Early Years Practitioner – Marsham Street Community Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SW1P 4LX
  • Marsham Street

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Location: 121 Marsham Street,
    SW1P 4LX
  • Bus Routes: C10, 36, 24, 2, 436, 185

Job Description

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Location: 121 Marsham Street, SW1P 4LX.

SALARY: £18,899.72 – £19,536.20

Application Deadline : 30/04/2019


Our Marsham Street Community Nursery is seeking passionate Level 3 Qualified Full Time Practitioners to provide inspiring and fun care for our children whilst creating a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development.


London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) Nurseries is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for profit organisation and give free places to nearly half of our families, so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care.


Our Marsham Street Community Nursery holds an Outstanding from Ofsted and focuses on strong parental relationships, high quality care and excellent development potential for their children.

The nursery manager is our chair of Men in children care and is extremely proud that Marsham street is an eco-nursery school. We have two deputy managers and a room leader that all started as nursery practitioners with us at Marsham Street.

The Nursery has two baby rooms, one on the ground floor leading out to the garden and one of the 3rd floor leading out to the rooftop garden. Our toddler and pre-schoolers share the same floor but are divided into two separate rooms.

We take our pre-school children on outings twice a day and we take our babies and toddlers on outings 2-3 times a week, we are very popular in our local community!


Bus stops located only minutes from the Nursery:

BUS ROUTES: C10, 36, 24, 2, 436, 185

Train Stations locations within 15 minutes’ walk from the Nursery:

Pimlico: 8-minute walk

St James’s Park: 11 Minute walk

Westminster: 14-minute walk


Marsham Street is open 08.00-18.00 All year round except bank holidays.

You will be required to work on 7.25-hour shift patterns with other staff members depending on the nurseries requirements


As a permanent member of the LEYF family you will be entitled to:

  • 50% off child care.
  • 7% employer contribution pension
  • 23 days’ annual leave plus an additional 3 days over Christmas!
  • We offer additional discounts on Gym memberships

The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required


Job Requirements

  • You must have a full and relevant child care qualification at level 3 or above.
  • You must be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the EYFS.
  • You must be able to understand the importance of safeguarding
  • You must be able to produce meaningful observations

Working at Marsham Street

  • Inspirational and innovative team
  • Exciting environment to work in
  • Trips out into the community

Age Range: 0 - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding


Meet the Nursery Manager

I've been the manager at Marsham Street Nursery since 2018. Given we're in the middle of London, we have an amazing space for the children to play and explore. We have a wonderful rooftop garden and a real link to the community as we go out every day on outings. I believe that every child should have access to the best Early Years teaching so that they have the best start in life.


Working at LEYF

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives


Address: 121 Marsham Street,

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