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Careers

Training & retaining the best staff

The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

We also appreciate that often, our staff members are able to recommend fantastic employees to join our team. That’s why we have our ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme in place so that we can say a little thank you each time your referral joins our nursery team!

We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? Email your CV directly to the nursery and tell them a bit more about yourself. We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

All of our nursery contact details can be found here.

Training opportunities

We offer the following courses to our staff

  • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
  • NVQ 3 in Management
  • Early Years Foundation Degree
  • Early Years Teacher Status

We also provide the following training within the company:

  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Behaviour Management
  • Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety at Work

Current Opportunities

  • Location: Heyford Heyford – Early Years Practitioner (£6.56 - £9.15 an hour, full-time)

    The Old Station Nursery Heyford – Early Years Practitioner (£6.56 – £9.15 an hour, full-time)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Our Heyford Day Nursery is a real blessing for parents and grandparents living or working nearby. It’s a light, bright purpose-built nursery that feels welcoming and safe from the moment you step inside, and we are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our team full-time.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Free parking
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are full time, working 40 hours a week
    • Salary is between £8.40 and £9.15 per hour, dependent on your experience and qualifications
    • Whether you are qualified or unqualified in Early Years, we would love to get to know you
    • Your start date would be as soon as possible
    • The address is The Old Station Nursery Heyford, Camp Road, Upper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 5BS
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

     

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? Email your CV directly to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk and tell them a bit more about yourself. We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Houlton Early Years Practitioner (£8.40 - £9 an hour, Level 2/3 Qualified, full time or part time)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths. 

    Our Houlton Day Nursery is set in the school of St Gabriel’s Church of England Academy so it’s perfect for children who are looking to start school here or are already at the school. This lovely nursery is part of a wider school community, with excellent facilities in our unique nursery classroom. We are looking for a Level 2/3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our team, working either full time or part time.  

    Why join our team?  

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from CafféNero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use 
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year 
    • Free Parking on site 
    • Free staff uniform 
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child 
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas 

    Some key information about the position 

    • Full-time or part-time hours available
    • Salary is between £8.40- £9 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications 
    • We are looking for someone who is Level 2or 3 Qualified in Early Years 
    • Our address is The Old Station Nursery, Gabriel’s CofEAcademy, Houlton Way, Houlton, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 1AN 
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required! 

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include  

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery 

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers. 

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family. 

     

  • Location: Iver Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (£6.36 - £9.30 an hour, flexible hours, working to a qualification/Level 2/Level 3)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    We’re a trusted part of the local community in Iver, with an exceptional team of friendly, approachable nursery staff who love helping little eyes and smiles light up every day. Located on Iver’s High Street, we couldn’t be easier to find. We are looking for someone to join us part time, who is preferably Level 2, although if you’re working towards a childcare qualification please do get in touch.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are flexible, please do let us know what suits you
    • Salary is between £6.36 – £9.30 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • Level 2 or 3 is desirable, but if you are working towards a qualification please do get in touch
    • We are Premier Iver, 62 High Street, Iver, Bucks, SL0 9NG
    • To apply please email your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Mottershead Dr, Innsworth Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner (£8.50 - £9 an hour, full-time)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Mottershead Day Nursery started life as two family homes next to Innsworth Primary School. Today it’s one special nursery, created to feel like home. We are looking for a Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our team full time.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are 40 hours per week
    • Salary is between £8.50 – £9 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • We are looking for someone with a Level 3 Qualification in Early Years
    • We are at The Old Station Nursery, 54-56 Mottershead Drive, Innsworth, Gloucestershire, GL3 1EH
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Oxford Level 2 Minimum Qualified Early Years Practitioner (£8.40 - £9.85 an hour, full-time)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Oxford Day Nursery has been specially built to give parents who work on or live near Oxford Science Park complete peace of mind. Juggling work with childcare is never easy, and that’s why our day nursery on Oxford Science Park is loved by many working mums and dads. We are looking for a Level 2 Minimum Qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our lovely team full time.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are 40 hours a week, full time
    • Salary is between £8.40 – £9.85 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • You will need to hold a Level 2 Early Years Qualification in Early Years
    • The Old Station Nursery, Sanders Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4GD
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

