Early Years Practitioner Romsey Job at Abbotswood Day Nursery Ltd in Romsey

Job Description

Qualified practitioner – Under 3’s

What we offer:

*Full time hours worked over 4 days of the week meaning an extra day off every week.
*Starting salary £9.35 – Pay increase offered upon successful completion of probation period
*Annual pay reviews effective October each year
*Free onsite parking
*Free Uniform provided

*Professional Development journey

*Early years teacher (EYT) nursery manager and training manager
*Christmas shut down for 1 week
*Opportunity to share your OWN ideas and teaching style
*Join an established nursery team, with a history of ‘GOOD’ Ofsted rated inspections with an experienced manager and director.
*Paid annual leave
*Enhanced DBS certificate paid for by us
*Pension Scheme
*Christmas bonus and Company staff Christmas party
*Healthy snacks and meals available for staff
*Birthday presents and adhoc bonus’s offered throughout the year

We’re looking for a qualified practitioner who can excel in delivering:
* An outstanding approach in delivering high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care of our children
*Design planning for that will create awe and inspiration for the children
*To be flexible and love to engage with children outside in our muddy and leafy grounds
*Build and maintain effective relationships with parents
*Expert knowledge of the EYFS
*Capable of demonstrating and leading British values within all areas of the nursery
*Desire to incorporate Abbotswood Day Nursery core values into day-to-day activities and environments
*Must be a team player
*Must demonstrate initiative and confidence in raising ideas
*Must demonstrate confidence in basic Safeguarding action/knowledge

What we’re looking for – Qualified Practitioner

Do you take yourself seriously? DOES THE BELOW DESCRIBE YOU?!!

* Has a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special

* Is able to laugh at jokes they don’t understand, or don’t find funny!

* Preferably has a little bit of quirkiness!!!

* Must have the ability to read a ten page story, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page!!!!

Please note, you must hold a full and relevant qualification in early years.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team and to work closely with the Nursery Manager and senior practitioners within the nursery.

Since re-opening on the 1st of June after the UK lockdown, we are spending as much time outside as possible!

Our nursery and pre-school sits in 2 acres of ancient gardens and woodland. We are a private, family-run business We able to adapt and develop guidance to suit us and our children. Check our Facebook page and Instagram to see what we get up to!

The nursery has an excellent reputation and we want to maintain the excellent standards that the nursery has already been accredited for when we received ‘Good’ in our last Ofsted inspections

You will be someone who is mature, experienced and focused on delivering excellent standards of care with a natural ability to work as part of a team and always be willing to go above and beyond.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£9.35 per hour


  • Childcare
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We learn and play outside in our extensive gardens and grounds all day.
We have a robust pod/bubble system in place (that doesn’t affect the children) – It is in place to minimise the impact of COVID19 and protect the staff
We sterilise everything daily

Work remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

About Company

Company: Abbotswood Day Nursery Ltd

Company Location:  Romsey

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