We offer a wide variety of Nursery jobs in Birmingham here at Tradewind Recruitment. Our range of nursery jobs vary from junior positions to senior management jobs, so it doesn’t matter if you are just starting your out or you are experienced and looking for a new job, here at Tradewind Recruitment we can help you find the perfect nursery job in Birmingham and all over the UK.
Nurseries look for individuals who are caring with a passion for working with children. You will get the opportunity to work closely with a small selection of children, who will be listed as your ‘key children’, working with them to develop vital skills as they grow and gain the knowledge they need to start school.
Going into a nursery job you will need to be a candidate with plenty of energy, a calm nature with the ability to keep cool in a crisis and be able to have a creative side to plan exciting activities that the children will love. You gain a lot of experience when you are in a nursery role, you will grow as a person, expand your knowledge and develop your management skills. These skills will be vital in the future even if you decide to change jobs roles. Tradewind Recruitment can offer a wide variety of nursery jobs in Birmingham, so get in touch today.
Roles within a Nursery
- Create suitable development programmes for your key children; keep up to date with paperwork and children’s files.
- Liaise with managers and parents on a daily basis and during parent’s evenings.
- Take part in staff training days, staff meetings and activities.
- The simple wash and change of young infants.
- Provide a safe learning environment for the children to develop their skills.
Will I need any Qualifications?
Depending on the nursery, you might need a qualification. However some places will employ unqualified candidates as long as they have a good education background with A* - C in core GCSE subjects and experience in childcare with infants under five years old. Higher positions will require relevant qualifications such as the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce.
Requirements to become a Nursery Worker
- Work experience in childcare with children under five years old.
- GCSE level qualifications (A* - C for the core subjects).
- A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be carried out.
How to improve your chances of getting a Nursery Job
To improve your chances of getting a Nursery Job you must have work experience in childcare whether it is a week or a month, it shows your future employer that you have hands-on experience with children. Even though you can get a nursery job without any qualifications, it can give you an edge over other applicants. Qualifications that you might want to consider are BTEC in Nursery Nursing, Level 2 Early Years Education & Childcare qualification, Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice or the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB) Diploma.
Here at Tradewind Recruitment, we regularly run different workshops that can help you land your nursery job in Birmingham, or anywhere around the UK. Get in touch with us for more information. We have dedicated offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Hull, Preston, Nottingham, and Sheffield and more, so get in touch to help.