The Nurturing Tree

Early Years Practitioner

Trades & Services

Nigeria - Lagos | Full Time | NGN 75,000 - 150,000

Job Description/Requirements


  • Early Years Practitioners develop the social and communication skills of children and provide a safe and secure environment in which the child can learn.  They build and maintain relationships with parents and guardians to further support pupils, as well as operate within multi-agency networks to ensure the correct support is available.
  • Early Years Practitioners record observations and summarise the children’s achievements. They focus on optimum child development and preparation for a successful transition to primary school education.
  • Early Years Teachers teach all areas of the foundation stage, which is focused on helping children to achieve early learning goals.  Work carried out includes;
  • Motivating and stimulating children’s learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience
  • Providing pastoral care and support to children and providing them with a secure environment to learn
  • Developing and producing visual aids and teaching resources
  • Organising learning materials and resources and making imaginative use of resources
  • Assisting with the development of children’s personal, social, and language abilities
  • Supporting the development of children’s basic skills, including physical coordination, speech, and communication
  • Encouraging children’s mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing, and imaginative play
  • Developing children’s curiosity and knowledge
  • Working with others including teaching assistants and class aids to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors
  • Sharing knowledge gained with other practitioners and parents
  • Observing, assessing, and recording each child’s progress
  • Attending in-service training
  • Ensuring the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school
  • Keeping up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice
  • Mentor any member of staff under your supervision in your room


  • The individual should have a minimum of a National Certificate in Education, a degree would however be preferred. 
  • Applicants must have their Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria.


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