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 Teacher

    Based in the grounds of Bowdon Church School, Bowdon, Altrincham, Greater Manchester Competitive with the local area Bowdon Nursery School

    Working alongside an experienced nursery team to deliver the EYFS to a small, new 22 place nursery. The Nursery is situated on the grounds of an ou...

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  • Early Years Educator

    Fulham SW London Around £20,000 pa dependant on experience and qualifications Parson's Green Nursery

    It is an exciting year for Parson's Green Nursery, as we expand our small family orientated day nursery in Fulham SW London

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  • Nursery Practitioner

    Watford, Hertfordshire up to 20,000 + subsidised childcare, free parking Squirrels Day Nurseries (Watford) Ltd

    To provide high quality care and education for children based on the guidelines and practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

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  • Nursery Nurse Roles

    Essex Up to £16,500 pa (depending on experience) Purple Dove Childcare Recruitment

    SETTING: Private Day Nursery ROLE: Nursery Nurse roles CONTRACT: Full time permanent 40 hours per week  SALARY: Up to £16,500 pa Purple Dove Recrui...

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  • Kids Rep / Animator

    Various International Locations Very Competitive Club Méditerrannée

    Club Med is recruiting Kids Rep / Animator (M/F) for its resorts in France or abroad.

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  • Room Leader, Third in Charge, West Molesey

    West Molesey £21500 per annum, Benefits: childcare discounts; retail discounts, option 4 Bamboo Childcare

    This is a great opportunity to join a leading nursery in the West Molesey, Surrey area. Are you an experienced Room Leader looking for a  ...

  • Nursery Nurses - Barnes - London

    Barnes £15000 - £17500 per annum Bamboo Childcare

    We are recruiting for nursery nurses for a nursery with fantastic outdoor provisions, which is a part of a chain of nurseries that offer great...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Deputy Nursery Manager - Beautiful established Nursery

    Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater) £21,000 - £25,000 per annum, Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment is working closely with an established nursery in Whetstone, North London for an experienced Deputy Nursery Manag...

  • Nursery Nurse - Newly opened Nursery!

    Golders Green, London (Greater) £16,000-17,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment are working with a family run, fast expanding nursery in the Greenwich area, who are recruiting for an experience...

  • Nursery Nurse/Lunch Cover Supervisor

    Beckenham, London (Greater) £16,000-£17,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment are working with a family run, fast expanding nursery in the Beckenham area, who are recruiting for an experience...

  • Nursery Nurse/Room Leader

    Greenwich, London (Greater) £16,000-£17,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment are working with a family run, fast expanding nursery in the Greenwich area, who are recruiting for an experience...

  • Nursery Nurse - Toddler or Babies

    Lee Green, London (Greater) £16,000-£17,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment are working with a family run, fast expanding nursery in the Lee area, who are recruiting for an experienced Nurs...

  • Nursery Nurse

    Dagenham, London (Greater) £7 - 8 per hour Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment is working closely in partnership with a fantastic day care nursery to help recruit for a Level 2/3 Nursery Nurse...

  • Deputy Manager / Nursery Manager

    Wandsworth, London (Greater) Up to £35,000 Daisy Chain Childcare Recruitment Ltd

    This role is an amazing opportunity to join an beautiful nursery in the Wandsworth area of South West London with Ofsted ‘Outstanding’. The setting...

  • 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...

  • Childcare Assessor

    Brentwood, Essex c£21k JEM Childcare Solutions

    An experienced childcare Assessor needed in the Essex / Kent areas

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