Early Years Practitioner- Barking Riverside Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • IG11 0FU
  • Barking Riverside Nursery School
  • 40 hours

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours
  • Salary: £8.75-£9.06
  • Qualification: Level 2+ in childcare or equivilant
  • Location: Barking, IG11 0FU
    Opposite EL1 Riverside Campus Bus stop

Job Description

Our Barking Riverside Nursery is seeking exceptional Early Years Practitioners who can commit fully to providing the highest standards of education and care for our children. We are looking for experienced passionate Early Years Practitioners to join and work as part of our team to continue to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can have fun, play, develop and learn.

The duty of an early Years practitioner will be to provide fun and stimulating learning experiences whilst upholding a mature and professional attitude, continually showing positivity and creativity within their work. Barking Riverside Nursery champions meaningful Observations and would expect its team to be able to produce significant and effective reports.

Job Requirements

  • Full and relevant child care qualification at level 2 or above.
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • To be able to produce meaningful Observations
  • To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Barking Riverside Nursery School

  • Brand new nursery with an exceptional environment
  • Strong experienced manager
  • A chance to grow with a new team

Age Range: 0-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report


Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
Make a difference to the children who need it the most
Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
50% off of childcare
£750 refer a friend bonus
Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
10% GLL Gym discount
7% employer contribution towards pension
Guaranteed salary increase after probation
Overtime pay
Annual travel loan
Free life assurance
Access to our work life support services
Flexible working
Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.


Address: Barking, IG11 0FU
Opposite EL1 Riverside Campus Bus stop

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