Job Description

About Us:

Little Dukes is part of the Dukes Education family – a group of independent nurseries, schools and colleges located throughout Europe. We are united in our common goal to provide exceptional educational opportunities to children of all ages. Our Vision is to offer the best pedagogical approaches, such as Montessori and Forest School, but with the flexibility for our members of staff to shine, grow and develop along with the children and families they support.

Are you passionate about working with young children and shaping their futures? Crescent II Kindergarten: The Kindergartens is recruiting for a full-time Nursery Nurse (Level 3 qualified or above) to join our team of highly skilled practitioners.

Set in the heart of our London communities, our Nursery offer an Outstanding pre-school experience. With a variety of different settings, from smaller cosier groups to larger, more bustling spaces, each share an ambition to nurture enthusiastic, kind, confident and imaginative young people. At our Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rated early years setting, we provide exceptional care and education to our children. If you are currently an Early Years Practitioner, Nursery Nurse, Early Years Teacher or have a level 3 in Early Years, this is the perfect role for you.

The Nursery Nurse will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the children in our nursery.
You will be required to lead and work as part of a team, supporting your colleagues to provide an enabling environment in which all children can play, develop and learn.
A key part of the role is around building and maintaining strong partnerships with parents to enable children’s needs to be met. You will need to be confident in formulating and operating a program of activities suitable for the range of children attending the nursery, in conjunction with the Head Teacher.
A good understanding of the EYFS is essential, and you will need to be familiar with conducting observations, age and stage checks, and updating these along with each child’s learning plan on a regular basis.

For those without formal qualifications, we also have exciting opportunities for unqualified practitioners who possess a genuine passion for working with children. If you have experience in a similar role or a deep desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply. We offer and extensive training programme for those wishing to gain early years qualifications. With our supportive teams and comprehensive training programs, you will have the chance to develop your skills and unlock your full potential.

Get in touch and apply today we would love to hear from you!

Dukes Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check and two professional references.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £24,850.00-£27,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday

School type:

  • Day nursery

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a Level 3 qualification or above in Childcare?


  • Childcare: 2 years (required)
  • Nursery: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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