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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  • Early Years Practitioner

    Guildford, Surrey £18,000 dependent on qualifications & experience Drayton House School

    We are seeking an experienced Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

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  • Nursery Practitioner (BABY ROOM 8-18 months)

    Clapham, London £18,000 dependent on qualifications and experience Woodentops Nurseries

    We are looking for a friendly, passionate and qualified Nursery Practitioner to join the baby room (8-18 months)

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  • Learning Support Assistant – TA3

    Hastings, TN35 5DB £15,129 – £15,762 per annum Ore Village Primary Academy

    Are you passionate about children’s learning; patient & committed to understanding the needs of every child or children with whom you work?

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  • Nanny

    France, Austria & Italy Seasonal Benefits Package Workaseason

    We are seeking an Esprit Overseas Nanny

  • Nursery Practitioner (BABY ROOM 8-18 months)

    Clapham, London £18,000 dependent on qualifications and experience Woodentops Nurseries

    We are looking for a friendly, passionate and qualified Nursery Practitioner to join the baby room (8-18 months)

  • Nursery Teacher, 1 year to 5 year olds

    South West London £18,000 to £25,000 Pippa Pop-ins

    We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and experienced Nursery Teachers to work with children aged 1 year to 5 years.

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  • Nursery Nurse - Preschool

    Blackheath, London (Greater) Excellent Salary Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Level 3 Nursery Nurse to work in an amazing and reputable nursery in Blackheath, S...

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  • Nursery Nurse - Level 2 or 3

    Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater) £14-16,000 per annum Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    An excellent opportunity, to work for a prestigious nursery in the Bromley/Shortlands area, for a qualified and experienced Level 2 or 3 Early Year...

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  • Level 3 Nursery Nurse

    Putney £17-20k Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    We are working with a wonderful nursery in Putney who are looking for a Level 3 Nursery Nurse to constantly provide a high standard of care for eac...

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  • Baby Room Leader

    Wimbledon £18-20K Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment is working closely in partnership with a well-established day care nursery to help recruit for a Baby Room Leader...

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  • Level 2 and 3 Early Years Practitioners

    North London £16K to £17.5K salary, flexible depending on experience Angel Place Nursery

    We are currently recruiting for experienced full-time & casual practitioners with Levels 2/3 to become part of our dedicated staff team

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  • Nursery Nurse

    St Albans, Hertfordshire £16,000 per annum StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    A highly regarded Nursery in the St Albans area is currently recruiting a Level Three Practitioner to work in their Pre-School Unit. Open 52 weeks ...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Raynes Park, London (Greater) £15,000-£17,000 StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    Are you looking for a new and exciting part time Nursery Nurse role? We have the position for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a part time ...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Ashtead, Surrey £14,000 - £16,000 StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    Well established nursery situated in Ashtead is looking for an enthusiastic Nursery Nurse to join their dedicated team. The setting is operational ...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Hounslow (City/Town), London (Greater) Competitive StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    Do you have a passion for Early Years Development? If so StaffBank Recruitment Ltd can help! We are currently seeking professional Nursery Nurses t...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Ashford, Surrey £15,000 per annum StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    A well-established Day Nursery situated in Ashford is looking for two Nursery Nurses to join both their Baby Room and Pre-School Room. The nursery ...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Teddington (City/Town), London (Greater) Competitive StaffBank Recruitment Limited

    StaffBank Recruitment Ltd are currently seeking dedicated and passionate Nursery Practitioners to join a small privately owned Nursery in Teddingto...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    London (North), London (Greater) Scale 6- £22,940-24364 (pro rata) Campsbourne School

    We are seeking to appoint an outstanding nursery nurse who will join our dedicated EYFS team

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  • Nursery Nurse - Level 3 qualified

    Mitcham £16-19k Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment are working with a wonderful nursery in the Mitcham area, who are recruiting for an experienced Nursery Nurse. As...

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  • Early Years Educator - St Albans

    St Albans, Hertfordshire £15,000 - £22,000 Seymour House Day Nursery Schools

    Senior Early Years Educators from c£18,000 - £22,000. Level 3 Early Years Educators c£15,000 - £18,000.

  • Early Years Educator - Essex

    Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ford Dunton, Wickford, Witham £15,000 - £22,000 Seymour House Day Nursery Schools

    Senior Early Years Educator from c£18,000 - £22,000. Level 3 Early Years Educator c £15,000 - £18,000.

  • Early Years Practitioner

    Guildford, Surrey £18,000 dependent on qualifications & experience Drayton House School

    We are seeking an experienced Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    London, SE4. £18,500/pa + benefits Simply Mums

    We are now seeking an experienced Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Nursery Practitioner)

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