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Nursery Practitioners

We are looking for passionate and experienced Nursery Practitioners to join our exceptional Nursery team. Could that be you? 

As our Nursery Practitioner, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations of our Nursery, focusing on creating a safe, welcoming and enriching environment where children can learn, play and grow. You will work closely with children aged 6 months – 4 years old, fostering their social, emotional, and cognitive development through engaging activities, interactive play and thoughtful guidance. 

About Clevelands Preparatory School 

Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI, Clevelands Preparatory School has earned the reputation as one of the most sought-after independent schools in Bolton. We recognise that raising a child is a balancing act and everything we do, from flexible opening and closing hours to remaining open for 50 weeks of the year puts our families first. 

We aim to encourage intellectual curiosity and productive learning habits in both our students and staff. Whether you are fully trained or seeking further qualifications, we have plenty of opportunities for you to broaden your skill set and reach your career goals. 

About the Role and You 

Contract Type: Full-time, permanent, all year round 

Salary: Up to £21,700 per annum  

Start Date: We have recently extended our Nursery provision, making this position available for an immediate start. 

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • A willingness to train towards or holds a Level 3 qualification in childcare. 

  • Outstanding communication. 

  • A friendly and helpful manner. 

And someone who has the ability to: 

  • Plan fun and engaging activities. 

  • Observe each child’s individual needs. 

  • Monitor and record children's progress. 

  • Assist children with personal care. 

  • Be prepared to serve food and drinks for the children and encourage good nutrition and sociable eating. 

  • Work closely with team members and provide a stimulating room. 

Why Choose Us? 

  • You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on children's lives during their crucial developmental years. 

  • Collaborative and supportive team environment that values your expertise and ideas. 

  • Ongoing professional development and training to enhance your skills and career prospects. 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 

  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays.  

  • Access to excellent resources and facilities to support your teaching and learning strategies. 

  • Bursaries for your children at any Alpha School. 

  • ‘Refer a Friend Scheme’ for financial reward 

To find out more about this role, please read our Job Description.

If you feel like this role aligns with your skill set and experience, we encourage you to apply for this role. 

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please fill out our Application Form and return this to recruitment@alphaschools.co.uk along with your CV.

We look forward to welcoming you to Clevelands Prep! 

Clevelands Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level with costs covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.