Level 3 Practitioner | Early Education

Level 3 Practitioner | Early Years


£26,000 – £28,000pa + Benefits

Full Time – 38 hrs a week

Compass Associates are excited to be working with a well-established Nursery Group who are looking for a Level 3 Practitioner for their service in Edinburgh.

As a Level 3 practitioner, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality care, education, and support to children in a nursery setting. You will work collaboratively with other staff members to create a nurturing and stimulating environment that promotes the holistic development of children.


  • Plan and deliver age-appropriate activities and experiences that support children’s learning and development across all areas, including social, emotional, physical, and cognitive domains.
  • Conduct ongoing observations and assessments of children’s progress and development.
  • Use assessment information to identify strengths, areas for improvement, and individual learning goals for each child, and communicate progress to parents/guardians.
  • Build positive and supportive relationships with children, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
  • Work closely with parents/guardians to share information, discuss children’s progress, and involve them in their child’s learning journey.
  • Ensure the nursery environment is safe, clean, and compliant with health and safety regulations and best practices.
  • Stay updated on relevant legislation, policies, and best practices in early years education and childcare.
  • Work collaboratively with other practitioners and members of the nursery team to maintain a cohesive and effective working environment.
  • Participate in team meetings, contribute ideas and feedback, and support colleagues as needed.

Benefits & Package

  • Salary from £26,000 to £28,000 (Dependant on experience)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Enhanced Discounted childcare a minimum of 60% for nursery employees.
  • Your Birthday off
  • Wellbeing Day off
  • Annual leave purchasing scheme. Buy up to an extra 5 days annual leave.
  • Healthcare programme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Discounts in many high street stores

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Chloe Orchard on 02392417101. Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected]


Chloe Orchard (MREC CertRP)

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