41 to £9.62 per hour Qualification: Level 2 & Level 3 in Childcare Description: Achieved your Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare? L...

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  • Early Years Teacher / Room leader

    Balham, London Up to 27k depending on experience Baby Room Nanny Agency

    Room Leader / Teacher role available for our well resourced, large layout Pre-School setting in Balham

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    Canary Wharf, London Competitive salary + excellent training and development Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    Let today be the start of something new. We have exciting vacancies in the heart of Canary Wharf.

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    Nursery nurse URGENTLY needed for Dubai for ASAP start - Earn up to 10,000AED TAX FREE with benefits! Cache Level 3 welcome!!

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  • Nursery Key Person

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    We need an experienced Nursery Key Person, for aged 2.5 to 4.5 children, to provide excellent care and education for our children

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  • Nursery Nurses - Barnes - London

    Barnes £14000 - £16000 per annum Bamboo Childcare

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  • SEND Nursery Nurse - Timperley - 30 - 35hrs

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    SEND Nursery Nurse required in Timperley near Altrincham working 30 - 35hrs a week. Our client are an 'outstanding' setting in Timperley and are c...

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  • Early Years Practitioner, Part-time, £10-£11.50hr

    Kilburn £10 - £11.50 per hour, Benefits: Part-time and term time hours Bamboo Childcare

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  • Nursery Practitioner/Assistant All levels

    Beckenham, London (Greater) Competitive Bellissima Nurseries Ltd

    We are looking for all levels of professionally qualified nursery staff

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  • Nursery nurse Hemel Hempstead

    Windsor £15000 - £16500 per annum Bamboo Childcare

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    Hemel Hempstead £15000 - £16000 per annum Bamboo Childcare

    Would you like to be a nursery nurse within a beautiful nursery with a huge outdoor area in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire . This is a chance...

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  • Nursery nurse - Finchley

    Finchley £14500 - £16500 per annum Bamboo Childcare

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  • Nursery Nurse - Colindale

    Colindale £15000 - £17000 per annum Bamboo Childcare

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  • Early Years Teacher

    Dubai, UAE Competitive tax free salary packages Learning Tree Nursery

    We are hiring qualified British early years teachers. In accordance with UAE law, only female applications may apply.

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    Wimbledon SW19, Wimbledon Underground and Main Line. Competitive Playdays Nurseries

    Our fantastic nursery is looking to recruit a Qualified Practitioner (NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent) to join our thriving team in a great setting...

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    Richmond upon Thames £16000 - £18500 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A nursery in Richmond is looking for a Nursery Nurse and a Room Leader to join their team.

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    Borehamwood, Hertfordshire £17-19k dep on experience ABC Nursery Recruitment

    Level 3 Nursery Nurses needed for modern new setting in Herts. Fantastic role for someone who is passionate about their work. Roles to start ASAP

  • Nursery Nurse - Level 3

    Tottenham Hale, London (Greater) £16-18k dep on experience ABC Nursery Recruitment

    Level 3 Nursery Nurses needed for expanding setting in East London. Fantastic roles in forward thinking setting. Positions to start ASAP so call now

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