     

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Uxbridge Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (£6.56 - £9.30 an hour, flexible hours)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Our Uxbridge Day Nursery is a lovely nursery with a relaxed atmosphere. Within a busy suburb, we pride ourselves on providing a gentle home-from-home for all children, with convenient access and a riverside environment. We are looking for someone to join our team who is looking for flexible hours and is either Level 2 Qualified or working towards a qualification.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are part time and flexible, please do get in touch and tell us what you are looking for
    • Salary is between £6.56 – £9.30 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • Preferably Level 2/3 Qualified in Early Years, but if you are working towards a qualification do get in touch
    • We are at Premier Uxbridge, St John’s Rd, Uxbridge, UB8 2UR
    • To apply, send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Alvechurch Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (£6.56 - £8.95 an hour, Level 2 Qualified Preferred, flexible hours)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Our OFSTED Outstanding Alvechurch Nursery is situated in a spacious converted white house overlooking stunning views of rolling fields. Sandhills Alvechurch is a lovely village nursery, and we are looking for someone to join our team on flexible hours. Qualified to Level 2 preferred, but we are accepting applications from those working towards a childcare qualification.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are part time, flexible hours, please do get in touch and tell us what would suit you
    • Salary is between £6.60 – £9 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • Qualified to Level 2 or 3 preferred, but we are accepting applications from those working towards a childcare qualification.
    • We are Sandhills Alvechurch, 49 Swan Street, Alvechurch, Birmingham, B48 7RR
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Alvechurch Early Years Apprenticeship

    Job Type:  Full time, 40 hrs per week

    Purpose of Post

    1. To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    2. To support and maintain daily routines.
    3. To provide a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    4. To ensure then that the elements of observation and assessment are implemented e.g. Starting with the child, observe (look, listen, note), plan (think and share), play and learn together, observe (look, listen, note).
    5. To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Key Areas

    1. Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    2.  Working closely with colleagues
    3. Liaising with parents

    Responsible To

    1. Room Senior/Supervisor/Team Leader
    2. Nursery Manager

    Required Skills and Personal Characteristics

    1. To be reflective and show a commitment to continuous improvement
    2. To continue to learn and develop personally and professionally
    3. Good written and verbal communication skills
    4. An ability to prioritise effectively
    5. Good time management and organisation skills
    6. A positive attitude to reflection, review, and re-evaluation.

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

  • Location: Barnt Green Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (£6.56 - £9 an hour, Level 2 Qualified Preferred, flexible hours)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    As one of our smaller nurseries, Sandhills Barnt Green embraces a home from home feel. Situated in a converted house, the nursery provides 5 rooms and access to 3 outdoor spaces, giving children plenty of space and opportunity to learn and develop. We are looking for someone to join us part time, offering flexible hours to someone Level 2 Qualified, but please do get in tough if you are working towards a qualification.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are part time, flexible hours, please do get in touch and tell us what would suit you
    • Salary is between £6.56 – £9 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • Qualified to Level 2 or 3 preferred, but we are accepting applications from those working towards a childcare qualification.
    • We are Sandhills Barnt Green, 42 Sandhills Rd, Barnt Green, Birmingham, B45 8NR
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

     

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Wolverhampton Early Years Practitioner (£6.56 - £9 an hour, Level 2 Qualified Preferred, flexible hours)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Wolverhampton Day Nursery is a state of the art, purpose-built 174 place site, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, we offer a cosy home from home education. We are looking for someone to join us part time, preferably Level 2 Qualified, although if you are working towards a qualification, we would love for you to get in touch.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Parking Available
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are part time, flexible hours, please do get in touch and tell us what would suit you
    • Salary is between £6.56 – £9 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • Qualified to Level 2 or 3 preferred, but we are accepting applications from those working towards a childcare qualification.
    • We are Sandhills Wolverhampton, Springhill Lane, Lower Penn, Wolverhampton, WV4 4TJ
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

  • Location: Small Friends Leigh-on-Sea - Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (£8.45 - £9.10 an hour, Level 2/3 Qualified, flexible hours)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths. 

