Full Time & Part Time Nursery Practitioner (Toddler room) - Level 3

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Posting date: 15 October 2020
Salary: £8.50 to £10 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 14 November 2020
Location: HU5 1AN
Company: Kingston Nursery LTD
Job type: Permanent
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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated practitioner to work with children aged 2 to 4 years with 20-30 hours per week guaranteed for term time only.

(Hours and rate will vary based on experience and performance within the nursery)

The candidate will have experience of working in a busy day nursery and of being a key worker to groups of children.

You will be working with the Toddlers.

You will ensure a high standard of care is upheld and quality learning activities planned daily.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience is essential, and you must hold a Level 3 in childcare or play work.

Job Type: Full-time/Part Time

Kingston Day Nursery is an exciting Early Years setting in Kingston Upon Hull.

Opening in August 1995, the nursery will provide high-quality care and education for 50 children aged from birth to five years. It will operate weekdays, 7:00am – 18.00pm all year round, excluding bank holidays and staff inset days.

Kingston Day Nursery always supported the local community. Our staff are highly motivated, committed and compassionate professionals who work effectively as a team to provide an exceptional level of care informed by a community ethos.


The Nursery Practitioner is a qualified professional, with significant childcare experience, who works in partnership with the nursery manager to ensure the smooth running of the nursery.

A DBS check is required by Ofsted before any appointment can be confirmed.

The hours of work will be 20-30 hours per week, between 7:00 am – 18.00 pm, Monday to Friday on a shift rota basis. However, for the right client we are flexible, and this could be term time only or core hours.

Holiday entitlement is 24 days per year plus bank holidays.

Other benefits include:

· Free Uniform

· Free Training

· Free CPD


· To create an environment that provides for the well-being of all the children attending the nursery.

· To communicate effectively with all customers, including internal teams, parents/carers children.

· To attend training courses and network meetings, taking on additional responsibilities relating to the operation of the nursery, when required.

· To ensure that the health, safety and welfare of the children are held to be paramount at all times. To include taking responsibility for dealing with any child protection issues, in liaison with the appropriate agencies.

· To cover duties in the absence of staff and take responsibility for a room.

· To be aware of the high-profile status of Kingston Day Nursery and to uphold its standards at all times.

· To attend out-of-working-hours activities, to include training, staff meetings, parents’ evenings and special events.

· To be a good role model to the children and other staff members.

· To respect and value all colleagues, children and parents, encouraging a positive and diverse working environment.

· To undertake any other aspects of nursery, work according to need.

This job description is intended to give you an indication of the main duties but is not meant to be an exhaustive list.

Job Type: Full-time/Part Time

Salary: £8.50 to £10.00 /hour (dependant on experience and qualifications)

*Please note a contract will only be signed after a 7-week probationary period. During this period your performance will be assessed by the nursery manager. Assessment will be done by following the Kingston Nursery Induction.

*2 References are required before able to start any work at Kingston Nursery


Kingston Nursery has taken all actions to ensure a safe and hygienic environment for Children and Staff. During this induction period you will need to cover strict hygiene rules to ensure safety of the children and staff in the nursery.

Due to Covid-19 Kingston Nursery collects the children from the main door to ensure only key Workers and Children are in the Nursery.

Part-time hours: 30 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £8.50-£10.00 per hour

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