29 Jul, 2023

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 / 3

  • Butterfly Day Nursery
  • Cambridge, UK
Full time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic motivated team member with a passion for childcare to join our team and take on the role of Nursery Practitioner

Butterfly Day Nursery is a small, non-chain nursery, we have been around for over 30 years, there is ample free parking, good public transport links. We are about 5 minutes away from the Grafton Centre, so pretty central.

We offer very pleasant working conditions including free training, continuous professional development, free lunch whilst on duty and uniform. We are a very friendly team.

If you have a genuine love for caring for children and don't mind getting messy, a big smile, a nurturing and caring personality, are hardworking with a "can do" attitude are you someone who genuinely wants to make a positive contribution from day one to promote the welfare of the children in our care?

Are you a supportive team player who is wanting to share and support the strong ethos of our Nursery to foster positive relations with colleagues, parents, and carers, then we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll do

  • Be the key person for a group of children, observing, planning and assessing their development
  • Provide high quality childcare to children through the nursery
  • Create enriched learning opportunities for children in line with EYFS
  • Positively promote the welfare and positive behaviour of the children in our care
  • Share and support the strong ethos of our Nursery and foster positive relations with parents/carers
  • Keep children’s’ development records and produce Education and Care Plans when required

About you

  • A genuine desire to make a significant contribution from day one
  • Adaptable to meet the variable needs of the children and the Nursery.
  • Self-motivated to learn and develop
  • Friendly, flexible, reliable and committed
  • Supportive Team player and effective communicator (both verbally and in writing)
  • Qualified to Level 2 in childcare or equivalent essential and willing to work towards Level 3 desirable

We can offer

  • Free Training and development.
  • 26 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Contributory pension scheme which both you and Butterfly will contribute to
  • Local off- road parking
  • Central location for Cambridge and Grafton Centre
  • Free Butterfly Day Nursery polo shirt and fleece
  • Christmas closure
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free DBS check
  • Full Induction
  • Competitive salary according to experience and qualifications £15,538.00-£21,675.00 per year.

Unless stated otherwise, we do require an application form, completed in full, should you wish to be formally considered for a role with Butterfly Day Nursery. CV's will not be considered as a formal application but as an expression of interest only. Occasionally we fill a role sooner than expected, we reserve the right to withdraw vacancies before an advertised closing date. Early application is advised. An e-mail is sent to confirm receipt of applications forms, please contact us if you have a problem submitting your application.


Please note this position is subject to satisfactory references and a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure. If you are registered with the online DBS Update Service, this may escalate your application process


£15,538.00-£21,675.00 per year


Nursery Practitioner

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Job Description

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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