London Early Years Foundation

Early Years Practitioner - The Conservatoire Nursery

£18,275.72- £19,548.68 including London weighting Allowance
18 Jul 2018
18 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

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

The Conservatoire Nursery was open by LEYF in 2015, their last Ofsted inspection in May 2016 rated them as ‘Outstanding’.  Central to the Blackheath local TFL buses and 5-minute walk from Blackheath train station. The Conservatoire is a 45-place nursery for children aged 0-5 years old, comprising of 3 rooms with an outdoor space set in a historic Grade II listed building and is open 51 weeks of the year. Our Conservatoire nursery team like our LEYF family continually place each child at the core of everything they do.

About the role:

The Conservatoire 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 have the opportunity to promote and disseminate best practise and contribute to an inclusive culture within our Conservatoire Nursery.

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 specifically the Toddlers/Preschool room (desirable). Past relevant experience working within an early years setting for at least 6 months or more is highly 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.

Do you have what it takes to work within one of LEYF’s Outstanding Nurseries?

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