Early Years Officer (Nursery Nurse)

The Role:

We are looking to appoint one qualified (Level 3), caring and enthusiastic individuals to join our team at Butterflies. You should have at least 3 years post qualifying experience in an Early Years setting.  You will be required to work as a team and individually to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment, encouraging children to learn and making an impact on their lives. As a keyworker you will actively contribute to the planning and delivery of the Early Years Curriculum.

Butterflies Nursery aims to be a provider of outstanding Early Years Care and Education.

We have a really great opportunity for a part time, term time, experienced Early Years Officer to join our Butterflies team.


  • Possession of relevant qualification, for example NNEB Certificate or NVQ Level 3 or BTEC in Childcare (or other equivalent level qualification).
  • First Aid certificate.
  • Ability to observe, record and report on children’s welfare and development.
  • Ability to work positively and co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to be flexible in attendance when required.
  • Ability to work with children and parents from a multicultural, multi-faith.
  • Ability to contribute to the planning and teaching of the early years curriculum.
  • Ability to work carefully within agreed procedures, including those relating to health, safety, hygiene, child protection and staffing ratios.

The OFSTED report stated that we are regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity”

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and provide high level technical and vocational education and training.      

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights.

Overall, we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 700 in our University Campus.

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.