London Early Years Foundation

Early Year Practitioner - Gumboots Community Nursery

Crystal Palace Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9EP (Southwark Borough)
£18,275.72- ££19,548.68 including London weighting allowance
18 Jul 2018
18 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Do you have what it takes to work within one of Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Nurseries? – Find out how you can join the UK’s leading childcare social enterprise below!

About Us:

Founded in 1903 the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is the UK's largest non-for-profit childcare social enterprise. We have been educating, caring for children and supporting families across London for over 100 years from giving free places to nearly half of our families.

Why? Because we are driven by the social mission to change the world one child at a time. 

About the setting:

Gumboots Community Nursery is a one storey 71-place nursery for children aged 0-5 years old. Open 51 weeks out of the year, and ranked by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ nursery in July 2016. Gumboots is a fun and lively nursery that offers a nurturing environment for our children as well as our staff. It comprises of 4 rooms and with 3 outdoor spaces for our children. Our Gumboots teams continually find new ways to encourage creativity and innovative ways to practise our unique LEYF peadedogy.  it is definitely an exicting time to join our Outstanding Gumboots nursery team.

About the role:

Our Gumboots Community Nursery is looking for inspiring early year practitioner who is passionate about nurturing a child’s growth and development by using the world around them to bring to life exceptional learning experiences for the children. You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the EYFS and through your role as a key worker.

Requirement for the role:

You need a full and relevant level 2/3 childcare qualification; this may include NNEB or equivalent. Experience of working within all 3 rooms (Babies/Toddlers/Preschool) is desirable.


LEYF staff are paid some of the highest wages in the sector. Our LEYF team will support you to work per our unique LEYF Pedagogy whilst developing your skills and knowledge throughout your career with us. You will have access to our excellent training and development programme where you will undertake at least four professional development days minimum per year. 23 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas. 50% discount on childcare costs at one of our 38 London Nurseries. 7% employer contribution pension. We also offer additional discounts with GLL gym memberships and EE contracts.

LEYF Nurseries is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career!

Apply NOW!

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