Jun 14, 2018

Nursery Practitioner - Winchester

  • Poppins Nursery
  • Winchester, UK
Term Time Only Qualified Practitioner Senior Practitioner

Job Details

Poppins Nursery – Practitioner

Early Years Practitioners with level 3+ qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with young children and/ or children 2-4 years in a nursery setting.

Required Skills


  • Good knowledge of child development 0-5 years and young children’s needs
  • Experience of planning and assessing play opportunities to stimulate children’s development and learning - in line with the EYFS curriculum and Ofsted educational guidelines
  • Ability to time manage, plan and implement a suitable curriculum
  • Ability to lead and supervise day to day nursery activities
  • Experience of working in an Ofsted register setting and awareness of current Ofsted guidelines
  • Good classroom and behaviour management skills
  • Good knowledge of Safeguarding practices and experience of following and implementing policies
  • Excellent communication skills with young children and parents
  • Good ability to build and maintain positive relationships with children and parents/carers
  • Willingness to access and learn from supervision and training
  • Good organisational and administration skills and ability to make decisions
  • Good presentation skill and ability to be a positive role model
  • Strong commitment to equal opportunities and understanding of religious and cultural diversity
  • High level of personal integrity and commitment to developing positive relationships with colleagues and working in a collaborative and supportive manner

Qualifications and Education 


  • NVQ level 3+ in Early Years Education or Early Years Childcare
  • Good level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills 
  • Current clear DBS
  • Valid Paediatric First Aid Certificate


  • Safeguarding Level 3
  • Food Hygiene certificate
  • Clean drivers licence
  • Skills or vocational qualifications in arts, languages, sport or culture

For more information or informal discussions contact:

Eloisa Broadbent Poppins Nursery Manager - 01962 840022


 Jool Heller-Dixon Head of Centre



Nursery Practitioner,   Senior Nursery Practitioner,   Early Years Practitioner  

Job Description

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery,   Children's Centre  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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