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Pre-school and childcare workers

A list of current vacancies available within Peterborough. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Childcare Practitioner

The Peterborough School Nursery, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AP

The Peterborough School Nursery which is an ‘Outstanding’ and popular setting requires an enthusiastic childcare practitioner to join our team.
The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of the Early Year’s Foundation Stage and also have a childcare qualification up to Level 3 or above.
Candidates should also have experience of working with young children.

The Peterborough School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (formerly CRB) check. A Woodard and Society of Heads School.

Please do not apply without completing an application form which can be downloaded by going to our website www.thepeterboroughschool.co.uk and clicking on ‘contact us’ where you will also find the job description and person specifications.
Closing date for applications; Friday 1 August 2014.

Nursery Nurse

Busy Bunnies Day Nursery, 627 Lincoln Road, New England, Peterborough, PE1 3HA

Busy Bunnies nursery is looking for a motivate individual who is able to work as part of a committed team as well as being able to use your own initiative and become our new nursery nurse.
Term time only with occasional hours in the holidays 30 hours per week.
Applicants must have;
• A full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 3
• Have gained experience working with children in an established organisation.
Duties and Responsibilities;
• To contribute to a planned programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff.
• To keep a proper record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers
• Operate a key-worker system and liaise with parents/carers, carers, and senior staff
• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
• Uphold standards within the Setting by adhering to all policies and procedures.
• Strive to safeguard children by working to the organisation’s safeguarding Code of Conduct.
• Attend staff meetings.  Undertake training and other events throughout the year.

Busy Bunnies is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this post, references will be taken.

If this sounds like you and you would like more details please call Clare on 01733 897799 or email clare@busybunniesnursery.co.uk for an application form.
Closing date for applications; 15 August 2014.

Pre-School Assistant

Glinton Pre-School, Rectory Lane, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7LR

Glinton Pre-School are currently looking for a member of staff to join our forward moving pre-school, situated in the grounds of Peakirk Cum Glinton primary school.
This is a permanent full time position Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm, equating to a total of 30 hours a week, term time only. The hours can be reduced to fit your family needs if required.
We would like the successful applicant to start by 1 October 2014
Interviews will be held throughout August 2014.
Applicants would require a Level 3 qualification which is essential and Senco knowledge would be an advantage.

Please contact Mrs Gregg for an application form on krissigregg@hotmail.co.uk or write to the above address.
Please note - We are a charity parent led committee pre-school and are not part of Peakirk Cum Glinton Primary School.
These posts are open to a DBS enhanced check and 2 references will be taken.

Qualified Nursery Nurse / Supply Workers

Acorn Academy Day Nursery, 211 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2PL

Acorn Academy Day Nursery caters for 60 children between 3 months and five years.
We are recruiting for a qualified nursery nurse and supply workers.
Applicants will need to:
• Hold a full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 3 or equivalent qualification for a Nursery Nurse position or a minimum of a level 2 childcare qualification for Supply Work
• Have gained experience working with children in an established organisation.
Duties and Responsibilities
• To contribute to a planned programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff.
• To keep a proper record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers.
• Operate a key-worker system and liaise with parents/carers, carers, and senior staff
• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
• Uphold standards within the Setting by adhering to all policies and procedures.
• Strive to safeguard children by working to the organisation’s safeguarding Code of Conduct.
• Attend staff meetings.  Undertake training and other events throughout the year.
Acorn Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  We are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this post, references will be taken.

