Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Level 3

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Level 3

Are you an outgoing, forward thinking early years practitioner? If so, we want to hear from you! A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious early years practitioner (level 2 or Level 3) to work in our school.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Nursery Practitioner to work in our schools. The successful candidate will be a Confident, competent and empathetic person who is highly organised and efficient, who can work collaboratively and who is resilient.

"Woodpecker Hall has been honoured with the Silver Award in The Pearson National Teaching Awards for UK Primary School of The Year."

To support the EYFS and Leadership team in the day to day running of the nursery. To maintain a high standard of quality care, teaching and learning through an excellent balanced, varied, and fun Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. To supervise other staff where necessary and ensure safeguarding practice and health and safety are adhered to, and ensure compliance and that the nursery meets it statutory legal obligations.

You will need some experience in working in a nursery, be passionate and enthusiastic in working with young children with excellent interpersonal skills. You will need to be committed to providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities for our children, which support the aims and objectives of North Star Community Trust as a provider who are developing a centre of excellence.

Our goal is to provide outstanding education and life changing opportunities for all our children. We want to be recognised for academic excellence and having a reputation for giving pupils the critical skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in education, employment and life.

Woodpecker Hall is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. We share a clear vision for improving our children’s life chances through providing equality of opportunity, an engaging and purposeful curriculum and high-quality teaching and learning.

The academy is committed to your professional development. You will have ongoing support from the senior leadership team and will attend appropriate training and development opportunities. You will be given support, time and space to grow as a leader and improve the Nursery provision across the school. You will have the support of a dedicated senior leadership team to ensure you are able to focus on delivering outstanding teaching and learning.


Working at NSCT Academies brings many additional benefits for our dedicated and valued staff, including:

  • Continued professional development and opportunities across the Trust.
  •  Health Shield membership (employee assistant programme supporting with wellbeing and  offers many attractive discounts).
  • Pension scheme
  • A subsidised canteen for lunches
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free onsite parking


We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 In line with KCSIE updates, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.

 We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.