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Vacancies at Early Education

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Gwendolen House Nursery requires a full-time qualified Nursery Practitioner

Gwendolen House Nursery School is a private nursery setting rated as Outstanding, offering part-time and full-time care and education for children aged between three months to five years old for families local to Putney and the wider surrounding areas.

We have a vacancy working with children between the ages of 3 months and 4 years old.

You would:
• provide the children with a safe, stimulating and home-like learning environment
• operate a key person system and liaise with parents, carers and senior staff
• plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs of this age group
• work as part of a highly-motivated and professional team

You must:
• hold a minimum of a NVQ 3 in Children’s Care Learning and Development or equivalent qualification
• be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the EYFS and Birth to Three Framework
• be able to promote good practice and provide first class childcare

We offer:
• salary range: subject to qualifications and experience
• pension scheme
• full staff development programme
• Opportunities for career progression

Call 020 8704 1107 for an application pack or e-mail:


Gwendolen House Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

UCL Institute of Education

Professor and Head of Department

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2020 QS World University Rankings for the seventh year running. Founded in 1902, the IOE currently has more than 8,000 students and 800 staff, and attracts students from over 100 countries around the world.

The Department of Learning and Leadership (DLL) is a large research and teaching department of approximately 140 academic staff, with a particular focus on: early years and primary education, educational leadership, education policy, and initial teacher education (ITE). It is home to the Centre for Educational Leadership, the Centre for Education Policy & Equalising Opportunities, the International Literacy Centre, and the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy. The department is a diverse research environment, united by a focus on applied research and teaching that contributes new ideas and knowledge that can impact on both policy and practice.

The breadth of our work includes internationally renowned research, outstanding teaching and teacher training, and cutting-edge consultancy focused on knowledge mobilisation and knowledge exchange. We are committed to enhancing education as an academic discipline, and as a field of practice and policy.

Further information about the Department can be found at

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for the post of Head of Department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic to work with a talented set of colleagues in a vibrant department that makes a distinctive contribution to the IOE and wider UCL. You will be expected to provide academic leadership in an area relevant to the work of the Department.

You will provide inspirational and strategic leadership for the development of the Department, encouraging the highest quality research and ensuring development of the Department’s teaching and knowledge exchange portfolio. An individual who enjoys working with people, you will have the capacity to inspire, nurture and value every member of the DLL community.

Key Requirements

With demonstrable evidence of academic leadership and a proven ability to lead, develop and motivate colleagues, you will also have a successfully established international research and academic profile, with an extensive track record of high quality publications in early years, primary education and/or global childhoods.

Further Details

See further details on the UCL website

Closing Date: 5 Nov 2021

Vacancies at Early Education

Associates - freelance trainers and consultants

We have a rolling programme of recruitment for well-qualified and experienced trainers and consultants to join our team of Associates.  If you might be interested, find out more about our existing team of Associates and details of how to apply.