Nursery Jobs in Sheffield

Looking for a Nursery Job in Sheffield? Here at Tradewind Recruitment we can help! We have a wide variety of different nursery jobs to suit everyone, from junior roles to manager roles. We don’t only provide nursery positions in Sheffield but we also offer a range of teaching opportunities up and down the UK. Let Tradewind Recruitment get your nursery career started today.


Working in a nursery whether that is being a Nursery Nurse or becoming a Nursery Manager, you need to be able to analyse children individually and find out what each of their needs are in terms of learning and development. You’ll get to watch infants grow and develop their personality which is just one priceless benefit of working in a nursery. Going into this career path is ideal for people who love working with young children, support their essential learning and make a real difference in children’s lives.


When you work in a nursery, the experience you gain can become vital for your future no matter where you want to end up whether you end up becoming a teacher or go into a different field; employers will recognise the versatile experience on your CV. Let Tradewind help you find a Nursery Job in Sheffield today.


Job roles within a Nursery

  • Keep a watchful eye on children’s behaviour, encouraging shy children to participate in activities.
  • Maintain discipline while children develop their learning skills.
  • Create a development programme for each of your key children.
  • Communicate and participate in training days, staff meetings, and activity days.

Do I need Qualifications to work in a Nursery


If you are just starting out in your childcare career then you might be wondering whether you need any qualifications to work in a nursery, the answer to that is no depending on who your employer is looking for. Most employers will hire someone who is unqualified but who has the relevant work experience and a good background education (A*-C GCSE’s)


Below are some requirements of a Nursery Nurse

  • Experience working with infants and young children, preferably under five years old.
  • You will need a good level of GCSE qualifications, especially in the core subjects.
  • A DBS check will be carried out to ensure you have no criminal records. This must be done before you can work with children.

Work Experience vs Qualifications


To improve your chances of landing a Nursery Role, having work experience is a must! Your employer will value this greatly as it shows you have dealt with children hands-on and have been in real life situations. Even though having a qualification isn’t necessary, in some cases, it will make you stand out from the crowd. Qualifications can vary from a simple BTEC in Nursery Nursing to a National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB) Diploma.


We regularly run teaching and childcare workshops here at Tradewind Recruitment that will help you land a Nursery Job in Sheffield or anywhere in the UK, so be sure to get in touch with us for more information. We have dedicated offices in BirminghamBristolHullLondon, ManchesterNottinghamPrestonSheffield and more, who are here to help.

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