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 Nurse- Surbiton Day Nursery (Full Time)

    Surbiton, London (Greater) £13,500-£18,000 per annum + excellent incentives and benefits Asquith Day Nurseries

    Your Asquith career could start right here! Currently looking for outstanding practitioners to join our Surbiton Day Nursery

    • 9 days ago

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    North West London Up to £18,000 dependent on experience Blue Butterfly Montessori

    Blue Butterfly Montessori is a modern established Nursery in the heart of affluent Pinner Village, North-West London. We are looking for high calib...

    • 16 days ago

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  • Early Years Professional for Maternity Cover

    Tufnell Park Salary will be between £22 000 & £26 000 depending on qualifications and experience Les Petites Etoiles

    Looking for experienced NNEB, EYPS or QTS to join our friendly team for maternity cover at Les Petites Etoiles

    • 17 days ago

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  • Nursery Nurse for Primary School

    Waltham Forest £15300 per annum Academics Ltd

    A new opportunity to work in a school for a Nursery Nurse with excellent 2-3 year olds experience. A Waltham Forst Primary School have oppened up a...

    • 1 day ago

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  • NurseryNurse/Early Years Graduate

    Tower Hamlets £70 per day Academics Ltd

    An Outstanding Primary School in Tower Hamlets has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Nursery NUrse or Early Years Graduate to work in the...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Practitioner with a Level 2 or 3 Early Years qualification

    South London £7.50 - £8.26 per hour dependent on experience Cavendish Lodge Nursery School

    If you are nurturing, enthusiastic and ambitious with a Level 2 or 3 Early Years qualification, we would like you to join our team.

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Nurse - Edinburgh Day Nursery

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh £14,500 - £16,000 Asquith Day Nurseries

    We are pleased to be recruiting for a nursery nurse to join the team at our Edinburgh Day Nursery.

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Practitioners and Nursery Nurse

    Morden SM4, Camberwell SE5 London £14,000- £19,000 Dependeing on experience Mini Treasures Day Nurseries

    MTN requires experienced and qualified staff with excellent inter-personal skills; who enjoy working with children with the ability to do E...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Room Leader

    Barnet £19500 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A nursery in the Enfield area ,is looking for a Nursery Room Leader.

    • 1 day ago

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  • Qualified Nursery Nurses - Epsom

    Epsom, Surrey Up to £16,000 plus childcare discount and other benefits CG Recruitment

    Currently seeing Qualified Level 2/3 Nursery Nurses to join a fantastic existing team for a nursery based in Epsom The nursery offer many benefi...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Room Leader

    Reigate £18500 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A nursery in the Reigate area is looking for a Nursery Room Leader.

    • 1 day ago

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  • Early Years Manager - Midlands and Yorkshire

    Several counties across the UK, please check website for details Between £275 - £350 per week depending on experience Super Camps Ltd

    We are looking for confident individuals to manage all the Early Years aspects of a children's activity day camp during the school holidays alongsi...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Senior Nursery Nurse

    Nearest underground is Totteridge & Whetstone on the Northern Line. £16-£19k depending on experience and qualifications Academy 4 Kids

    Senior Practitioner required, competitive salary. Career opportunities to progress in a happy well established nursery.

    • 1 day ago

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  • Early Years Manager - South

    Several counties across the UK, please check website for details Between £275 - £350 per week depending on experience Super Camps Ltd

    We are looking for confident individuals to manage all the Early Years aspects of a children's activity day camp during the school holidays alongsi...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Early Years Manager - London and East of England

    Several counties across the UK, please check website for details Between £275 - £350 per week depending on experience Super Camps Ltd

    We are looking for confident individuals to manage all the Early Years aspects of a children's activity day camp during the school holidays alongsi...

    • 1 day ago

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Woking £14500 - £15000 per annum Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    Bright Horizons are now recruiting Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurses, to come and be a part of an exciting opportunity to work in our brand new Brig...

    • 2 days ago
  • Nursery Practitioner

    Nunhead, London £14,000-£17,000 dependent on experience Mother Goose Nursery Ltd

    Mother Goose Nursery are looking for a Nursery Practitioner with level 2 or 3 in childcare

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner and Nursery Assistants, Part-Time

    Hampstead, Northwest London Negotiable Jobfinders

    Jobfinders are currently recruiting an Early Years Practitioner and Nursery Assistants for a private day nursery in Hampstead, Northwest London ...

    • 2 days ago
  • Nursery Nurses

    Kent and South East London Salary will be dependant of previous experience and responsibilities. Townsend Montessori Nurseries Ltd

    We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated and passionate staff to join the staff teams across our nurseries in Kent and South East London.

    • 2 days ago
  • Nursery Teacher

    Wimbledon SW19 3QX £22,000 - £27,000 Willows Preschool

    Exciting opportunities at Willows Pre-School Wimbledon.

    • 2 days ago
  • Nursery Nurse needed in St Pauls/Farringdon

    London (Central), London (Greater) £16,000 minimum (++) Shine & Marylebone Services

    Qualified nursery staff for a full time role in Faringdon/St Pauls area. Min salary offer £16,000, can be over £18,000 for an experienced candidate.

    • 2 days ago
  • Nursery Teacher

    Camden £20000 - £27000 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A private day care Nursery in the Camden area is looking to recuit a Nursery Teacher specializing in teaching the under 5's.

    • 2 days ago
  • Third in Charge

    Woking £17000 - £19000 per annum Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    Bright Horizons are now recruiting a Third in Charge, to be a part of an exciting opportunity to work in our brand new Bright Horizons Day Nursery ...

    • 2 days ago
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