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Early Years Practitioner

Happy Nursery Days
Tulse Hill, London (Greater)
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Early Years Practitioner

Location: Tulse Hill, Southwest London

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: A Competitive salary

Happy Nursery Days is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our fantastic team. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate a genuine passion for providing the highest standards in quality childcare - strong communication skills and team-working abilities are essential.

Happy Nursery Days is and Ofsted rated Good, a community based nursery situated in Tulse Hill southwest London and we are a subsidiary of Ekaya Housing Association. Some of are unique features are providing real value for families as well as a warm friendly environment for all families. Excellent range of stimulating resources for all ages. A huge outdoor play area for children to explore the natural world all year round.

About the role:

  • Support and promote children’s early education and development.
  • Plan and provide effective care, teaching, and learning that enables children to progress and prepares them for school.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
  • Develop effective and informed practice.
  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children.
  • Work in partnership with the key person, colleagues, parents, and carers or other professionals


  • To understand and work to Happy Nursery Days policies and procedures, including how to safeguard children and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies at all times.
  • To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members).
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
  • Assist in ensuring the nursery provides a safe, happy stimulating environment for individual children and enable them reach their full potential
  • To observe , plan and evaluate appropriately for children’ development
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for health and safety and the cleanliness of the nursery environment
  • Take responsibility for own personal and professional development, accessing high-level improvement activities that inform general and nursery based on national and international perspectives of 'best practice'.
  • Attendance at staff meetings and training sessions to ensure continuous professional development
  • Supporting communication and social skills to help children interact with those around them.
  • Contribute to a high standard of quality within the nursery, including practice, environment and resources to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage

Qualifications & Training

  • Full and relevant childcare qualification(Level 3 Essential)
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safeguarding


  • The chance to join our great team and play a key role in delivering a high-quality childcare service to our young children
  • An opportunity to develop in an exciting, growing business
  • 22 days’ holiday plus public holidays (increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ continuous service)
  • 5% employer pension contribution* – opportunity to plan for your retirement
  • Health Benefits
  • 24hr access to EAP.
  • Opportunity for Training & Development
  • Season Ticket Loans

For further information, please see a full Job Description attached at the bottom of the page. 

To apply, please download and complete the Application Form and send to


Happy Nursery Days is a subsidiary of Ekaya Housing Association.  The nursery opened in September 2004 and provides high standards of childcare and education for children aged between 3 months and 5 years.  The well designed, spacious and stimulating playrooms and large eco-friendly garden area provide an environment where children can achieve their full potential. Happy Nursery Days aims to provide the highest standards of care in a safe and secure environment.  Children are encouraged and supported to become natural explorers and inquisitive learners.  We are committed to continuous improvement through the development of our staff team based on best practice.

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