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Early Years Practitioner

Inspired Education
Competitive Salary
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified Practitioner, Nursery Nurses

Job Details

Early Years Practitioner

Location: London

Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.

In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.

By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.

Role Summary

Wetherby Pembridge Minors, Holland Park, is a new Nursery which opened in September 2023 which will be part of Wetherby Kensington School. It will prepare pupils for all the Alpha Plus schools in the local area, including Wetherby School, Wetherby Kensington, Pembridge Hall and Chepstow House School. 

To deliver educational programmes to children to that support their development and learning through a) effective planning that identified the intent of these programmes and b) successful implementation strategies that demonstrate excellent quality teaching. To design and deliver a range of learning opportunities that can have impact on children’s progress and shape their dispositions and attitudes towards learning. 

To use effective tools to a) monitor children’s progress, using the EYFS framework and b) use this information to report on the progress they are making in their learning. To conduct evaluations that inform and shape planning (intent) and delivery (implementation). To provide opportunities for parents to extend their children’s learning.

To evaluate the impact of teaching in children’s learning and promote the characteristics of effective teaching and learning. 

Key Responsibilities: 

The role will involve but is not restricted to the following:

  • Strong commitment to all aspects of safeguarding and wellbeing of children 
  • A commitment to excellence in all aspects of practice  
  • Being a Key Person with responsibility for a group of Key Children in the Nursery
  • Teaching all areas of the foundation stage as per the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
  • Making observations, assessments and recordings of children's development. Planning activities in response to children’s next steps. 
  • Maintaining an exciting and absorbing learning environment for all children in the class. 
  • Interacting and supporting children in a positive way to foster their  enthusiasm for learning and secure progress
  • Working in partnership with parents to secure the best possible outcomes for children
  • Commitment to continue to develop as a professional.  

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

An experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Early Years practitioner. Someone who is commited to continuous professional development.Someone who enjoys working as part of a team.


  • The post holder must hold level 3 qualification in Early Years Education and have at least 3 years of experience of working with young children, particularly 2–5-year-olds.
  • Experience of working with children and families, identifying support for developing children’ learning
  • Experience of teaching and delivering planned learning experiences.

Knowledge and Understanding

  • A good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and relevant current legislation.
  • A good understanding of the developmental needs of young children, particularly 2- to 5-year-olds
  • A good understanding of what constitutes a quality early education environment.
  • An up-to-date knowledge and understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures.
  • A good understanding of making accurate assessments of children’s learning and development and devising appropriate next steps to their learning.
  • A commitment to inclusive and non-discriminatory working practice with children, families, colleagues, and the community.

Skills and Abilities

  • Good observational and assessment skills and the experience of maintaining accurate learning records for children.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents and colleagues.
  • Good teaching skills including scaffolding, demonstrating and role modelling, positive interactions with children.
  • Good planning skills.

Please note that the position may close prior to the closing date, if we find a suitable candidate before this date.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 22nd April 2024

Safeguarding Statement

Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 


Company info
0207 985 9932
50 Queen Anne Street
United Kingdom

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