Nursery Jobs Manchester

Here at Tradewind Recruitment, we offer a wide variety of different Nursery Jobs in Manchester from junior to senior roles. It doesn’t matter whether you are just starting out or have been in the childcare sector for a long time, here at Tradewind Recruitment we can help provide you with a nursery job in Manchester.

If you have a mature approach to working yet have a great sense of creativity with a passion for working with infants, then a nursery job sounds perfect for you. Working with children who are 5 years old and under you will be closely analysing key development while providing them with appropriate physical, emotional and intellectual care. These children will grow and develop day by day which is a benefit in itself, knowing that you are making a difference.

To work in a nursery, you must be a flexible individual who doesn’t mind stretching their working hours to make sure each child is collected safely from the nursery. You must be able to follow policies and guidelines set out by the nursery, give appropriate limitations for the children in your care and have a vital understanding of children’s needs.

Job role of working in a Nursery

  • Develop learning programmes for each key child.
  • Have the ability to behave consistently in a caring and relaxed manner.
  • Participate in parent’s evenings, training days and staff meetings whether that is before or after working hours.
  • Provide a comfortable learning environment for all children to develop their skills.

What Qualifications will I need

Many nurseries differentiate in what they are looking for, and most will employ unqualified candidate as long as they have the correct GCSE grades and correct work experience. For many higher positions, you will need some form of a qualification, and there are plenty out there from BTEC’s to Diploma’s.

Requirements to be a Nursery Nurse

  • Grade A* - C in GCSE level qualifications, in particular for the core subjects including Maths and English.
  • Experience working with children and infants under 5 years old.
  • A Disclosure and Barring Service will be carried out which you must pass to be able to work with children.

How to improve my chances

Even though most nurseries will hire a candidate without any qualifications, you must be able to prove you can work with children which is why you must have work experience working in childcare whether it will show your future employer that you have had hands on experience. If you did want a qualification to put on your CV then we have a list of a few that might help you land a nursery job: National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB) Diploma, Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice, BTEC in Nursery Nursing, Level 2 Early Years Education and Childcare qualification, and having a First Aid Qualification is also desirable.

We run regular teaching and nursery workshops here at Tradewind Recruitment; they will help you get a Nursery Job in Manchester, or anywhere across the UK, so get in touch with us for more information. We have dedicated offices in BirminghamBristolHullLondonManchesterNottinghamPrestonSheffield and more, who are here to help.

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About Tradewind

Tradewind Recruitment recruit Primary, Secondary and Special Needs Teachers plus Support Staff to work in schools and pre-schools throughout the UK.

Tradewind specialise in placing teachers and support staff in schools throughout London, the Home Counties, Essex, Birmingham and Manchester.

Who do we recruit?

  • Primary Teachers
  • Secondary Teachers
  • Special needs teachers
  • Cover supervisors
  • Teaching assistants
  • Nursery nurses

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