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Senior Early Years Practitioner - Circle of Friends Day Nursery - Permanent

Job details

Setting Name Circle of Friends Day Nursery
Role Senior Early Years Practitioner

Competitive salary based upon qualifications and experience. 

Staff type Permanent
Time type Full-time
Time details

34 hours working over 4 days between the times of 7.30am and 5.30pm. 

Location Longford - Coventry

Circle of Friends Day Nursery in Longford are looking for a dedicated Senior Nursery Practitioner to join our team. Ideally you would hold current first aid, food hygiene and safeguarding certificates. Experience of working with 0-5 year olds in a nursery setting is required. 

You will be working with a variety of age groups to provide stimulating and exciting activities for children. We are looking for a passionate and motivated candidate who is able to demonstrate good practices and contribute to the day-to-day running of our new nursery setting.

Your role as a Practitioner will include;
• Being a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to the EYFS2017.
• Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues.
• Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times and supporting all children including those who have special educational needs and disabilities.

A recognised qualification in childcare equivalent to level 3 or above is required as well as a clear Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Additional information

Our Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of the work involved the post is exempt from Section 4 (2) of the Act by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975. All applicants are subject to satisfactory pre employment processes which include an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

Required qualifications
  • Relevant Level 3 as defined by the Teaching Agency (DoE)
  • Relevant Level 4 as defined by the Teaching Agency (DoE)
Desired qualifications n/a
Training and Professional Development n/a
Closing date 30-04-2018
How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please telephone 02476 367001 or email for a job description and application form. 


This Post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. A Disclosure and Barring Check will be required for this position.
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged into the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.