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Nursery Practitioners:

Ref: 2017-001

Contract Type: 10 to 40 hours per week:  Term-time only, and Full-time positions available.

Please contact us for more information.

(over time and additional hours may be available in holiday periods.)


Wage: below are the wage descriptors for the different positions we are advertising.

Nursery Practitioners:  Meet National Minimum Wage

Supply Practitioners: Meet National Minimum Wage

Apprentice Practitioner: National Apprentice Minimum Wage

Senior Practitioners: £7.20 -7.50 per hour

Healthy Eating Co-ordinator: £7.20-7.50 per hour

Leader of Learning: To be determined depending upon experience and qualifications.

Deputy Manager: Salary to be determined depending upon experience and qualifications.

Manager: Salary to be determined depending upon experience and qualifications.


All wages are reviewed periodically in line with performance and government guidelines.

From October 2017 Wayman Developments Ltd T/As Child’s Play Private Nursery will be offering all employees a NEST Pension.


Brief Description of posts: In brief we are looking for candidate(s) who has a passion for working with children and families and can work under the ethos which we operate "a place which allows children to be children."

The successful candidate must be able to work as a team player, individually and use their initiative.

Understanding of the EYFS and experience of planning for, assessing and observing children is desired. (This is essential for senior and management vacancies.) Full training will be provided by Child’s Play Private Nursery.


Refer to the full downloadable job description at the top of the page.  


Qualifications and training required: You must hold a relevant Childcare qualification at Level 3 or above (higher is desired for senior and management vacancies). Additionally, you are also required to hold a GCSE in Maths and English at C or equivalent.


Start Date: From 2017 onwards- to be determined at time of appointment.


How to Apply: We do not accept CVs by way of application.


• You can complete our online application form on this page.

• Alternatively, you can download the application form from this page and return it to nursery.

• You MUST ensure that you download and read the job description via the link on this page before applying for any vacancies here at Child’s Play Private Nursery.

• By clicking ‘submit’ on the online application you agree that all of the information submitted it true and accurate, any false or misleading statements may inhibit your success with this application as well as any future vacancy which may be advertised by Wayman Developments Ltd.


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Please note: we have not set any closing dates for any of these posts.

If you have not heard from us within 8-12 weeks of your application, please assume on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

However, we may still be in touch as we will be filling some posts at Newton Aycliffe as we gain for custom throughout the first 6 months of opening.





Apprentice Practitioner:

Ref: 2017-003

Supply Practitioners:

Ref: 2017-002

Nursery Practitioner

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Supply Practitioner

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Apprentice  Practitioner

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Senior Practitioner:

Ref: 2017-004



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Leader of Learning:

Ref: 2017-005

Nursery Manager:

Ref: 2017-007

Deputy Manager:

Ref: 2017-006

Leader of Learning

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Deputy Manager

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Nursery Manager

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Healthy Eating Co-Ordinator:

Ref: 2017-008

Healthy Eating Co-Ordinator

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