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Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Cover)

University of Nottingham - Child Care Services

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £18,709 to £20,130 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: REG389121

The University of Nottingham are looking to appoint an Early Years Practitioner to join our OFSTED “Outstanding” provisions on a fixed term basis.

With a strong commitment to high quality provision, you will need to be creative and able to provide a stimulating environment for children that engages their interest, curiosity, exploration and discovery skills. Working as part of a dedicated team you will be required to build strong relationships with the children and their families, whilst providing a safe and emotionally secure environment in which the children can thrive.  As a job share post holder you will have joint responsibility for developing your working relationship and methods with your job share partner.

You will have access to a supportive management, focused on your development and career progression. We will carry out and analyse regular observations and produce individual development plans. You will have access to our Leadership and Management Academy, which allows you to develop your skills in managing, at all stages of your career, along with other relevant training.

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a highly competitive salary, and a range of benefits and rewards, including a generous holiday allowance (up to 38 days per year pro rata), a highly attractive pension scheme, and industry leading Maternity and sick leave policies.

This is a part time (23.25h per week), maternity cover until 20 November 2022.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Livia, tel: 0115 95 15222 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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