Qualified Early Years Practitioner - Caversham

Due to expansion, Caversham Nursery School is looking for an experienced Early Years Practitioner to join our Outstanding nursery team.

Full-Time (Permanent) Starting as soon as possible
£20,493 - £21,748 (SCP 8-11, RG3)

This is an all year round, 37 hours per week, with key person responsibilities, compressed hours working 4 days a week, across Monday to Friday.

Applicants must be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in childcare and education, with at least 2-years’ experience of working with children from birth to 5 years and in the delivery of high quality childcare and education. You must be warm, caring, organised and dynamic, have an excellent knowledge of the EYFS and be self-motivated. You will provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment where children are at the forefront of all you do.

We offer a competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Compressed hours over 4 days a week
  • 24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)
  • Discounted Childcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts

Please email admin@cavershamnursery.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 9375429 for an application pack.


Closing date: Monday 6th December 2021
Shortlisting: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Interviews: Applications will be looked at upon receipt


For further information on the above post please contact;  Caversham Nursery School, 114 Amersham Road, Caversham RG4 5NA Tel: 0118 9375429. You can learn more about our setting in the Caversham Nursery School section of this website.  Applicants are welcome and encouraged to visit us.

Please do not send a C.V. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. We have a strong commitment to inclusion and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practises. Successful applicants will be required to provide satisfactory background checks, references and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought.