Are you passionate about child learning and development, with a love of St Andrews, then the University of St Andrews can offer you a fantastic opportunity. We are seeking to recruit one full time and one part time Qualified Early Year Practitioner to work alongside the team in the University of St Andrews first Nursery ensuring world class standards, education and compliance.

You may have specific areas in which you specialize but will be expected to work in all areas of the Nursery and ACE to ensure effective distribution of workload and portfolio. 

This candidate would be responsible for

  • Engaging positively and effectively with customers and key partners
  • Providing effective and meaningful feedback to parents/carers regarding their child’s learning and development
  • Promote a stimulating environment which provides education and care for children. Identifying each child’s individual needs to enable them to meet their full potential.
  • Working as a cohesive team across all nursery areas and ACE

The University of St Andrews is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Katrina Johnstone, email:, Tel: 01334 460606.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in these posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at

This post will be primarily based at the University of St Andrews Nursery, East Sands.

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Please quote ref:   RM1248SB

Closing Date:  18 November 2020