specialist education recruitment

Outdoor Early Years Practitioner

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Workplace: Purley, UK
Added 23-09-2020 16:13:52


Mainstream nurseries getting you down? Our progressive community may be for you!

Find yourself amongst a close-knit team of like-minded educators at Nut Tree Outdoor Nursery.

Mainstream nurseries getting you down? Our unique progressive nursery in Purley, South Croydon may be what you've been looking for!

We are a close-knit team of talented and motivated educators who are challenging the status quo. We're part of a community of like-minded folk in Purley, UK who are looking to grow their team.

Nut Tree Outdoor Nursery has a great opportunity to work at an exciting nursery taking a unique approach to early years education. We are passionate about early childhood and providing high quality care and education to children from the ages of 3 to 5 years old. This is a truly unique opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner to become part of an innovative approach to early years education. We provide practitioners with complete training in our blended approach whilst nurturing your individual skills by encouraging ownership of your own projects and ideas. We promote continuous professional development and support practitioners to achieve their career goals within the company.

Who are we looking for?

This job is not just about experience and qualification but about a company willing to invest in you and your career. We genuinely care and want to find the right practitioners to fit with our approach and ethos in early years education. Here are the key characteristics we are looking for:

  • You will of course absolutely love working with children
  • You are able to step back and take a calm and considered approach, with a genuine interest in the work children do
  • You are open minded to new approaches and ways of working with young children
  • You’re a team player
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You understand the value of community and family, particularly when it comes to inspiring children
  • You love the outdoors!
  • Like us, you understand the importance of respect for the child, and that the child is the main focus
  • You believe in our approach and ethos in early years education and take pride in being a part of this unique nursery

Professional qualifications

  • An interest in progressive education and respectful care

Salary and Hours

  • £20,000+ (pro rata)
  • Salary is dependent on experience and includes a unique benefits package
  • 15 - 35 hrs per week - starting early 2020

About us

In leafy Purley, you'll find Nut Tree Outdoor Nursery hidden away on Haydn Avenue with its own unique gardens and access to local woodlands.

Think this is the perfect job for you?

We'd love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a short cover letter to hello@nuttreenursery.com

Specific details

Job Type Permanent
Recruiter Type Direct Employer
Hours Part time
Salary Range 20,000
Specialist Area Forest School, Progressive


London (Greater), England, United Kingdom, Europe
Nut Tree Outdoor Nursery, 10 Haydn Avenue, Purley, CR8 4AE


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