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

    Fulham and Tooting £10,000 to £19,999 Childcare and Business Consultancy Services

    Due to the popularity of our Nursery we are increasing the places and staff team at Fledglings Day Nursery

    • 4 days left

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  • Early Years Practitioner level 3

    Warlingham, Surrey competitive Early Years Plus

    Full time vacancy for Early Years Practitioner to work within a new Forest school day nursery!

    • 4 days ago

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  • Nursery Nurse

    Wimbledon SW19 Competitive Playdays Nurseries

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

    • 12 days ago

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  • Qualified Nursery Nurses - Pirbright

    Pirbright, 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 Pirbright. The nursery offers many ...

    • 1 day ago

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  • 1 X Part-time Preschool Practitioner & 1 X Part-time Baby-room practitioner

    Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater) Salary upto £12,000 per annum depending on experience & qualifications Katey's House Nursery

    1 X Part-time Preschool Practitioner 27 hours per week 3 days per week 1 X Baby Room Practitioner 18 hours per week, 2 days per week A lovely 42 pl...

    • 2 days ago
  • Room Leader - Tonbridge Day Nursery

    TN9 2PW, Tonbridge £16,500 - £17,500 per annum, negotiable, inc benefits Asquith Day Nurseries

    Calling all Room Leaders! We are currently recruiting for our 32-place Pre-School room! Would you like to work for an outstanding childcare provide...

    • 2 days ago
  • Urgently Recruiting Qualified Nursery Nurses - West London

    Hammersmith and Fulham, London (Greater) £16,000 to £22,000 pa Tigerlily Middlesex and NW London Nursery Recruitment

    SETTING: Private Day Nursery CONTRACT: Full time permanent 40 hours per week SALARY: £16,000 to £18,000 with exception of one nursery paying up to ...

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    South West London Up to £18,753 London Early Years Foundation

    Join one of our nurseries in South West London - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    Hoxton Up to £18,753 London Early Years Foundation

    Join our nursery in Hoxton - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    Hackney Up to £18,753 London Early Years Foundation

    Join one of our nurseries in Hackney - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    Central London Up to £18,753 London Early Years Foundation

    Join one of nurseries in Central London - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    Barking & Dagenham Up to £18,046 London Early Years Foundation

    Join one of our nurseries in Barking & Dagenham - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Early Years Practitioner (Nursery Nurse - Level 3)

    South London Up to £18,753 London Early Years Foundation

    Join one of our South London nurseries - Great Salaries!

    • 2 days ago
  • Deputy Manager and Nursery Practitioner

    Manchester, Greater Manchester £13,715-£17,372 Big Life Nurseries

    Are you looking for work? Do you enjoy working with young children?

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursery Nurse Chorlton- Manchester

    Manchester £6.75 per hour Bamboo Childcare

    This is a really unique opportunity to join a very successful nursery in the Chorlton area of Manchester. The setting is a large sized nursery...

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursery Nurse, Prestbury

    Prestbury £6.65 - £7.60 per hour Bamboo Childcare

    We are recruiting for Nursery Nurses for a beautiful 'Outstanding' Nursery set in amazing grounds with fantastic provision for outside play, learni...

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursry Nurse/early Years TA for Primary School

    Lewisham £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Lewisham based Primary School looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven Nursery Nurse/Early Years TA to start in September.

    • 3 days ago
  • Early Years TA for Primary School

    Tower Hamlets £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Great opportunity for an early years graduate or experienced Nursery Nurse to work in an Oustanding Primary School in Tower Hamlets.

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursery Nurse for School Nursery Class

    Waltham Forest £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Organised, confident Nursery Nurse who is not afraid of suggesting new ideas and discussing new plans for the class.

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursery Nurse/Early Years TA for Nursery School

    Kensington and Chelsea £16000 - £18000 per annum Academics Ltd

    Great location of Kensington and Chelsea.. A fantastic Nursery School are looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated early years practiti...

    • 3 days ago
  • Senior Nursery Nurse - Islington Primary School

    Islington £65 - £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Passionate, ambitious and confident Senior Nursery Nurse looking to progress in an Islington Primary School required September.

    • 3 days ago
  • Primary School Nursery Nurse/Early Years TA

    Wandsworth £70 per day Academics Ltd

    Great position for an experienced Nursery Nurse to work in the Foundation Stage of an Outstanding Primary School in Wandsworth. This is to start in...

    • 3 days ago
  • Nursery Deputy Manager/EYPS or QTS - west London, nr. Chiswick

    Chiswick Riverside, London (Greater) £23,000 to £30,000 pa Tigerlily Middlesex and NW London Nursery Recruitment

    SETTING: Private Day Nursery (nr. Chiswick) CONTRACT: Full time permanent SALARY: £23,000 to £30,000 pa  We are urgently seeking two experienc...

    • 3 days ago
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