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Nursery Practitioner

The Gower School PrimaryIslington

Are you passionate about working with children? Would you like to be a part of an “Outstanding” nursery, recognised as one of Britain’s best nurseries by Tatler magazine?

At The Gower School we believe every child is as unique as the service we offer. Our goal is to make sure that our children are confident, happy all-rounders with a love of learning. We offer an excellent working environment in a well-resourced accredited Montessori nursery.

Place of work: North London, N7 9EY

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week – the nursery is open from 8am to 6pm, 48 weeks of the year and staff work within a shift system. This is a permanent position (part time considered).

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Person specification:

As our ideal nursery practitioner, you will be flexible and creative with strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team. You will have a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and be passionate about child development. It is essential for this role to hold Level 3 Early Years and Childcare qualification e.g. NNEB, CACHE, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education. However, we will also consider candidates who hold their Level 2 qualification and have experience working with children.

Key responsibilities:

You will be a key person to a specific group of children and be responsible for liaising with parents on all aspects of their child's care and development. This position involves monitoring children’s development, progression and planning their next steps.

Employee benefits are a part of our reward strategy, therefore our staff members enjoy a range of perks such as: 

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • 1 additional day of annual leave after each full year of employment 
  • Annual salary review 
  • In house training and external training as part of career development 
  • Career progression opportunity 
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Free hot lunch prepared by our cook on the premises every day 
  • Season ticket travel loans 
  • Social Events

To learn more about us and what we actually do at The Gower School, feel free to visit our website or take a look at our Facebook page If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us. We are happy to answer them!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to have a clear DBS check. External candidates will need to provide two references from previous employers.

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience and qualifications and will be discussed at interview stage. A warm welcome and a cup of coffee are guaranteed!

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