Where Children are cherished

Join us

Would you like to join an elite, award-winning nursery? Our very special nursery offers high quality childcare and aims to be an extension to each of our little one’s own family.  We are a ‘home from home’,  deeply passionate about providing the best possible start to each of our little one’s learning journey.  We put children’s individual needs at the heart of all we do and take time to encourage days full of adventure and exploration as children learn and grow with us.  We are searching for the following staff to join our elite team:-

  • Morning practitioners for the Spring and Summer Terms
  • Tea-time Nursery Practitioner (3.30 pm to 6.30 pm) x 5 days
  • Temporary Nursery Cook (Fridays 7.30 am to 1.30 pm)
  • Nursery Apprentice
  • Bank Staff Member

Requirements

For the above roles, although an Early Years Qualification is desirable, we will consider candidates who do not necessarily have early years qualifications but have the aptitude or experience along with the passion for working in early years.  For nursery apprentices, we look for a passion to study childcare, an understanding or some experience of young children along with the right aptitude and dedication to complete the Level 3 Early Years Qualification.  Candidates should possess good communication skills and be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft applications.

 We look for practitioners who are experienced, caring and professional with a sound understanding of the EYFS. Candidates should also have an ability to support children’s learning and development in a creative and flexible way as well as sharing our nursery’s ethos and aims (please see our website for details.)

We offer our staff an excellent benefits package and we are an innovative and creative team, constantly striving to further develop our nursery.   We are committed to the ongoing professional development of each staff member.

Staff Benefits include:

  • Apprentices – we offer 1 study day and a max of 30 hours per week work in nursery whilst training
  • 6-month induction programme
  • Pension
  • In-house training & access to further training courses
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
  • Excellent career & progression opportunities
  • 2 staff parties a year
  • Approachable & open-door policy of management
  • Staff team building events
  • Quarterly restaurant vouchers
  • Annual Staff Awards Ceremony
  • Staff finders reward for fulltime and parttime staff
  • Annual staff questionnaires where staff ideas are progressed
  • Regular all staff management presentations
  • Weekly staff fruit bowl

Awards & Achievements since opening in 2015

  • 2019 Nursery World Award Winner – Nursery Manager of the Year
  • 2019 Health and Wellbeing Award  – Top 6 UK Finalist Nursery World Awards 
  • Healthy Early Years London Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards
  • Top 20 Nursery London Award (2018 & 2019)
  • Apprentice Employer of the Year Award 2017
  • Nursery World – best practice feature 2018
  • Early Excellence – film of best practice for early years
  • Sing and Sign affiliated nursery – Nationally recognised programme which encourages communication with babies
  • Member of the National Day Nurseries Association

All posts are subject to satisfactory references being received.

Full details of our current positions can be found on our website http://www.littleadventurersnursery.co.uk/join-us/

For a preview of our wonderful nursery please visit our Facebook page and watch our short film    www.facebook.com/littleadventurersnursery

For independent parent reviews on our nursery please visit https://www.daynurseries.co.uk/daynursery.cfm/searchazref/65432217023

To apply please email [email protected] with a CV and covering letter.  Please state which post you are  applying for.

Our staff are so important to us and we have high staff morale throughout the team. Here are a few comments from our fantastic team :

“Working here with Ginny and the team has been a reminder to me about why I wanted to be in childcare – to give high quality care in a loving and supportive environment.”

“I can truly say that Little Adventurers is the most warm, fun and loving nursery”

 I love being part of an enthusiastic, loving and brilliant team!”

” Little Adventurers in my opinion has the best home away from home feeling and provides rich learning experiences.”

“This nursery is so different from others I have worked in; the homely atmosphere has a positive effect on the children and staff…”

“I feel privileged and proud to be part of the Little Adventurers Team”