26 Jul, 2023

Early Years Nursery Practitioner (full time / part time)

  • Scallywags Nursery Chelmsford
  • Beaulieu Park, White Hart Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, UK
Full time, Part time, Full or Part Time Apprentice Assistant Qualified Practitioner Senior Management Senior Practitioner

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Scallywags Nursery Chelmsford - Job Description

Are you looking to become a passionate and experienced Nursery Practitioner? 

If so, we would love you to join us and become part of our outstanding team!

Each day you’ll have the opportunity to bring fun, joy, smiles, and laughter to the children whilst providing safe and high-quality learning environment. At Scallywags Nursery, we embrace natural learning environments and the Forest School Approach to the great outdoors and support children with learning through play.

Our focus on professional development ensures that, you will be able to grow, flourish and reach your full potential whilst working with us. If this sounds like the perfect place for you, we would love to hear from you.

Our nursery is located on Beaulieu Park’s sport playing field, in the heart of a vibrant estate in Chelmsford. Our beautifully renovated setting has plenty to offer the children indoors and outdoors, we also have full use of the playing field alongside other places within our community, such as our local library, duck pond and parks nearby.

Why should you join our OUTSTANDING nursery team?

-      Up to £250 New Starter Bonus*

-      Refer a friend bonus of £150!

-      6 annual fully paid training days; Online training portal; Early Years/Leadership & Management courses; career progression with internal promotions supported.

-      Monthly Employee gifts to celebrate individual & team achievements.

-      28 days annual leave which includes bank holidays off & a whole week break over Christmas, plus an extra day off for your birthday! *


Experience / Qualifications - What you could bring to the role:

-      Full & Relevant Early Years Qualification (Level 2+) OR willing to train towards a qualification.

-      Great communication skills.

-      A sense of humour which allows you to see the silver lining of every situation and have fun each and every day.

-      A team player with the ability to be flexible to the needs of the children and the team, with experience of leading a team.

-      Previous experience building positive partnerships with families.

-      A passion for a play-based approach to children’s learning and development

-      Commitment, patiencepassion, and the desire to ensure all children achieve their full potential regardless of their starting point.



Key Information:

·         Standard working hours are 8/9 hours per day - Monday to Friday from 8am – 6pm with 1 hour lunch break.

·         Flexible options include: 36 hours per week over 4 days / 45 hours per week over 5 days.

·         Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation and evidence of any qualifications essential to the role, undertake a DBS check and provide satisfactory references, prior to commencing employment with us.

·         If your application is successful, our team will be there to support you through our onboarding process, every step of the way.


If you think you could be our new Nursery Practitioner/ Assistant, apply today!

Get in touch with us to find out more about what the Scallywags family can offer you!


How can I apply for the role?

·        Facebook Messenger – Scallywags Nursery Chelmsford

·        Email; kerry.scallywags@googlemail.com

·        Telephone: 01245 468857

·        Indeed application


Job Types: Full-time & Part-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £26,500.00 per year


·         Childcare

·         Company events

·         Company pension

·         Employee discount

·         Free parking

·         Continuous professional development and training programmes


·         8- or 9-hour shift

·         Monday to Friday

·         No weekend work.

·         Work Location: One location



Up to Up to £26,500.00 per year


Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Senior Nursery Nurse, Senior Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Assistant, Early Years Practitioner

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Setting Type

Private Day Nursery

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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