Level 3 (minimum) Early Years Practitioner

To start as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated practitioner to join our team within the Early Years at St Petroc’s.


We are looking for someone who works well as part of a team, who is proactive and who develops positive relationships with staff and pupils. 


Hours can be full time (40 hours) or part time, a minimum of 20 hours Monday to Friday. 


The successful candidate will be expected to continue their professional development, attending courses provided by both internal and external providers.


St Petroc’s has a reputation for high quality care offering an outstanding and nurturing experience in a beautiful, warm and traditional environment. The Early Years setting offers great facilities and promotes outdoor learning.


Staff work hard to ensure that the standard of teaching and learning that takes place in all classes is high and that it caters for a range of different learning styles; meeting the individual needs and abilities of every pupil. We are committed to developing the full potential of our pupils and will always look for ways to nurture their particular strengths and interests.


Our Early Years setting is a mixture of traditional and modern well equipped facilities. Each setting provides a spacious and welcoming environment, with its own enclosed outdoor space.


  • Working in a small friendly setting in a stunning location

  • Salary to be discussed at interview and dependent on qualifications and experience

  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments during term-time

  • Free on-site parking




All applicants must complete the St Petroc’s application form which is available on the website (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer).  The completed application form and a covering letter should be sent via email to or by post to:


Nursery Manager

St Petroc’s

40 Ocean View Road,


Ex23 8NJ


Further details about the School, application form, Job Description and Person Specification are available from the school

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Early applications are strongly encouraged and St Petroc’s reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.


PLEASE NOTE: St Petroc’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment.  All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

St Petroc's School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

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