The Red House

Children’s Centre

Early Years Practitioner

Maternity Cover

The Red House is an independent Nursery for children aged 2 to 4+ years with a diverse teaching team that is committed to providing the ‘best possible’ experiences for children and their families.

Situated in a detached house where the warm homely environment reflects our ethos, we are a community, working, learning, being and existing together on a daily basis. We constantly engage with educational research both our own research and others’, ensuring that everyone who works with us is challenged and inspired by original ideas and alternative ways of re thinking early years practice.

Consistently graded as an ‘outstanding’ setting by Ofsted since prior to 2010 and recognised as investors in people The Red House is an open plan learning environment that is filled with diverse resources for example – open fires in the winter, clay, spinning wheel, sewing machines, woodwork, Bauspiel construction, always retaining a focus on naturally occurring resources/opportunities, both inside and outside the building.


If you are proactive and motivated to constantly reflect on your practice – constantly re-imagine your pedagogy through working collaboratively with children and colleagues then you may be interested in the advertised post.

An enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a team in an open plan environment will be an essential characteristic of any successful candidate.
An interest in our five core curriculum principles of: art, music, gardening, storytelling and movement would be beneficial.

Qualifications and experience required:

Level 3 desirable but not essential.
Previous nursery experience desirable but not essential.


Full or Part time. Hours per week.

31.75 hours per week over Monday 7:45 – 16:00, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday’s 10:00 – 16:00.


Fixed term contract

Salary: £13,208 – £14,859

Apply via the application form or go to our e-teach link :—maternity-cover-1057220?lang=en-GB&frmsrh=Y

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