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Early Years Practitioner - QMUL25819

Department: Estates & Facilities - Nursery
Salary: Starting salary will be within the range £26,035pa - £28,514pa (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL25819
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26-Sep-2021
Closing date: 11-Oct-2021

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About the Role

We are looking for a dedicated Early Years Practitioner to provide high quality care and education for the children of the staff and students of Queen Mary University of London. Our 65-place nursery needs a fervent individual to help our dedicated staff team in maintaining an atmosphere that nurtures children under five.


About You

The successful candidate must have a recognised Early Years qualification, a strong desire to help improve the lives of children and their families, good knowledge of children’s development under the age of five, a high standard of written and spoken English. You will be required to be cleared by the 'Disclosure and Barring Service’ for working with children.


The post is based on the Mile End campus and is a full time (40 hours per week), permanent appointment. Starting salary will be in the range of £26,035- £28,514 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.



We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Regina Oke at on +44 (0) 020 7882 2790.


Details about the Estates and Facilities Directorate can be found at


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The closing date for applications is 11 October 2021. Interviews are expected to be held or shortly thereafter.


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