12 Jul, 2019

Early Years Practitioner - Maternity Cover

  • York Childcare
  • York, UK
Maternity Cover Qualified Practitioner Senior Practitioner

Job Details

Early Years Practitioner - Maternity Cover

We currently have the opportunity for a Full Time (37.5 hours p/week) Level 3 Early Years Practitioner to join our team, initially on a temporary basis to cover the current post holders maternity leave at Scarcroft Green Nursery.

The successful candidate must be able to work flexible shift patterns enabling the nursery to offer care from 8am to 6pm.


  • To be committed to providing a stimulating, safe and caring Nursery environment which is fully inclusive and enables each child to reach their full potential.
  • To act as a Key Person for a group of children.
  • To assist in supporting students on placement.
  • To assume responsibility for a specific area as allocated.


  • We are looking for a committed, self motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children.
  • You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Must have knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and a minimum of Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years.
  • Early Years or EYITT Professional Status is an advantage.
  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English is desirable.



Average salary once a successful probationary period has been completed is £15,912.00. Staff benefits include generous annual leave entitlement and company pension contributions.

Post-holders will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) and employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references.

To request an application form please email recruitment@yorkchildcare.co.uk or telephone 01904 409763.


Early Years Practitioner  

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery,   Children's Centre  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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