For more information and to request an application form please contact Catherine or Dawn on 01733 890911 or email nelthac@hotmail.com

Closing date for applications: 4 August 2014
Interviews to be held on the week of 11 August 2014

Nursery Assistant

Braybrook Nursery, Braybrook Primary School, Braybrook, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, PE2 5QL

SALARY:                                   £12,417 per annum
CONTRACT TYPE:                      Permanent
HOURS:                                    37 hours (will need to be flexible)
EMPLOYED BY:                         Braybrook School Governors
RESPONSIBLE TO:      Manager / Deputy Manager

PURPOSE OF POST:  
To work with colleague’s to provide good quality childcare and education
To ensure that your room is prepared and activities set out before the children arrive and is appropriately cleared / stored away at the end of the day.
Be responsible for the completion of daily health and safety forms, registers, accident forms, daily information forms, medical forms, and children’s information packs.
Work as a team to plan and implement the curriculum planning, ensuring children learn through play and develop to their full potential, according to the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Implement observation systems and the recording of individual children’s development.  Share information with parents, carers, other professionals and settings.
Implementation of the key person system and responsibility for a small group of key children.

Applicant must have minimum Level 2 or equivalent qualification in childcare.
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure, expense to be met by the employer.

To apply for this position or for more information please contact us by telephone 01733 238770 or email nursery@braybrook.peterborough.sch.uk and ask for an application pack and full job description.

Closing date for applications Friday 11 July 2014.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Nursery Cook

Bright Kids Peterborough Nursery, 16-18 Aldermans Drive, Peterborough, PE3 6AR

Bright Kids Peterborough Nursery has a vacancy for a nursery cook, applicants must have;
• Food and Hygiene Certificate Level 2.
• Good knowledge of using ‘Safer Food, better business pack’.
• Knowledge of providing healthy meals for children.
• Able to meet children’s dietary requirements.
• Aware of different cultures within the nursery.

20 hours per week term time only.
Applicants will be subject to DBS clearance from our safer recruitment policy.

For more information and to request an application form please contact Bel or Rumna 01733 555463.

Pre School Assistant

Barnack Pre School, c/o Barnack School, School Road, Barnack, Peterborough, PE9 3DZ

Barnack Pre School has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Assistant to join their expanding team. 
You will ideally be qualified to NVQ Level 3, enjoy working within a community setting and have a passion for the outdoors. The vacancy is for various sessions through the week. 

For a full job specification, please contact Hollie McCoy on 07800 554933 or you may email:
barnackpreschool@hotmail.co.uk
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 June 2014.

Nursery Nurse

Step One Day Nursery, 11 Gatenby, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 6JU

Step One Day Nursery are looking to recruit a full time or 2 part time practitioners to work in our friendly fun environment.
The role for full time would be 40 hours per week working Monday to Friday or 2 part time roles working 20 to 25 hours per week.
In order to be considered as a Nursery Nurse you will have;
• NVQ Level 3 qualification
• A minimum of 1 years’ experience
• First Aid Trained
• Preferred completed ECAT training but this is not essential.
• Experience of working with children aged 3 months to 4 years.
• Must have sound knowledge of the EYFS.
Candidates will need to have a full DBS check.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and would like to join our team please contact Kate or Louise for an application form on 01733 578888 or email louiseandkate@steponedaynursery.org.uk

Nursery Nurse – Maternity Cover

Bright Kids Nursery Broadway, 134 Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 4DG

Bright Kids Nursery Broadway are looking to recruit a full time pre-school practitioner to work in our friendly, fun environment. The role will be full time 40 hours per week working Monday to Friday.
The Rate will be based on £6.35 per hour. 
In order to be considered as a Nursery Nurse you will have:
• NVQ Level  3 qualified or above
• Minimum 2 years’ experience
• First Aid Trained
• Preferred completed ECAT Training  not essential
• Experience working  with preschool age children  essential
• Must have sound knowledge of the EYFS

Should you feel you meet the above criteria and would be able to commit to a 1 year contract please contact Zeba on 01733 551020 or email brighkidsbroadway@hotmail.co.uk for an application form.

Nursery Nurse / Early Year’s Practitioner

The Learning Tree Kindergarten Nursery School, 115 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6JQ.

Due to promotion we require at new staff member, wishing to develop management skills, to join our enthusiastic and welcoming team. Established for 23 years and still thriving, our well-resourced nursery has high expectations of children's learning and behaviour and provides excellent continuous professional development opportunities.

NVQ level 3 or Early Years Teacher qualification required.

Very competitive salary offered alongside staff benefits. Part-time or job share options considered.

