Childcare Practitioner – Tops Mini Mariners

  • Permanent
  • South West
  • Up to £24,564 GBP / Year
  • Salary: Up to £24,564

Website Tops and Aspire

Tops Days Nursery in Mini Mariners is seeking a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner to join our team, working on a full-time capacity. This is a family centred environment nursery situated just outside of the heart of Taunton town centre. 

Employees benefit from being minutes away from a variety of different amenities such as cinemas, a range of shopping centres and the beautiful All Saints Church.

The 36 place has the luxury of being close to the River Tone and also Victoria Park, both just waiting to be explored! By having such a convenient setting it allows us to offer the children a wide variety of activities and experiences. The nursery run a number of extra-curricular activities including Tops Forest School, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, meditation and much more!

If you want to play a pivotal role in educating the next generation in an award winning, sustainable day nursery… join our family today!


£700 Welcome Bonus. Why not be rewarded with a massive incentive to kick off the start of your journey with Tops Day Nurseries. All successful candidates are eligible
Health & Wellbeing. We know that sometimes life can be a bit tricky, or you might need a little guidance and support. We offer Counselling session, Yoga Therapy, Mental Health First Aider on call, private medical scheme and so much more!
Childcare Discounts. It is not always easy to cover the costs of childcare, so we are really pleased to offer you a generous up to 60% discount within Tops Day Nurseries to support your family’s needs.
Birthdays Off. Sure, Birthdays with colleagues can be fun but we give you the day off to celebrate, YOU! Plus, the longer you collaborate with Tops Day Nurseries, the more your holiday entitlement grows.
Bank Holiday: There is an option for you to either take the day off or even better why not earn extra money by working on bank holidays.




Support and promote children’s early education and development
Plan and provide effective care, teaching and learning that enables children to progress and prepares them for school
You must be brave and innovative. Don’t follow the crowd, do what makes you proud.
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
You will preferably have a little quirkiness – If a child request that you be an astronaut navigating a rocketship full of dinosaurs through out of space, you will be the best astronaut you can be!
Develop effective and informed practice
Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children
Must not be afraid to dance in the rain, make mud pies, build sandcastles in the snow and explore the local environment.
Work in partnership with the key person, colleagues, parents and carers or other professionals
Be passionate about sustainability and caring for the environment


Minimum requirement: 

A minimum of a Level 3 Early Years Qualification is required. All successful candidate will be subject to safety checks, including a full-completed Application Form and a DBS Checks.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues and applications. Individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


More Benefits:

Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
Annual pay review
29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
Company pension
Great career progression
Continuous in-house and external training opportunities
Regular supervisions
An eco-friendly company with BCorp accreditation
Uniform Provided


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