Little Peeple Nursery, Littlemore, Oxford

Early Education and Childcare Practitioner (full time)

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Early Education and Childcare Practitioner in our Little Peeple Nursery in Littlemore. Applicants need experience of working with and caring for young children, ideally as a key person and be qualified to at least Level 2 in childcare.  An interest in how young children play and learn, good communication skills and the ability to form warm, caring relationships with babies and children, are essential.

Salary range: £8.50 to £9.33 per hour

Early Education and Childcare Assistant (part time)

We also require an assistant to work between 3.30pm and 5.30pm at the Little Peeple Nursery 5 days a week, term time only for ‘wrap around’ childcare after the pre-school sessions finish at 3.30pm. We can optionally offer up to 6 additional hours a week making total hours of between 10 and 16 per week. No previous nursery experience is required but experience of working with or caring for young children is essential.

Salary range: minimum wage up to £9.06 per hour according to qualifications and experience.

The Peep Learning Together Programme focuses on working with parents to encourage their involvement in their child’s learning and underpins all our work with children and families and all new staff will be given training in the Programme. 

Peeple is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. Peeple is committed to the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

For more information please phone 01865 397978 or email

Closing date for applications: Thursday 12th December, 10am

Interview date: The week beginning 16th December 2019

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To apply, please download and complete both forms below.  We do not accept CVs.

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