If you are committed to providing a creative, stimulating and positive environment to children then please contact Valerie Grys on 01733 313391 for an application form or email thelearningtree@talktalkbusiness.net

Play Worker (2 vacancies)

Fun Base, The Contact Centre, 128 Gunthorpe Road, Gunthorpe, Peterborough,  PE4 7TG

Are you the best? Do you have a ‘Mary Poppins Disposition’ and a minimum Level 3 qualification in childcare (or working towards)?  Then get paid to have fun and join our team of caring and dedicated staff, working in a secure and inspiring setting where the safeguarding and wellbeing of the children is a priority.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Please contact us for an application form by phoning 07986 973040

Closing date for applications; 13 May 2014

Play Worker (2 vacancies) Fun Base Before/After School and Holiday Club

Fun Base, C/O The Contact Centre, 128 Gunthorpe Road, Peterborough  PE4 7TG

Are you the best? Do you have a ‘Mary Poppins Disposition’ and a minimum Level 3 qualification in childcare (or working towards)?  Then get paid to have fun and join our team of caring and dedicated staff, working in a secure and inspiring setting where the safeguarding and wellbeing of the children is a priority.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Please contact us for an application form using the above address or call 07986 973040

Closing Date: 13 May 2014

Early Educator Level 2

Flying Start Wittering Children and Family Services, St Michaels Road, RAF Wittering, Peterborough, PE8 6DW

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Advert End Date: 8 April 2014 
  • Salary: £13,500.00 per annum

4Children is currently advertising for the job role of Early Educator Level 23. You will work as an effective member of an early year’s team delivering a flexible, high quality, education and care centred service that meets the needs of the young children and their families.

You will work in partnership with the early years and childcare staff and trainees as part of a highly motivated and professional team.

Download the Job Description and Application pack

4Children is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and all posts are subject to enhanced CRB disclosure.

4Children is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from under-represented groups. Equality of opportunity is part of our philosophy and an essential feature of our practice. To help us monitor the application of our policy, please can you complete the Equal Opportunity Form.
To request an application pack and for further information please email HR@4Children.org.uk

Nursery Practitioner

The Teddy Bears Inn Day Nursery, 6 Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, PE6 7QW

Are you looking for a career in childcare? The Teddy Bears Inn Day Nursery are looking for a nursery practitioner, due to recent influx of occupancy. It is essential for the applicant to have a minimum of a Level 3 in childcare. We are looking for full-time hours. Salary will be dependent on the level of qualification and experience. We will conduct thorough CRB checks.

So, if you have a passion for childcare, please call either Bryn or Michelle on (01733) 810171. We look forward to hearing from you.

Nursery Nurse

Little Owls Day Nursery, Thistle Drive Centre, Wessex Close, Peterborough, PE2 8HZ

Little Owls Day Nursery opened on 27 January 2014. We are looking for a Full time Nursery Nurse who can work between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday 51 weeks of the year.

Little Owls is a small, homely and friendly nursery and we are looking for a Nursery nurse who is passionate about working in childcare and works well within a team.

Qualifications and experience;

  • Qualified to NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent in a recognised qualification in nursery work
  • Have previous experience of working with children. Working with children aged 2-4 years essential 
  • Good knowledge of the EYFS and experience of planning activities and Children's observations
  • Ideally have over 2 years’ experience working in a Nursery

If you are interested in the above position please contact Little Owls Day Nursery for Abbi Goodwin or Katrina Miller-Smith on;

Full and Part Time Nursery Practitioners

Stars Day Nurseries, All across Peterborough

Stars Day Nurseries is one of Peterborough’s leading childcare providers. We are looking to recruit full and part time nursery practitioners to join our busy and very successful team. All applicants must hold a level 3 or above childcare qualification. Term time positions available in all of our pre-schools.

