19 Sep, 2022

Early Years Practitioners and Room Leader

  • Little Deers Day Nursery
  • Little Deer's Day Nursery, Ringwood Road, Burley, Ringwood, UK
Full or Part Time Apprentice Deputy Management Management Qualified Practitioner Team Leadership

Job Details

Due to increasing numbers, we are looking for enthusiastic, fun loving, bubbly Early Years Practitioners and a Pre-School Room Leader to join our team. We offer all applicants an opportunity to come along, have a look around and meet the team before applying, simply contact us by email for more information.


☺️😊 If any of the following are what make you SMILE and you have an Early Years qualification, we have a great job opportunity for you:


Successful candidates will be required to:

  • have a big smile that makes every child feel special,
  • rapidly count many fast-moving little heads accurately,
  • be able to repeat yourself and explain why several times over,
  • read story books, upside down, in many different voices, with interruptions and random questions,
  • sing songs and nursery rhymes in front of an audience, ability to sing in tune not necessary,
  • dance in front of an audience, like no one is watching,
  • pretend to sample mud pies, nature soup, play dough creations and a variety of potions realistically, as well as drinking MANY cups of ‘tea’, not for the faint hearted,
  • see a stick as not just a stick, they have the capacity to inspire a child’s imagination like no toy ever invented, you never know what it may be,
  • see what some see as a ‘scribble’ as a story, a name, a word or a masterpiece,
  • hold 2-way conversations, even though you may not understand the other side,
  • have a love for jumping in muddy puddles, you’re never too old,
  • welcome all creatures, great and small, when presented to you with much excitement,
  • supply warm hugs as required,
  • be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something that gets you through even the toughest of working days.
  • last but by no means least, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There really is no other job quite like this one!


If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an idyllic nursery setting that values its team members and their work life balance, and you have an Early Years Qualification, level 2 or above or would like to gain one, we would love to hear from you!


Little Deers is a small nursery with a fun, friendly, welcoming atmosphere. We pride ourselves on a relaxed, happy working environment. In addition to offering a professional, yet fun place to work, with competitive rates of pay, ongoing training opportunities, flexible working hours and term-time options, we provide hot beverages, sweet treats (and savoury) and extra holiday for birthdays and Christmas shopping. Being a not-for-profit organisation, we re-invest everything back into the nursery and staff team to ensure the best for all of our Little Deers.


There is always something fun and exciting happening, there is never a dull moment. We embrace the outdoors and love to explore nature, whether in our natural outdoor learning environment or the wider forest with free roaming wildlife, we offer something quite magical.


We look forward to hearing from you 😊




£18,500 to £21,500 FTE Depending on position, qualifications and experience.


Nursery Practitioner, Room Leader, Nursery Apprentice, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years Teacher

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