• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Reading
  • £24,702 to £25,979 Per year £ / Year
  • 30 June 2024

Website Reading Borough Council

Permanent – All year round, 37 hours per week, with key person responsibilities.

Compressed hours over 4 days of the week – but working hours could be negotiable.

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and creating a positive impact on early childhood development?  Due to expansion we are looking for 2 x Early Years Practitioners to be a vital part of our vibrant nursery school community based at Amersham Road in Reading.

Candidates should possess a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 or its equivalent in childcare and education, along with a demonstrated ability in delivering high-quality childcare and education.

We are looking for a warm, caring, organised, and dynamic individual, possessing excellent knowledge of the EYFS and demonstrating self-motivation.  The role involves creating a secure and engaging environment where children are at the forefront of all you do.

Key Responsibilities:

Implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
Providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for children aged birth to 5 years.
Planning and delivering age-appropriate activities to foster holistic development.
Building strong relationships with children, parents, and fellow team members.

If you’re ready to embark on an exciting journey in early childhood education, we invite you to apply and contribute to the growth and development of young minds at Caversham Nursery School.


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

Local Government Pension Scheme
25 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years service)
50% Discounted Childcare scheme
2 x Free Social Events per year
Cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loans
A range of local discounts
Please email admin@cavershamnursery.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5429 for an application pack – Applications will be considered upon receipt


Visit the Nursery School website for more information – https://www.reysfederation.org/caversham-nursery-school


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.

To apply for this job please visit reabcli.webitrent.com.