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  • Full Time
  • Bedford, UK
  • £12 - 14 per hour £ / hour


Nursery Nurse – Bedford

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Salary: £12 – £14 an hour (dependent on experience)


About the Nursery

A well-established and welcoming nursery located in the heart of Bedford, dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for children to learn, grow, and thrive. The team is passionate about early childhood education and committed to supporting each child’s development in a safe and loving atmosphere.

Job Description

We are seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Nursery Nurse to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a genuine love for working with children and will be responsible for providing high-quality care and education to our young learners.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe, caring, and stimulating environment for children aged 0-5 years.
  • Plan and deliver engaging and age-appropriate activities.
  • Monitor and record the progress of each child, sharing observations with parents and carers.
  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all children at all times.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to maintain a positive and supportive team atmosphere.
  • Foster strong relationships with children, parents, and carers.


  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent qualification preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a nursery or early years setting.
  • A warm, caring, and patient nature.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A proactive approach to continuing professional development.
  • A strong understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).


What the Nursery Offer

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and friendly working environment.
  • Potential opportunities for career progression within the nursery.


Benefits of working with Choice Teachers

  • 17 years’ experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working with a variety of primary and secondary schools.
  • Competitive pay rates with different payment options, including a ‘Guaranteed Payment Option’.
  • Flexible to suit your schedule and needs.
  • Opportunity to be offered permanent roles before advertised due to long lasting relationships with schools
  • Dedicated support from our consultants


How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to either apply directly to this advert or submit a completed application along with a cover letter and CV to

For further information, please contact Kiran on 01462 530230

Bedford nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Equal Opportunities – Choice Teachers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

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