Nursery Practitioner Qualified – Full Time
Website Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries
Where children grow their wings and learn to fly
Nursery Practitioner (Level 2) – up to £23,504 + New Starter Bonus*
Nursery Practitioner (Level 3) – up to £25,002 + New Starter Bonus*
Are you a passionate and dedicated Nursery Practitioner? If so, we would love you to join us and become part of our Hungry Caterpillar Family. Each day you’ll have the opportunity to bring fun, joy, smiles and laughter to the children whilst providing safe, high quality education, care and positive outcomes for each child. At Hungry Caterpillars, we embrace natural learning environments, a forest school approach to the great outdoors and learning through play. Our focus on professional development ensures that, you will be able to grow, flourish and reach your full potential too.
If this sounds like the perfect place for you, we would love to hear from you.
The nursery is located at 1 Academy Gardens, Northolt, Ealing, UB5 5QN, with easy access local transport routes and the A40/M4. Our fully renovated building has bright spacious rooms for each of the age groups, fantastic resources and learning opportunities both inside and outside. Our fabulous staff team ensure that children flourish and leave fully prepared for the adventure ahead. The team have access to their own staff room away from the nursery rooms that is regularly stocked snacks and the occasional treat. Nearby are plenty of amenities and green spaces to get fresh air.
Why should you join our Award Winning nursery group?
Up to £500 New Starter Bonus* (paid in two instalments)
50% off of childcare fees from day one*
Bupa Health Care package*
Refer a friend to our team / parent to our nursery bonuses
‘The Caterpillar Academy’ – 5 annual fully paid training days; Online training portal; Full and Relevant Early Years Qualification courses; career progression with internal promotions supported
Annual ‘Superstar Awards Day’ to celebrate individual & team achievements
28 days annual leave which includes bank holidays & a whole week break over Christmas plus an extra day for your birthday off work, fully paid!*
Experience / Qualifications – What you will bring to the role:
Full & Relevant Early Years Qualification
Previous experience of shaping little lives & positively impacting families
Great communication skills, including the ability to understand babble
A sense of humor 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.
A passion for a play based approach to children’s learning and development
Commitment – even to reach the end of that story that has been interrupted 5 times
Patience & passion, enabling you to build effective & lasting relationships that will reward you with love, pride & a sense of achievement you won’t find in other roles!
Standard working hours are 40 hrs per week over 5 days, Monday to Friday, around the current shift system.
Flexible options include: 40 hrs per week over 4 days / 45 hrs per week over 5 days.
If you think you could be our new Nursery Practitioner, apply today or get in touch with us to find out more about what the Hungry Caterpillar family can offer you!