Nursery Practitioner Part Time – 5 days a week 1pm- 6pm- Bessborough

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  • Part Time
  • SW1V 2JD
  • Bessborough Nursery and Pre-School
  • 25 hours 1pm -6pm 5 days per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 7 days agosssss
  • Hours: 25 hours 1pm -6pm 5 days per week
  • Salary: £13,234- £13,676
  • Qualification: Level 2 + and above in Early Years Childcare
  • Location: 1 Bessborough Street,
    SW1V 2JD
  • Bus Routes: C10, 360

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 Bessborough Nursery are seeking Early Years Practitioner to join their tight knit team. Located in Pimlico, 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 2 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

Working at Bessborough Nursery and Pre-School

  • 1 Baby, 1 Toddler & 1 Pre-school room
  • 51 place setting
  • We have large spacious rooms across 1 floor that all leads out to a fantastic garden space
  • Opening times – 8am-6pm

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding


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 increases 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.


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Nursery Practitioner Part Time – 5 days a week 1pm- 6pm- Bessborough