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Nursery Manager 

  • Salary £30,000-£33,000 per annum – 33 days inc 8 statutory holidays
  • Must have a minimum Level 3 or above relevant childcare qualification and management experience working in a nursery or similar.
  • You will need to be a hands-on manager with proven skills to run a nursery within the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • You will need to demonstrate your passion for providing high quality childcare and must be enthusiastic, reliable and motivated to succeed.
  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, generous holiday, work place pension, training opportunities and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and successful group of nurseries with great career and promotion prospects.
  • Satisfactory references are required and this position is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.
  • If you would like to discuss this position before applying, please call 01273 385577.
  • For further details please see Nursery Manager Job Description and Person Specification.

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Part Time Nursery Practitioner – Portland Road

Part Time Nursery Practitioner required for our Nursery in Portland Road – Monday to Friday 11.00am – 3.00pm (20 hours).

  • Childcare qualifications are not essential but you must be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with children 0-5 years old and create a safe and stimulating environment in which they can develop.
  • Salary £8184.80 – £9734.40 (20 hours)
  • Your main duty will be to care for and supervise a group of children over the lunch time period and serve their hot and cold packed lunches.
  • Current Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or willingness to gain
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate or willingness to gain
  • To demonstrate the ability to read, write and communicate clearly and accurately in English
  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, generous holiday, training opportunities and benefits, and great career prospects with a long-established group of outstanding nurseries.
  • Satisfactory references are required and positions are subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.
  • For further details please see Part Time Practitioner Job Description and Person Specification.

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Deputy Manager Job Share – Seaford

Deputy Manager Job Share required for our Nursery in Seaford

  • Part Time, 24 hours a week – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (option for full time post 40hrs Deputy Manager/Senior Nursery Practitioner)
  • Salary £22,500-£24,000 per annum pro rata – 31 days inc 8 bank holidays pro rata
  • You must have a Level 3 or above relevant childcare qualification and supervisory experience working in a nursery or similar. You will need proven skills to support the management of the nursery within the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • You will need to demonstrate your passion for providing high quality childcare and must be enthusiastic, reliable and motivated to succeed.
  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, generous holiday, training opportunities and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and successful chain of nurseries with great career and promotion prospects.
  • Satisfactory references are required and this position is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.
  • If you would like to discuss this position before applying, please call 01273 385577.
  • For further details please see Deputy Manager Job Share Job Description and Person Specification.

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Trainee Nursery Practitioners Full Time

Hopscotch Nurseries – Brighton and Hove, Peacehaven & Seaford

You will undertake relevant training towards a Hopscotch and Ofsted approved childcare qualification

  • You must also be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.
  • 12 month contract, all year round, 42.5 hrs a week
  • 28 days paid holiday per annum (including 8 statutory holidays)
  • Salary 17 yrs+ £9989.20 18yrs + £13,967.20 – £18519.80 per annum pro rata
  • Subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check
  • Fantastic opportunity to start your childcare career within a group of premier nurseries with the prospect to gain further responsibility and promotion once qualified.
  • For further details please see  Trainee Job Description and Person Specification.

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Bank Nursery Practitioners – Seaford

Bank Nursery Practitioner positions available at our Seaford Nursery.

  • Casual flexible hours to suit, Monday to Friday, all year round
  • £8.82 per hour. (£7.87 plus holiday pay)       25 years+   £9.39 per hour. (£8.38 plus holiday pay)
  • Qualifications are not essential for the Bank Nursery Practitioner role but you must be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with children 0-5 years old and have the appropriate skills
  • You must also be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
  • References essential and these positions are subject to a DBS check at Enhanced level
  • For further details please see Bank Practitioner Job Description and Person Specification.

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Qualified Nursery Practitioners

Qualified Nursery Practitioners required for Brighton and Hove, Peacehaven and Seaford Full or Part Time

  • Full time 40 hours
  • Part time 16+ hours per week. A variety of shift patterns available to include 8.00am-1.00pm, 1.00pm-6.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Salary: NVQ L2 £18,387.20 to £19,468.80  Pro Rata    NVQ L3+ £19,468.80 to £23,000 pa  Pro Rata
  • You must have a relevant childcare qualification at Level 2 or Level 3 and experience working in a nursery or similar, knowledge and experience of the EYFS and an ability to support children’s development and their individual needs
  • Would suit – Nursery Practitioners with Level 2/3 or relevant Early Years Degree, Early Years Teachers, QTS, EYPS, Nurse, Health Visitor or Midwife.
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  • You will need to demonstrate your passion for providing high quality childcare and must be caring, creative, reliable and hard working
  • Hopscotch offers an excellent salary, generous holiday, training opportunities and benefits
  • Satisfactory references are required and this position is subject to a DBS check at enhanced level
  • For further details please see Qualified Nursery Practitioner Job Description and Person Specification.

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