Early Years

Nursery Nurse Buckingham Primary School - Zero hour contract

Nursery Nurse Buckingham Primary School - Zero hour contract


We are recruiting for an Early Years Practitioner on a casual contract- Varied hours (July - December)

Level 2 and Level 3 Childcare qualified candidates
We are looking for the right candidates, who are motivated,
passionate, and a team player so the children have the best possible
environment to learn and develop in.

You will be expected to promote positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues, ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times and oversee the smooth running and high-quality practice within the room. To succeed you must be proactive, well organised, hardworking and passionate and show the ability to use your own initiative on a daily basis.

Responsibilities/Extra Information: 

  • To assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care.
  • To ensure all daily routines are adhered to. Adopt a creative and innovative approach towards practice, by being open to opportunities for improvements.
  • In line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Plan and provide safe, appropriate, child-led and adult initiated experiences, activities and play opportunities indoor, outdoor and in out-of-setting contexts, which enable children to develop and learn.
  • Select, prepare and use a range of resources suitable for children’s ages, interests and abilities, taking account of diversity and promoting equality and inclusion.
  • Maintain children’s records and carry out assessments.
  • To settle in new children and provide on-going support, under a key worker system, liaising with parents and maintaining good communications.
  • Undertake laundry and kitchen cleaning duties daily. Keep Laundry/other areas and kitchen clean and tidy.
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy Nursery. To ensure nursery policies for health, hygiene and safety are adhered to, with particular attention to hygiene practices and the prevention of accidents.
  • To keep abreast of current issues and attend training programs outside of working hours if necessary.
  • Contribute to and participate in team meetings/team activities, outside of working hours if necessary.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and implemented in the Nursery.
    Respect confidentiality within the setting and maintain high standards of conduct in keeping with the nursery.
  • Communicate with parents and other visitors in a calm, friendly and efficient manner.
  • Take reasonable care of yourself and others, to comply with the Nursery and School Health and Safety Policy

Contact: Tali Hann 01280 812864

Please send your CV/Application form to:


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Further Information:

Please ring 01280 812864 for further information or email recruitment@bps.bucks.sch.uk

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