Employment Application Form

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Job Descriptions

Job details


£8.75 – £9.50 an hour

Job type


  • Nursery: 1 year (Preferred)


Full Job Description

do you want to work for a dynamic supportive team ??

Then this is the job for you

Busy Bunnies Nursery is a fast growing small nursery chain in Peterborough we are seeking a dynamic, fun, outgoing professional to join our team

For our Nursery Practitioner Role you will need to

  • contribute to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the children placed under Your care
  • To give support to other personnel within the Nursery.
  • To implement the daily routine of the Nursery.

Key Areas of work will be

  • Working with children
  • Liaise with Parents
  • Responsible to the Team Leader in the first instance and ultimately to the Nursery Manager Duties and Responsibilities
  • To contribute to activities suitable to the age range of the children in your room.
  • To carry out of observations and assessments, keeping record of your key children’s achievements.
  • To work alongside parents to ensure the nursery is accessible to all children.
  • To support colleagues and engage in a good team work.
  • To attend all out of working hours activities e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent meetings, nursery events etc.
  • To be flexible within your working practices ensuring good care of rooms rooms cleansing equipment alongside cleaning and tidying rooms.
  • To work alongside the manager and other staff team to ensure that the philosophies and policies and procedures of the Nursery are observed and fulfilled.
  • To assist the setting in keeping of proper records as required.
  • To help where help is required by colleagues and to be constantly aware of the needs of the children.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment is met
  • to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development.

Specific Childcare tasks will include:

  • Assisting in the preparation and completion of activities to suit the children’s stages of development;
  • Ensuring that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
  • Assisting in the washing and changing children as required;
  • Providing comfort to children.



  • Minimum NVQ 3 in Childcare
  • GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics or equivalent.


1. previous experience in an early years setting in a similar role will be necessary in order to demonstrate the ability to fulfill the duties of the post.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Ability to work sensitively with parents/carers.
  • Commitment to the provision of a safe, happy, positive and stimulating learning environment.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Calm and positive attitude.
  • Willingness to be flexible.

Expected start date: 01/09/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.75-£9.50 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Nursery: 1 year (preferred)

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Personal Details

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Full Chronological History

Please provide a full history in date order, most recent first, since leaving secondary education, including periods of any post-secondary education/training, and part-time and voluntary work as well as full time employment. Give start and end dates, explanations for periods not in employment or education/training, and reasons for leaving employment.

1st Job Entry

2nd Job Entry

3rd Job Entry

Secondary Education & Qualifications

Further or Higher Education

Any recognised qualifications or courses attended which are relevant to the job application

Other Relevant Skills, Interests and Experience


Give here details of two people to whom reference may be made. The first referee should normally be your present or most recent headteacher or equivalent person. If you are not currently working with children please provide a referee from your most recent employment involving children. Referees will be asked about disciplinary offences relating to children, which may include any in which the penalty is “time expired” and whether you have been the subject of any child protection concerns, and if so, the outcome of any enquiry or disciplinary procedure. References will not be accepted from relatives or from people writing solely in the capacity of friends.

First Referee

Second Referee

Compulsory Declaration

COMPULSORY DECLARATION OF ANY CONVICTIONS, CAUTIONS OR REPRIMANDS, WARNINGS OR BIND OVERS. Jobs in schools are exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must therefore declare, whether spent or not, any convictions, cautions or reprimands, warnings or bind-overs which you have ever had and give details of the offences. The fact that you have a criminal record will not necessarily debar you for consideration for this appointment.

Data Protection Act

The information collected on this form will be used in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. By supplying information, you are giving your consent to the information being processed for all employment purposes as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998. The information may be disclosed, as appropriate, to the governors, to Occupational Health, to the Teachers Pensions Agency, to the Department for Education, to pension, payroll and personnel providers and relevant statutory bodies. You should also note that checks may be made to verify the information provided and may also be used to prevent and/or detect fraud. This form will be kept strictly confidential but may be photocopied and may be transmitted electronically for use by those entitled to see the information as part of the recruitment process. When the recruitment process is completed, the form will be stored for a maximum of six months then destroyed. If you are employed as a result of this recruitment process then this application form will be retained as part of your personnel record.


When completed, this form should be completed in accordance with the instruction in the advertisement for the job or in the applicant’s information pack. b) Canvassing, directly or indirectly, an employee or governor will disqualify the application. c) Candidates recommended for appointment will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire and may be required to undergo a medical examination.


I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all particulars included in my application are correct. I understand and accept that providing false information will result in my application being rejected or withdrawal of any offer of employment, or summary dismissal if I am in post, and possible referral to the police. I understand and accept that the information I have provided may be used in accordance with paragraph 10 above, and in particular that checks may be carried out to verify the contents of my application form.