Early Years Senior Practitioner

Coram’s Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DN
£25,638 per annum
16 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Early Years Senior Practitioner – Nursery for ages 2-5

Location: Coram’s Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DN

Salary: £25,638 per annum

Annual Leave: 26 days p/a (plus bank holidays)

Reporting to: Head of Early Years

Hours: 35 hrs per week         

Contract: Permanent

Role Summary

The Early Years Senior Practitioner will be a qualified professional with responsibility for the day-to day running of the nursery. They will perform an important role caring for the children, maintaining a high-quality, stimulating learning environment, supervising staff, and imparting their knowledge and skills. They will have responsibility for supporting the growth in quality across all of Coram’s Fields Under Fives services.

Are you passionate about childcare and looking for something varied, interesting, and challenging?

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Early Years Senior Practitioner with strong leadership skills to join our team. To be successful in this role, you will; Go Beyond, Be Outstanding and Be a Positive Role Model.

For over 80 years, Coram’s Fields has provided essential support for the children and families of Kings Cross and the surrounding neighbourhoods, through the provision of a seven-acre park and delivery of a range of services including an Under 5s Drop In, Nursery, Out of School Club, Sports Programme and Youth Programme. Coram’s Fields nursery promotes a caring and nurturing family atmosphere for all. We recognise that children learn best when they are actively engaged in meaningful experiences, so our planning is flexible to enable us to meet the needs and interests of individual children. 

Relevant Qualifications/Attributes

• Level 3 Early Years qualification or above

• Genuine passion for education and making a difference to the lives of children

• Positive outlook (someone who always sees the glass as half full)

• Bags of drive and motivation with a ‘make it happen’ attitude

• A love for customer service (you want to make people happy)

• High energy brought to every task you take on, and a solution driven approach to problems.

The above skills and attributes alongside a commitment and desire to learn as you grow into the role will be of the utmost importance.

If you are interested in contributing to the work of this pioneering charity, please visit our website www.coramsfields/earlyyearsseniorpractitioner where you will find out more about the role and download our application form.

Alternatively, you can download the job description and application form at the bottom of this advert.

All applications should be returned to Carole Perry by Friday 13th August 2021. Applications are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way.

If you want to call for more information and an informal chat, please call Carole Perry on

0207 833 0198

By e-mail to:

By post to.

Carole Perry Head of Early Years
Coram’s Fields
93 Guilford Street

Coram’s Field’s is an equally opportunities employer, & we actively encourage applications from the BAME community.

Coram’s Fields is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all children and young people. All those applying for a role with the charity, are subject to robust safeguarding checks and will need to demonstrate clearly, their commitment to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and all post holders are required to register with the DBS update service.

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