ACORNS DAY NURSERY - OAKLANDS COLLEGE
Full Time - 37 hours per week
Starting Salary - £18,571 per annum, salary progression after 6 month probation.
Acorns Nursery provides childcare for up to 50 children 0-5 years of students, employees and private clients. We are currently looking to recruit an additional member of staff to join our team. The Nursery provides high quality care and education for all children and we are keen to recruit reflective practitioners with an interest in maintaining and extending our high standards.
To be considered for this role candidates need to hold the following;
Childcare qualification at NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
If you hold a Level 2 Childcare qualification and are working towards a Level 3 qualification your application will be considered.
Have previous experience in a Nursery setting
Knowledge of child development
Paediatric First Aid trained / Safeguarding trained
Ideally candidates should hold a Food Hygiene certificate, although training for this can be obtained whilst in employment.
Working hours can vary so candidates need to be available to work variable shifts during nursery opening hours, which are 8.00 - 6.00 Monday to Friday – flexibility is key!
Closing Date: Sunday 9th May - Early applications are considered as the advert may close before the closing date.
Interviews will take place
remotely via Microsoft Teams, shortlisted candidates will be provided with a date and details of the interview.
WHAT WE OFFER:
• Automatic entry into the Local Government pension Scheme.
• 30 Days annual leave + bank holidays
• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn
• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching
• Free onsite parking
• Subsidised onsite restaurant
• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.
Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.