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Level 3 Early Years Practitioner


Job Description:

Step Teachers are working with a preschool in Cambridge in search of a full-time, qualified, and experienced Level 3 Early Years Practitioner to join their dedicated team ASAP.

Are you a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner who takes genuine pride in your work?  Are you committed to delivering the utmost quality of care while fostering a collaborative team spirit? Then look no further!

Your primary responsibility will be ensuring the safety and well-being of all children while also serving as a key caregiver for a designated group. Through careful observation, assessment, and planning, you'll actively support children's rapid progress toward achieving Early Learning Goals.

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner requirements:

  • Possession of a recognized Level 3 Childcare qualification (e.g., NVQ 3 in Children’s Care, Learning, and Development)
  • Hold an enhanced DBS on the updated service

Skills and Experience for a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner:

  • Previous hands-on experience in caring for children aged 0-5 years
  • Comprehensive understanding of child development and early learning goals
  • A strong dedication to delivering top-notch childcare services
  • Proactive commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication for effective report writing, maintaining records, and communicating with parents and colleagues

Personal Attributes for a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner:

  • Skill in planning and executing engaging and stimulating activities tailored to individual children and groups to foster their learning
  • Adaptability and flexibility in approach
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for interactions with children, parents/caregivers, and coworkers
  • Dependability and punctuality
  • Trustworthiness and reliability
  • Demonstrated confidence, dedication, enthusiasm, and warmth in ensuring the best care and early learning experience for children
  • Prioritization of nursery needs over personal preferences
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team dynamic

Why Step Teachers? 

  • Our 3 core values. Honesty, hard work and professionalism.
  • Long-standing relationships with Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.
  • We pay through PAYE weekly!

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing Primary Teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers is an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we carry out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to various checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal. Recommend a friend and receive a share of £200 of Amazon vouchers AND a chance to win a European holiday worth £1000! – If you know anyone who is looking for temporary, permanent or supply work then get in touch with us today!

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    'A' level/Higher or equivalent

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