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First Steps (Bath) is a charity and social enterprise, we are relentless in our mission to raise aspirations for children, families and communities through our Early Years Centers.  We are passionate about our staff; we believe they are key to enabling children to develop, learn in a safe environment and to build a positive relationship with parents.

We have a vacancy for a Senior Nursery Practitioner at our Moorlands Community Nursery. (Essential: Experience with children and families; NVQ level 3 in early years and childcare or equivalent, with at least two years post-qualifying experience). You will be a senior member of the team and at times will need to take the lead in the absence of the room senior to ensure high quality provision for children. You will create a safe and nurturing environment and plan, organise and deliver activities and learning experiences designed to improve outcomes for very young children. You will work in partnership with parents, carers and partner organisations

We offer many staff benefits which include an annual leave allowance which starts at 24 days + bank holidays a pension scheme with employer/employee matched contributions of 5% and support with child care. A list of staff benefits is displayed on our web site. First Steps staff have opportunities to expand their knowledge and experience through our specialist early years services.

These posts are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS) checks.

If you are passionate about inclusion and increasing opportunities for children then please apply. An application pack including job description is available by contacting reception, or by visiting our website

For an informal discussion about the post after receiving the pack, please contact:

Charlotte Miller, Early Years Centre Manager Moorlands 01225 317123

Senior Nursery Practitioner


£15,537 - £16,097 for a 37.5-hour week term time which is £10.62 - £11.01 plus paid holiday pay of £1,635 - £1,695


37.5-hour week term time

Contract Type:



Moorlands Community Nursery and Early Years Centre

Close Date:

Monday, 7 March 2022

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