Early Years Educators – Full Time

Bristol – Easton and St Pauls

The Role:

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering children’s care routines
  • Ensuring that you are delivering our ‘learning through play’ educational ethos
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with parents
  • Introducing innovative activities and constantly challenging children’s learning and development
  • Promoting child welfare and ensuring safeguarding procedures are followed

Supporting children’s learning and development by:

  • Ensuring that there is a high level of positive interaction with children
  • Providing fun, challenging and creative play experiences that encourage children to be curious and which spark their interests
  • Seizing opportunities to engage in ‘teachable moments’ within children’s play
  • Ensuring that learning is play-led; focusing on the ‘process’ of an activity rather than the end product
  • Applying your expert knowledge of child learning and development and the importance of child involvement in that process, to put in place supporting strategies for all children
  • Working with all children and their families to ensure that they are supported in the nursery

 Supporting community engagement and customer service by:

  • Supporting the management team’s programme of community engagement and positively representing the nursery to external stakeholders
  • Behaving in a friendly, courteous and professional manner in all contact with colleagues and members of the public

Promoting child protection, integrated working and the welfare of the child by:

  • Ensuring that Raised in Bristol’s child protection procedures are consistently implemented
  • Ensuring that the nursery consistently promotes positive behaviour, self-control and independence in the children through effective behaviour management strategies and developing children’s social, emotional and behavioural skills
  • Being aware of risks within the environment to ensure that the nursery is safe at all times
  • Liaising with the local authority and other professionals associated with the Nursery

Other responsibilities:

  • To be available for some evening and occasional weekend work
  • To carry out any other activity that may be reasonably requested by the Head of Nursery.

We’re looking for qualified Early Years Educators that can bring energy and passion to their work. The Raised in Bristol team is growing and we want people like you to join us! This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are looking to do more in both their career and community. We have positions available across our nurseries in Easton and St Pauls.If you’re:

  • Passionate about education and making a difference to the lives of children.
  • Positive – always see the ‘glass half full’.
  • Driven by a ‘make it happen’ attitude.
  • Able to bring high energy to every task you take on.
  • Have a solution driven approach to problems.
  • Reliable, hardworking and ready to learn lots (also to teach us lots).
  • Looking for an opportunity to be more connected to the community.
  • Interested in making profit for the whole community rather than a private owner.

We want to hear from you – please get in touch!


Education & Training
NNEB, NVQ Level 2 or 3 (Childcare & Education), BTEC (Childcare) or equivalent, or higher qualification.

Up to date first aid and child protection qualifications.

Skills & Experience
Post qualified experience with children aged 6months – 5 Years.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child protection. procedures; health and safety procedures, nursery records, child development.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of early years curriculum; anti-discriminatory practices.

Knowledge of statutory requirements and legislation related to operating OFSTED registered provision.
Knowledge and understanding of child development and pedagogical approaches in Early Years Education & Childcare.
Comprehensive knowledge of the EYFS Framework.

A level of commercial knowledge and understanding.

Personal Attributes
Honest and reliable.
Energetic, enthusiastic and
Accountable, able to use initiative and to take responsibility.
Flexible and ready to embrace change and development.
Able to build and maintain relationships with a variety of key stakeholders.
A passion for creating the best start in life for children.

Contract & Applications:

Full time 40 hours a week.
We also have part time roles available with negotiable hours.


£20,208 per annum rising to £21,057 in April 2022

Please apply through our website – https://www.raisedinbristol.org.uk/careers-at-raised-in-bristol

No closing date for this role.