Work at York CVS

Childcare Practitioner


£8.25 per hour (Living Wage Foundation)


30 hours per week (with some overtime)


We have a permanent vacancy for a highly experienced Childcare Practitioner at our nursery; based at the Priory Street Centre, located in York City Centre. The suitable candidate will be qualified to Level 3 or above, with at least two years’ experience in an early years setting.



We are looking for someone who will:


  • be reliable, flexible, and able to work cooperatively with the whole staff team.
  • demonstrate best practice, initiative and creativity, ensuring a high standard of quality childcare and education at all times.
  • interact effectively with all the children through play, teaching and learning experiences.
  • have experience in offering children opportunities and experiences to enhance their learning and development
  • monitor children’s progress and track their development.
  • work in positive partnership with nursery children, their families and outside agencies.


For an informal discussion about the role before making an application and/or details on how to apply, please contact Lisa Egginton, Nursery Manager, on 01904 683822 or email

Childcare practitioner job description & person specification

York CVS Application Form

Staff Benefits

Guidance and information for applicants

Closing date: 24 March 2017

Interviews: W/C 27  March 2017