Nursery Practitioner in Leicester

Location: Leicester
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Grandir UK
Job Hours: Full-time
Remote: Work from home

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We are delighted to announce our official certification as a Great Place To Work , reflecting our commitment to creating a positive and thriving environment for our employees. This accreditation aligns with our overarching mission to deliver high-quality childcare and education, fostering the growth of children into happy, smart, and healthy individuals. Placing children and families at the core of our efforts, we acknowledge that our dedicated teams play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional education and care.

The Old Barn Day Nursery in Narborough - Leicester, part of Grandir UK, is currently looking for a Nursery Practitioner to join our team. You’ll be working hard to care for, support and meet the needs of our children. 

Monday - Friday = 40 Hours Per Week (Other times and hours may be considered)

Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart, and healthy and thrive as individuals. Excellent quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector, we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do. 

Join us and enjoy the following:

1. Incentives:

a. Employee benefits portal, which includes discounts at 100’s of online high street stores
b. Staff referral scheme – recommend your friends and family to work for us. and be rewarded with a cash bonus
c. Heavily discounted childcare 

2. Well-being

a. ‘Wellbeing Day’ – an extra day off just for you 
b. 24/7 remote GP appointments with prescriptions delivered to your home
c. Healthcare cash back plan – claim cash back on medical procedures such as dental care and physiotherapy

3. Recognition

a. ‘May I Say Thank You’ A whole month dedicated to recognising employees hard work & dedication, including an all-expenses paid awards ceremony
b. Reward and recognition points – turn your points into cash through our benefits portal
c. Additional paid holiday for Christmas closure to spend with your family and friends

What will you be doing:

  • Promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.
  • Assume key carer responsibilities for designated children.
  • Ensure that all children attending the nursery receive rich and stimulating experiences appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  • Prepare and support children’s activities
  • In the absence of the Team/Room Leader maintain effective day-to-day management of the playroom.
  • Contribute to ensuring that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Support and mentor students and un-qualified staff to ensure delivery of high-quality childcare practice.
  • Grandir UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief.


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