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We have a vacancy to join our wonderful team at the University Nursery.

We are looking for:



If you are the type of person who doesn’t mind getting messy, a good sense of humour and like to provide the best for children – please get in touch today.

We offer excellent rates of pay, paid lunch break, additional Christmas closure and University closure days, staff training days and uniform.


Full time Nursery Practitioner Level 3.

We currently have a vacancy to join our team. 

Starting salary: £19,612 per annum, 40 hrs per week increasing to £20,130pa

The nursery caters for 74 children from birth to five years old.

 You will:

• Provide the children with a safe, secure and home like environment. The aim of our curriculum is to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to explore and understand the world around them through play.

• Have a working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage

• Operate a key person system and liaise with parents, carers, and senior staff

• Plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs and interests of the children, individually and in a group.

• Work as part of a highly motivated and professional team.

You must:

• Have a full, relevant and valid level 3 qualification as minimum.

• Be flexible and creative and have the commitment to provide first class


• Have the ability to promote good practice in a professional manner

• Have good organisational skills.


Safeguarding children is of vital importance to The Bristol University Day Nursery. Please note all applicants must undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure. (England and Wales). All checks will be funded by the nursery.

Bristol University Day Nursery is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job description (PDF, 53kB)

Person Specification (PDF, 14kB);‌


Please fill in the Job Application Form (Office document, 88kB) and email with a covering letter and CV to:

We look forward to hearing from you.