    Our Leigh-on-Sea Nursery is a light, spacious setting for children to play, learn and explore. Conveniently located in the heart of this seaside town, we have four large playrooms, a garden and even our own beach house for the children to play and explore. We are looking for a Level 2 or 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner to join us part time. 

     Why join our team?  

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from CafféNero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use 
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year 
    • Parking available close by
    • Free staff uniform 
    • A £100 voucher each time yourefer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child 
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas 

    Some key information about the position  

    • Flexible hours available- Bank Staff 
    • Salary is between £8.45- £9.10 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications 
    • We would like someone who is Level 2 or 3 Qualified in Early Years
    • Our addressis Small Friends Nursery, 15 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9 2HA 
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required! 

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

     This amazing role will include  

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery 

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers. 

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for?  We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family. 

     

  • Location: Granta Park Full Time Early Years Practitioner (£9.25 - £9.45 an hour, Level 2/3 Qualified, full time)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential. The company has grown steadily, creating a similar feeling and family ethos in each setting while nourishing each nursery’s unique strengths.

    Our Granta Park site is a spacious, bright and modern nursery, ideally located just 10 minutes from the Cambridge city centre. We are very proud to follow a blended EYFS and Montessori approach to our learning, and we offer a custom-built setting consisting of 4 age-appropriate rooms. We are looking for a Level 2/3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our amazing team in a full time role.

    Why join our team?

    • 50% childcare discount for all staff
    • Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness plans, Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, a free drink or snack every week from Caffé Nero or Greggs, and hundreds of other perks for you to use
    • Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us
    • A fun-filled company training day each year
    • Free parking
    • Free staff uniform
    • A £100 voucher each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    • 28 days holiday, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    • The hours are full time, 37.5 hours a week
    • Salary is between £9.25-£9.45 per hour, dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    • We would like you to have a Level 2 or 3 Early Years Qualification
    • We are at Sunhill Granta Park Nursery, Granta Park, Great Abington, CB21 6GP
    • To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@theoldstationnursery.co.uk
    • For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Special skills required!

    • Having a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
    • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea
    • You must have the ability to read a ten-page fairy-tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page
    • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to be a large part of your working day
    • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families; there is simply no other job quite like this one

    This amazing role will include

    • Working with children to provide high quality care and education
    • Working closely with your team around you
    • Liaising with parents, helping to support their whole family
    • Ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children within your area.
    • Supporting and maintaining daily routines.
    • Providing a high quality, stimulating and inclusive learning environment.
    • To support your Room Leader with any tasks delegated to you and with the overall running of the room.

    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    • NVQ 2, 3 and 4 in Early Years and Childcare
    • NVQ 3 in Management
    • Early Years Foundation Degree
    • Early Years Teacher Status
    • Paediatric First Aid
    • Basic Food Hygiene
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Behaviour Management
    • Manual Handling
    • Health and Safety at Work

    The Old Station Nursery Group is committed to delivering high-quality childcare through recruiting, training and retaining the best staff. We are accredited with the Investors in People Standard and work hard to ensure our staff are given every opportunity to develop their careers.

    We would absolutely love for you to be a part of our award-winning team, so what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you and welcome you into our nursery family.

Applications

How to apply

Please send your CV and a small paragraph about yourself directly to the nursery. All nursery email addresses can be found on our individual nursery pages or on our contact page. We can't wait to hear from you!

We’d love the opportunity to show you what a great company we are to work for and to help you on the path to a career in early years. Please come in and see us, so we can answer your questions and you can meet some of the team.

Sarah Steel, Managing Director
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