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Early Years Educator

Reference number: SW-011195
  • Salary: £10.58 - 11.75 per hour
  • Job Type: Jobs
  • Employer: London Early Years Foundation
  • Location: SE22 9EP, SE15 1JB, SW9 8QQ, SE5 8JU, SE14 6QQ and SE16 3PN.
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Job description

Our Early Years Practitioner (L3*) create inspiring experiences for our children whilst establishing a nurturing environment and encouraging bravery and curiosity in their development.

As an Early Years Practitioner (L3), you deliver the EYFS curriculum through child-led activities. You use your fun and creative flair to provide engaging learning opportunities for the children.

Early Years Practitioners (L3) have relevant child care qualifications at Level 3 or above, the experience of working in an Early Years setting, a good knowledge of safeguarding and child protection, and a positive and proactive attitude to work.

Job requirements


  • Full and relevant Level 3 or above qualification in Early Years
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child protection and safeguarding and the ability to take the lead in vulnerable situations when required
  • Continually strive for best practice in yourself while inspiring others
  • A child-centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding and child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting
  • Understand and value holistic methods of teaching and champion heuristic problem-solving in our children
  • Thorough understanding of the prime areas of the EYFS and how to be imaginative in your planning and execution
  • Encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together positively and compassionately


  • Strong desire to influence positive change when required through modelling the LEYF values; Brave, Fun, Inspiring and Nurturing

Please forward your cv to Mark at

Date posted: 21/09/2022

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