18 Jan, 2023

Nursery Teacher - Buttercups Teddington

  • Buttercups Day Nursery
  • Teddington, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

Role: Nursery Teacher

Location: Teddington

Hours: 40 hours per week

Flexi Option: Option to flex your hours over 4 day week

Salary: Circa £25,000

Qualification: NVQ/Cache Level 3 or equivalent

Why join the Buttercups Family?

 You are amazing – even if you don’t know it yet! As an Early Years Educator you are preparing the next generation for the challenges ahead; teaching them to ask questions, take risks and be mindful of the people and the world around them. We know just how hard - and how rewarding - this job is, which is why we will support you every step of the way.

At Buttercups we believe that a well-cared for team results in well-cared for children. That is why we strive to offer our staff every opportunity to develop with us to reach their full potential. We offer in-house and external training (wherever possible within working hours) including in exciting disciplines such as Forest School Leadership and Montessori. When you join Buttercups you join the whole group, so you have career opportunities across our eight nurseries. You also have the confidence of knowing that you are joining a team that offers Outstanding childcare, as it has done for over 40 years.

 Flexi Working

 Time off work is important to keep to you fresh, enthusiastic and raring to go. This is why we have introduced the Buttercups 4-day week. This allows you to choose to work your 40 hours over 4 days, giving you an extra day off every week!

 The Role

 We are looking for a qualified and experienced Early Years Practitioner who can fill our children’s days with fun and wonder! You will be responsible for:

·         Delivering our ‘Learning through play’ ethos;

·         Developing innovative activities to challenge our children;

·         Building excellent relationships with children, parents and colleagues;

·         Promoting child welfare and ensuring all safeguarding procedures are followed.


 ·         33 days holidays per year with additional day for your birthday;

·         Great career path and promotion prospects;

·         Further Training including in Forest School Leadership and Montessori;

·         4-day week option;

·         Discount on Childcare Fees (50% from day one increasing to 66% with service);

·         Fun social events throughout the year and an annual Christmas party;

·         Celebration of hard work – bonuses, vouchers and social events;

·         Discounts on high street shops such as Asda, Currys and PC World;

·         Wellbeing Centre;

·         Employee Assistance Programme.

What you will bring

·         NVQ/Cache Level 3 Diploma in Early Years, NNEB, Montessori Diploma, Early Years Degree or QTS;

·         Strong knowledge of EYFS and children’s learning and development;

·         Excellent interpersonal skills;

·         Self-motivation, innovation and a positive outlook;

·         Good verbal and written communication skills;

·         Strong planning and organisational skills;

·         Lots of energy; and above all,

·         A passion for delivering amazing educational experiences to children.

Location Teddington

A newly extended, homely nursery on Teddington High Street with bright colourful playrooms, a dedicated soft play room and a dance studio.

Facilities: Large garden with Forest School sessions.

Nursery Manager: Sam has 10 years’ experience in childcare and 5 years as Manager of our Isleworth branch. She is dedicated to developing her team.

How to get here: Nearest Station Teddington (0.5 km). Buses: 281, 285, 681, R68

What’s nearby: Situated on Teddington High Street.

Address: 133 High Street, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 8HH

 Apply online here:


Or email your CV to jobs@buttercups-nursery.co.uk


Circa £25,000


Nursery Practitioner

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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