27 Mar, 2023

Nursery Practitioner - Ipswich, Suffolk

  • Oakland Hall Day Nursery
  • Ipswich, UK
Full time, Full or Part Time Qualified Practitioner

Job Details

Nursery Practitioner Level 2 and above

Monday to Friday Full-time (38 - 40 hours per week + overtime) (One full day off a week)

Full Job Description

Do you have a passion for working with young children and a desire to help them develop and flourish in a wonderful environment and as part of a great team?

Would you like the opportunity to develop your skills and experience in an setting that will invest in you?

We are offering an opportunity for you to work with a friendly, fun and inspirational team who value every child and member of staff.

Our Nursery

Oakland Hall Nursery was established in 2013. Our Suffolk nursery is Conveniently located with easy access to the train and bus services. You also have great choice of lunch venues and supermarkets to visit for lunch breaks.

Our nursery is fully refurbishment and set in wonderful Listed Building. Our nursery rooms are contemporary, light, and spacious. We have two large garden areas that enables a range of outdoor learning experiences. We pride ourselves on the family feel we have in the nursery for staff, children, and parents alike.

Early Years Practitioner

This is an exciting and fulfilling role that incorporates lots of variety. As a Early Years practitioner you will spend your days looking after children from 3 months old, right up to toddlers. You’ll ensure that the children have fun whilst being sensitive and attentive to their individual needs.

As an Early years Practitioner, you will need to be confident in speaking to parents, work well within a team and communicate effectively with others. As part of the team we will offer training and personal development.

  • To work as a member of our nursery team, contributing both in terms of initiative and creativity to an environment which encourages the all round development of our children
  • To provide a high standard of care to all children
  • To strive to understand the policies and procedures in place within our Nursery and to actively seek out help, advice and support from more senior members of staff
  • To be involved in all aspects of the day to day running of our Nursery including cleaning.
  • To be a reliable member of the Oakland Hall Day Nursery team, working cooperatively and flexibly whilst fulfilling a range of tasks across our Nursery
  • To have a general understanding that every child is different and so are their needs
  • To have a desire and self motivation to learn and understand child development
  • To observe each child’s progress and consider their next steps developmentally
  • To be involved in developing positive relationships with parents/carers and outside agencies with support from Senior staff
  • To work productively with colleagues
  • To assist with the supervision of children whilst playing and learning – both inside and outside
  • To assist with the supervision of children whilst they are eating and sleeping
  • With the support and guidance of senior staff, to assist with planning a programme of activities which are age and stage appropriate for children following the EYFS guidelines
  • To assist with the creation of a stimulating and attractive classroom environment

Oakland Hall Day Nursery provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Salary: £20,082.00-£20,628.00 per year


Nursery Practitioner

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Private Day Nursery

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