Qualified Early Years Practitioner - Caversham (term time only)

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

Full-Time (Permanent)
37 Hours per week (hours negotiable)
£20,852 - £22,129 (pay award pending)

This is term time only, +2 weeks during the holidays, with key person responsibilities, working 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

An application pack is available to download below, alternatively please email admin@cavershamnursery.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5429 to request application forms.


Closing date: Friday 30th September 2022
Shortlisting: Applications will be looked at upon receipt
Interviews: TBC


For further information on the above post please contact; Caversham Nursery School, 114 Amersham Road, Caversham RG4 5NA Tel: 0118 937 5429. 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.