Early Years Teacher

a and c recruitment
09 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Early Years Teacher – Leeds (LS8 2LE)

Our client’s nursery requires an inspirational Early Years Teacher with the experience, motivation and enthusiasm to ensure that children and staff thrive in their outstanding nursery based in Leeds.

Established since 1996, our client’s growing nursery aims to provide the best possible care and learning environment for children from 9 months to 4 years old. They have excellent teaching staff that support the children in developing into confident, independent and happy learners.

The nursery has a fabulous reputation in the community and therefore relies on high standards from their staff. They are looking for people who are passionate about children’s development and education.

You will be responsible for leading the EYFS curriculum in the Pre-School and supporting the development of staff across the nursery.

This is a full-time position, around 40 hours a week, typically 8am to 6pm (with some degree of flexibility for the right candidate)

Salary will be between £19,000 and £23,000, depending on experience, qualifications and capability.


• Have an Early Years Teachers (EYT) or Qualified Teachers Status (QTS) and leadership experience

• Deliver inspirational teaching in the Pre-School

• To be key to raising the quality of early year’s provision and act as an agent of change to improve practice in the nursery

• Ensure all children are safeguarded and their welfare and safety is promoted

• Help lead practice across the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), support and mentor other practitioners and model the skills and behaviours that safeguard and promote good outcomes for children, and, in addition, work in close collaboration with other agencies

• Drive the observation, assessment and planning strategy across the nursery

• Reflect, review and manage change to keep abreast with policy, research and training

• Have the skill, creativity, commitment, energy and enthusiasm required for leading practice in the early years.


• Minimum of Early Years Professional Status (EYPS), Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) or BA Hons in a relevant childcare related qualification.

Our clients would require candidates to embrace the Montessori philosophy and undertake any necessary training.

In return our client’s nursery looks after and values their staff, offering an excellent salary, training opportunities and benefits.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and successful nursery with great career and promotion prospects.

If you would like to know more or are applying for a job through us. Please do not hesitate to contact A&C Recruitment on (phone number removed), quoting Reference AC2023 and ask for Lucy

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