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Early Years Practitioner Level 3

Streatham, London

Are you a qualified Early Years practitioner who just love to have fun and has a big smile.

Cavendish Lodge Nurseries is a family run nursery, not a national chain. We work hard to bring out the joy in all our children and staff in our nurseries. Our modern nursery settings are exceptional with lots of fun tools, routines, and resources to make their days busy, happy, and stimulating.

We are looking for passionate and committed qualified pre-school practitioners who enjoy working as a part of a team and will enjoy inspiring and developing our children.

​You will be empowered to contribute towards the planning of a fun and balanced creative curriculum that excites and engages our children based on their interests and next steps. You will also be required to track the learning and development of your key children.

In return we offer some of the best pay and working conditions in our area. We also offer additional training, a bespoke career development pathway and full in room support from our wonderful senior management team.

Depending on experience, we pay:

£27,040.00pa (£13.00ph)  to £28,080.00pa (£13.50ph)

Full-time position 

We also offer:

  • Flexible shifts to fit your lifestyle, work the hours your want including term time only positions.

  • Your choice of a 4 day working week 

  • Enjoy our family friendly, fun playful work environment

  • 35% childcare discount, 45% for senior staff

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Christmas and New Year break

  • Free inhouse induction & training for working with children

  • Opportunity to gain professional qualifications 

  • Free uniform to work in to keep you clean will painting with our little ones

  • Employee of the month bonus scheme

  • Long service awards, extra holiday day for holiday the first 4 years then

       extra pay on years 5, 8, 10, and 15 years)

  • Monthly Well being activities (paid lunches, social nights, staff room treats)

  • Local gym discount

  • Refer a friend bonus scheme 

  • Starting DBS paid for 

  • Fantastic Transport links 

  • Free parking



We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. To see our safeguarding policy please click HERE


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and appropriate checks if a person has spent significant time abroad, have a google search completed and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.


The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.


Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.


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