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Early Years Practitioner - Free Live In Accommodation Provided

Surbiton, Surrey
£22,500 to £28,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Based in Surbiton, my client is looking to recruit Early Years Practitioners, with a minimum of 6 months free accommodation living in their shared home, to work at their well-established and reputable nursery.

This role is a great opportunity for candidates wanting to experience working and living in London, with all rent and bills paid for 6 months, and the nursery within walking distance from the property.

The property itself will be shared accommodation with other nursery professionals from the same company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide indoor and outdoor play experiences for the children in line with the policies of the Nursery and the guidelines of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • To participate in activity planning and implementation under the supervision and direction of the Lead Practitioner.
  • To help monitor the all-round development of the children through the key person system, regular observations and record keeping.
  • To help maintain the safety, security, physical and emotional welfare of the children in the Nursery and garden environments.
  • To bring to the immediate attention of the Lead Practitioner and/or Manager, any incidents or accidents.
  • To arrange for any individual to receive immediate first-aid and informing the Manager as appropriate.
  • To work positively with team members.
  • To act in the interests of your own safety & the safety of others at all times
  • To attend training sessions and staff meetings as necessary.
  • To support, supervise and assist all students in the Nursery, giving practical help and advice with assessments.
  • To inform the Manager if staffing levels are not met because of an emergency.
  • To maintain an up to date knowledge of current childcare issues, legislation and practices.
  • Anything else reasonably requested by the management of the organisation

Person Specification & Key Competencies

  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare
  • Previous childcare experience
  • An understanding of the developmental needs of children.
  • Basic Knowledge of health and safety
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding good practice


  • A minimum of 6 months free accommodation, all rent and bills included.
  • Walking distance to the nursery setting
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance, including paid Christmas shut down.
  • 'Wellbeing Day' - a paid day off to focus on your health and wellbeing
  • Heavily discounted childcare at our nurseries.
  • Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities.
  • Recognition point scheme (gaining points to spend in high street shops.)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Complimentary uniform
  • Staff referral scheme
  • Discounted dentistry/private healthcare
  • Award ceremonies including all-inclusive paid meals

Location: Surbiton

Salary: £22,500 - £28,000 per annum

Hours: 40 hours per week

Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.15am to 6.15pm

Our aim is to contact all successful applications within 5 days of receiving your application. Should you not of heard within 5 days, please feel free to contact us to confirm that your application has been received.

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  • Job Reference: 706407695-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elite Employment
    Elite Employment
  • Location: Surbiton, Surrey
  • Salary: £22,500 to £28,000
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent