Snapdragons Nursery: Head of Early Years Practice (Maternity Cover)

We are currently in the process of recruiting a passionate and dedicated Head of Early Years Practice (Maternity Cover).

The role of the Head of Early Years Practice is to provide professional leadership, compliance with regulatory requirements and to ensure the setting delivers the highest standards of care and education, working alongside the Nursery Manager.

Head of Early Years Practice (Maternity Cover):
40 hours per week, year-round.

You must have experience of a senior role within an early years setting. Early Years Teacher Status or a PGCE is a benefit to this role but we will also consider candidates with other qualifications who have exceptional experience within the early year.

Have you got the skills needed to inspire and enrich a young child’s life, creating foundations that will guide them through their whole life? Use this opportunity to show how passionate you are about childcare and demonstrate this in a positive and welcoming environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our friendly team at the Horfield nursery. The nursery is registered for 122 children between the ages of 0 – 5 yrs. and opens from 7.30am – 6.30pm daily, 51 weeks of the year.

We offer an attractive salary of £23,000+ per annum depending on qualifications and experience and cover is to start from May 2018 with flexible interview dates available.
Snapdragons are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory employment references. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Please go to to complete an Employee Application Form. Informal enquiries should be directed to Mrs Nicki Jones / Mrs Pam Gray on 01225 791122 or by emailing

Snapdragons Nursery
The Old Chapel
635A Gloucester Road

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