Early Years Educator (Level 3) / Early Years Educator (Level 2)

Children with Practitioner

Coin Street Nursery have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic early years educator to join our friendly and committed team. We are looking for a trained and skilled educator who has a desire to work with children encouraging active learning and promoting strong parent/carer partnerships.

Based in the Coin Street neighbourhood centre, minutes from Waterloo and Blackfriars stations and on the doorstep of the bustling South Bank, our family and children’s centre puts the child at the centre of their unique learning journey and uses our surroundings as a place for real life learning. 

This provision encompasses a 59-place nursery, holiday play schemes, activity camps, creche facility to support parents to engage in training and support, and our work with external partners as part of our Family and Children’s Centre provision working with families across Waterloo and North Southwark. 

We're also looking for a someone that's loads of fun, enthusiastic, great with children, who may be thinking about returning to work after looking after their own children, or thinking that a career in childcare might be for them. This job is open to all ages, experience, and qualifications. If you are interested, please follow the link below to apply:


The 40-hour per week role will work on a shift rota between the hours of 7:45am-6:15pm. 

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the following:

  • a recognised qualification in childcare, ideally NVQ Level 3 or above or NVQ Level 2. 
  • a commitment to working in partnership with parents
  • experience of working with the EYFS and the ability to hit the ground running
  • a can-do and enthusiastic attitude
  • experience of planning, observing, and recording children’s achievements
  • proven skills in positive behaviour management
  • excellent spoken and written English

Permanent, 40 hours per week (shift rotas - 7:45am - 6:15pm)

£26,850 per annum at Level 3 qualified

£25,400 per annum at Level 2 qualified 

In return we can offer you:

  • 27 days’ annual leave (excluding bank holidays), pro rata
  • 8% contributory pension scheme (5% employer contribution, 3% employee contribution)
  • Season ticket loan on completion of probation
  • Health and wellbeing package including a confidential employee assistance programme and online therapy sessions
  • Commitment to training and development

To Apply

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. 

Click on this link to be redirected to our Recruitment Portal. 

If you have trouble accessing the portal, please email recruitment@coinstreet.org

Closing Date
Closing date for applications is Friday 9 June 2023. 

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