Job Description

Nursery Practitioner

Surbiton, Claremont Road

Hours per week


Point of contact

Anna Bodurka


0208 390 5466

Dicky Birds Day Nursery and Preschool in Claremont Road Surbiton, is currently looking for an inspiring Nursery Practitioner who can recognise the unique potential in every child.

Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart, and healthy and thrive as individuals. Excellent quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector, we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do.


Join us and enjoy the following:


1. Incentives:

  • Employee benefits portal, which includes discounts at 100’s of online high street stores
  • Staff referral scheme – recommend your friends and family to work for us. and be rewarded with a cash bonus
  • Heavily discounted childcare

2. Well-being

  • Wellbeing Day’ – an extra day off just for you
  • 24/7 remote GP appointments with prescriptions delivered to your home
  • Healthcare cash back plan – claim cash back on medical procedures such as dental care and physiotherapy

3. Recognition

  • ‘May I Say Thank You’ A whole month dedicated to recognising employees hard work & dedication, including an all-expenses paid awards ceremony
  • Reward and recognition points – turn your points into cash through our benefits portal
  • Additional paid holiday for Christmas closure to spend with your family and friends

We are looking for:


  • Ideally someone with knowledge of the EYFS framework, as well as a good grasp of Ofsted standards. You should be a team player, with a positive can-do attitude and excellent communication and time management skills. And be able to act as a role model to children, colleagues, and parents, displaying our CHILD values – Care, Helpful, Inspiring, Leaders and Dynamic in your daily activities.

What will you be doing:


  • Be a designated key worker for a number of children, observing, planning, and assessing their development by using the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.
  • Contribute to maintaining an attractive, welcoming and stimulating environment for the children.
  • Respect and promote inclusivity by using a wide range of equipment and resources to meet the educational needs of the children.
  • Assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of children in your care.
  • Build effective and positive relationships with parents, family members, carers, and visitors.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for all.
  • Take a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of children.


Grandir UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

No agencies please. Grandir UK reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from agencies into our own candidate database, with no obligation to the agency concerned if those candidates subsequently become employees of Grandir UK.

The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or belief.

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