Early Years Practitioners – Leaps and Bounds Nursery

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Job Description

Passionate, hardworking and enthusiastic qualified Level 3 Early Years Practitioners wanted to join our fun, dynamic and friendly team at Leaps and Bounds Nursery Drum Brae.

Job Summery

Leaps and Bounds Nursery is committed to providing a caring, child centred play environment. We encourage our children to develop their natural curiosity, inquiry and creativity by supporting and responding to their individual learning experiences. Applicants should be friendly, hard-working and motivated to continually create an environment which will give our children the best start to life.

Our Core Values

  • Excellence – Going above & beyond. We are passionate about service. We strive to go that extra mile
  • Integrity – Doing the right thing. We do what we say we’ll do. We never compromise our ethos and moral standards
  • Ingenuity – Making it happen. We constantly seek to improve and evolve. We find solutions
  • Heart – Making a positive impact. We take pride in making a wider difference. We love what we do

Qualifications and Experience required

  • Level 3 Early Years Practitioner SVQ3, or
  • HNC Childhood Practice or equivalent
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner SVQ2 considered
  • 1 year experience preferable, but not essential

Why Leaps and Bounds Nursery?

We are a family run nursery with a passion to create a supportive, fun and welcoming work environment, where staff look forward to coming to work. Staff wellbeing and development is at the heart of what we do, which is reflected in the support and training opportunities offered. Staff ideas are important to us, we work as a team together creating the best possible work and learning environment for the children and staff.

Hours & Salary

  • Full time – 40 hours over Monday to Friday/ 4 or 5 day week options
  • Part time
  • Competitive salary related to qualifications and experience


  • 28 days annual leave
  • Competitive salary with performance related wage raises and bonuses
  • Training/ further qualification development opportunities funded by Leaps and Bounds Nursery
  • In house support through SVQ3/ further professional development
  • Personal training offered in house
  • Closed from Christmas Eve until January 3rd
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Christmas night out funded by Management
  • Highly discounted childcare
  • Team night outs arranged throughout the year e.g. brunches, Bongos Bingos, BBQs, team dinners, theatre/ festival events
  • Optional team charity events e.g. Gung Ho, Moon Walk, Race for Life (Pretty Muddy)
  • In house team/ room friendly competitions with the opportunity to win prizes
  • Uniform included
  • Company pension

If you are interested in this role please click here to apply Early Years Practitioner – Edinburgh EH4 – Indeed.com

To apply through the nursery please contact Devon Dewar on 0131 339 1490