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Job Vacancy

Early Years Practitioner for Ripley Nursery School Childcare

Hours as required.

Salary: £8/hour

We are looking for an exceptional Early Years Practitioner to work within our Childcare Facility.

Job requirements

One of the following; NNEB Diploma, BTEC Diploma in childhood studies, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education.

Experience of working with young children in an early years setting.

Friendly, caring and professional manner required.

Experience of planning and delivery an appropriate child-centered curriculum for young children.

Ability to work as part of a busy team.

Knowledge required

  • Legislation relevant to Early Years including EYFS, SEN and Safeguarding.
  • Child development.

Skills required

  • Ability to carefully observe, record, report and evaluate children’s learning for children’s records and to plan further learning experiences.
  • Ability to work in partnership with parents to enhance children’s learning.

Please contact Cathy Bednal or Stacey Bradshaw for further information and an application form at: Ripley Nursery School, Sandham Lane, DE5 3HE 01773 745014

Closing date: Friday 9th November 2018

Interview date: Friday 16th November 2018

Vacancy for a temporary Childcare Manager


We are looking for a strong, dynamic leader who is a fantastic early years practitioner with experience of managing small teams and an understanding of the role of a childcare manager. We are a childcare facility working closely and in collaboration with a nursery school; we have a shared ethos and child-centred approach to early years education.


Please telephone school 01773 745014  or email to arrange a visit with the Head Teacher.


Closing date: Friday 9th November 2018



Training opportunities

If you are a sixth-form, college or university student, studying towards childcare and education qualifications, and are interested in Ripley Nursery School Childcare as your placement setting, please contact Stacey Bradshaw, Childcare Manager on 01773 745014 ext. 2 or alternatively, email

Unfortunately we do not have any current vacancies - however if you would be interested in volunteering, please read the information above and contact Stacey Bradshaw.