For more information and to request an application form please contact Debbie on: (01733) 312612

Nursery Practitioners

Zig Zag Day Nursery, St Paul’s Church Hall, Bourges Boulevard, New England, Peterborough, PE1 2AU

Due to recent influx of occupancy we are looking to recruit full and part time Nursery Practitioners to join our team.
It is essential for the applicant to have Key Worker Experience. So, if you have a passion for childcare we would like to hear from you.

The Positions are;

  • 40 hours a week all year round
  • 40 hours a week term time only
  • 30 hours a week term time only
  • 25 hours a week term time only

Salary will be dependent on the level of qualification and experience.
This post is open to DBS checks and references will be taken up.

Please email zigzagdaynursery@hotmail.co.uk or call us on (01733) 569700 for an application pack.

Pre-School Teacher

Nene Valley Day Nursery, 40 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TG

We are currently looking to appoint a qualified and experienced Preschool Teacher to work at our City Centre nursery in Peterborough, you will work as part of a team providing quality child care and education. You will promote the physical, social, emotional and  cognitive development of each child in line with the Nene Valley Day.

Nursery model, nursery ethos and philosophy. You will have a level 3 childcare qualifications and knowledge of EYFS have good communication skills and ideally experience of leading a team. The key duties of the Room Supervisor include:

  • Leading, supporting and developing a team to meet the requirements of each child in line with the EYFS
  • To manage the daily activities within a specified room in the nursery
  • Improve standards by implementing the outcomes and actions from care to care audits and Early Years visits
  • Reviewing and monitoring all planning, observations and evaluations to ensure that these meet the needs of the individual child and the Welfare requirements
  • Monitor the 'key person' process to meet the individual needs of each child
  • Coach and support team members
  • Induct new members of the team

Nene Valley Day Nursery has many benefits in place for staff as well as the security of knowing that you're working for a growing, dynamic and successful nursery. You will be offered a competitive salary, annual pay review, access to our training and development programmes, a generous childcare discount, free uniform plus we pay for your DBS check, provided you join the new DBS update service. All our employees must undergo an enhanced DBS check which is paid for by Nene Valley Day Nursery limited. Nene Valley Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in our care. We will ensure that safeguarding is of paramount concern to all employees.

Call: (01733) 685965 for application form

Nursery Nurses (2 vacancies)

Nene Valley Day Nursery, 40 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TG

Working Hours: 37 hours, 5 days a week

To assist with planning and carry through activities based on the Early Years Foundation Stage appropriate for the children’s development. To act as a key person to a small group of children and ensure their needs are reflected in the planning of routines and activities.

To liaise professionally with parents/carers, informing them about the Toddler Room and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parental involvement.

You will have:

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification
  • Commitment to young children and families
  • Previous experience of working with young children

For further details please contact Deborah on (01733) 685965

Pre-School Assistant

Thorney Pre-School, The Social Centre, Church Street, Thorney, Peterborough, PE6 0QB

Thorney Pre-School requires a pre-school assistant to work in the pre-school. Applicants must have a level 2 or 3 qualification and have good knowledge of the new EYFS and be prepared to help set up and pack away resources before and after sessions. 

This post is subject to a CRB enhanced disclosure and 2 references.

For an application form please contact Diane (Manager) on 07530 527379.

Nursery Practitioner

Rise & Shine Day Nursery, 108 Ledbury Road, Netherton, Peterborough, PE3 9PN

Rise & Shine Day Nursery requires a Nursery Practitioner. Applicants must be qualified to level 2 and have knowledge of the new EYFS. Applicants must have good communication skills and plenty of enthusiasm.

For a job application pack please contact Alison Holmes on (01733) 268794 or email riseandshinedaynursery@hotmail.co.uk

Nursery Practitioners

Blossoms Day Nursery, 105 Wellington Street, Peterborough, PE1 5DU

Blossoms Day Nursery is looking for pre-school practitioners to work both full time and part time. Applicants must be qualified to either level 2 or 3.

Are you a dedicated childcare professional looking for a career in childcare where you are rewarded for your commitment and hard work.

Please contact Gail on (01733) 315100 between 1pm and 5pm or email blossomsdaynursery@btconnect.com