Apply Now

Early Years Practitioner – London

Job details

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Contract
Reference: SW2412024

iPeople SC Solutions is currently looking for Early Years Practitioners to work for our clients in London and the surrounding areas. 

The successful post holder is required to be productive member of a staff team, providing an emotionally secure, stimulating and safe learning environment, that will ensure the children and families are prepared for and experience a positive transition into full time education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide by forward planning, learning programmes for individuals or groups of children appropriate to their needs and developmental stages in accordance with the Early Years Curriculum.
  • To be innovative by providing a stimulating and appropriate range of activities that promotes the early learning goals, in accordance with the Childcare Standards and Regulations
  • To work in a productive partnership with parents/carers, resulting in the appropriate sharing of information and consultation with regard to the needs and developmental progress of the children.
  • To be aware of Child Protection Procedures and report immediately to your line Manager any concerns which arise, to record this information and to identify the appropriate action where necessary.
  • To encourage positive self-image in children and their family regardless of cultural  heritage, race, religious beliefs disability and gender.
  • To develop an awareness of, and maintain a high standard of health and safety requirements in the centre adhering to legislative guidance.
  • To undertake key worker responsibilities for a group of children. To monitor and record their development within their individual early years profile, using this information to enable appropriate developmental targets for the child to be set.
  • To develop knowledge and skills that contributes to the overall enhancement of the service through attending relevant training courses.
  • To be an active participant in individual and group supervision meetings, and to contribute in staff and parent/staff meetings.
  • To undertake any relevant or appropriate duties as required.


  • NNEB, CACHE, B-Tech 3, NVQ 3 or Equivalent Qualification
  • A thorough knowledge of children’s developmental needs from 0-8
  • To be able to demonstrate excellent childcare practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively and fluently using appropriate style both verbally and in writing.
  • A recognition of the importance of effective teamwork
  • Ability to understand the importance of providing a service which promotes positive self images for all.
  • Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility where appropriate
  • To have a basic understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation and to undertake training to enhance awareness.
  • To be able to recognise the importance of multi-agency working and be willing to participate in the process.

Working hours: 7.30 am – 6.00pm

If you are a qualified Early Years Practitioner with NVQ level 3 qualification, please apply with your CV.

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx

Can't Find What You're looking for?

Find your next job

Register with us and one of our experienced iPeople recruits will let you know when the perfect job becomes available.

Do you know someone you think would be perfect for one of our job vacancies?

Recommend a friend

Job Alerts

Subscribe to get notifications when new job openings are published

Recommend a friend bonus - iPeople SC Solutions

Share this role