Nursery Practitioner Level 3 – Full Time- Ford Road

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  • Full Time
  • RM10 9JS
  • Ford Road Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40hrs p/w

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 7 days agosssss
  • Hours: 40hrs p/w
  • Salary: £20,113- £20,820
  • Qualification: Level 2 + and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: Ford Road,
    RM10 9JS
  • Bus Routes: 173, 174, 175

Job Description

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis we are still recruiting for staff in our nurseries. We are only able to conduct telephone interviews at this point in time as we need to follow the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is keen to hear from you and the Recruitment Team will be reviewing all applications. We will then be offering telephone interviews to successful candidates. We can then advise you on the next stage in the recruitment process. Please keep applying.


Our Ford Road Nursery are seeking Early Years Practitioner to join their tight knit team. Located in Barking and Dagenham, the nursery is an important community hub, providing much needed support for local families.

We are recruiting for an Early Years Practitioners who can create inspiring experiences for our children, whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in our children’s development. Our Early Years Practitioners will be a supportive team member and can work in a positive and compassionate way.

Job Requirements

  • Childcare qualification at level 3 or above, we will also candidate working towards their Level 3 in childcare.
  • 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.
  • Good knowledge of EYFS and its different areas.
  • Sound knowledge of how children learn.
  • Good understanding of recording and reporting.
  • Experience in planning activities based around children’s interest.
  • Key worker experience
  • Strong desire to influence positive change when required through role modelling the LEYF values; Brave, Fun, Inspiring and Nurturing

Working at Ford Road Nursery and Pre-School

  • Well established management team
  • Exceptional outdoor space also used for Forest School activities
  • Confident, warm and welcoming team

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding


Staff Benefits

I’ve been at Ford Road nursery since we opened our doors in 2009. A high number of families return to us with siblings so we have a real family feel. Each age group room has its own outdoor space with mud kitchens, growing patches, and den areas! My proudest moment was achieving an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rating in 2018. It made me reflect on how far the nursery has developed since I became the manager. The team strives every day to implement the LEYF values: fun, inspiring, nurturing, brave. I believe every child deserves to be in a safe and stimulating environment, with teachers who are responsive to their needs to help them thrive and develop.


Career Progression

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: Ford Road,
RM10 9JS

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Nursery Practitioner Level 3 – Full Time- Ford Road