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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  • Pre School Leader in Stockport

    Stockport, Greater Manchester £24,000 Confidential Stockport Nursery

    We are looking for a Pre-school Leader for our friendly, well-established, family-run day nursery in Stockport

    • 7 days ago

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  • Overseas Crèche Team Member

    Europe, Tunisia, Turkey, Egypt and The Canaries Competitive In2Action

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

    • 7 days left

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  • Overseas Childcare Team Members

    Europe, Tunisia, Turkey, Egypt and The Canaries Competitive In2Action

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

    • 7 days left

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  • School Nursery Nurse Position

    Haringey £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    BRIGHT AND EXPERIENCED EARLY YEARS PROFESSIONAL REQUIRED FOR BUSY SCHOOL. VERY GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO PROGRESS.

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  • Nursery Nurse for 'Outstanding' School

    Ealing £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Ambitious Nursery Nurse required who is looking to progress in the Early Years Division of a great school.

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  • Nursery Nurse

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

    Bright Horizons are excited to announce that we are now recruiting Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurses, to come and be a part of an exciting opportuni...

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  • Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse

    East Grinstead Dependent on Experience Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-School

    An exciting opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner/Nursery Nurse.

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Richmond upon Thames £14000 - £16000 per annum Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    Bright Horizons are excited to announce that we are now recruiting Level 3 qualified Nursery Nurses to become a part of an exciting opportunity to ...

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  • Toddler Room Leader

    Cambridgeshire 15,000-18,000 per annum. Butterfly Day Nursery

    We require a Early Years Graduate in the Toddler Room. Must be fun, creative, and be able to use your own initiative. Have experience with th...

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Wandsworth SW18 and Tooting SW17 Negotiable The Eveline Day Nursery Schools Ltd

    • Permanent full time staff required • 40 hours per week Monday to Friday • Must have NVQ2/3 in Child Care

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    72 Currey Road, Greenford Competitive Discovery Nursery

    Discovery Nursery & Preschool is currently looking to recruit practitioners for the toddler and preschool rooms

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  • Nursery Teacher

    Holborn £135 - £145 Per Day Smart Teachers

    A qualified Nursery Teacher is required to fill a full time position at an outstanding primary school based in Central London (WC1N). The school is...

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  • Full time Early Years Practitioner

    Grantham, Lincolnshire In line with experience Breedon HOuse Nurseries

    Passionate Early Years Practitioner required for our busy Nursery to oversee a motivated professional team delivering the highest quality provision.

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  • Room Leader required

    Bourne End, Buckinghamshire £16,000 - £17,000 KiddyKare

    ooking for a Full-time Room Leader to work within their 2-3yrs room. You must be Qualified Level 3.

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  • Room Leader required

    Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire £16,000 - £17,000 KiddyKare

    A well known Nursery that provides childcare and early years education for children from the age of 3 months to school age.

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  • Nursery Nurse's - Esher

    Esher £15000 - £16000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    Located within the grounds of Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey.

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  • Deputy Manager

    Oxford, Oxfordshire £27,466 KiddyKare

    We are currently recruiting for a full time Deputy Manager to start asap in a busy nursery in the Oxford area.

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  • Nurser Nurse Required in Paddington Nursery - To Start Asap!!

    Central London £17-17,500k KiddyKare

    Great Opportunity and potential Career Progression, don't miss out, call us today!!

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  • Nursery Nurses required

    Windsor, Berkshire £13,000 - £17,000 KiddyKare

    We are currently recruiting for a Nursery Nurse working in Windsor, working in the toddler room you must be Level 3 qualified.

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  • Nursery Nurses required

    Wokingham, Berkshire £12,000 - £15,200 KiddyKare

    A well established Day Nursery, part of a group that offers a smaller, more personal and nurturing environment for infants from 3 months up to 5 years

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  • Nursery Nurse

    South East London £16000 per annum Caleeda Limited

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Nursery Nurse to join a lovely nursery in the Dulwich area.

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  • Level 2 & 3 Nursery Nurses required

    Bracknell, Berkshire £12,000 - £15,000 KiddyKare

    A fun and lively children’s day nursery, situated in Bracknell/Wokingham Area, part of a group that provides daycare for ages 3 months to 5 years old.

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  • Nursery Nurse - Esher nr Hinchley Wood

    Esher £15000 - £16000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Bright Horizons Family Solutions

    The Nursery is situated on the Hinchley Park residential development fronting the Kingston Bypass (A309), the nursery has parking for easy drop off...

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