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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: Faringdon Early Years Practitioner Qualified

    The Old Station Nursery Faringdon – Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner (2 maternity leave cover positions for May and June) 38 hours over 4 days.

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

    Faringdon Day Nursery is a very special place indeed. It is here that our dream to give children the best possible start in life began back in 2002. Since then, this charming nursery has risen to become a flagship of nursery care excellence in the Faringdon area. 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 38 hours per week
    Salary is dependent on your age, experience in childcare and qualifications
    We are looking for someone with a Level 3 Early Years Qualification for maternity leave cover
    We are at The Old Station Nursery, 7 Park Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7BP
    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 childcare 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. Email faringdon@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: FAR005

    Contract length: 9 months

    Expected Start Date: 02/05/2022

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

  • Location: Faringdon Nursery Cook

    Job description
    The Old Station Nursery Faringdon – Nursery Cook (8:30am to 3:00pm, 6-9 months temporary position starting from the end of April)

    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.

    Faringdon Day Nursery is a very special place indeed. It is here that our dream to give children the best possible start in life began back in 2002. Since then, this charming nursery has risen to become a flagship of nursery care excellence in the Faringdon area. We are looking for a Nursery Cook to join us in a temporary 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
    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 38 hours per week
    Salary is dependent on your age, experience and qualifications
    We are looking for someone with a Level 3 Early Years Qualification
    We are at The Old Station Nursery, 7 Park Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7BP
    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

    Providing delicious meals for all of our children at the nursery
    Maintaining a clean, hygienic work area and storage
    Planning and ordering of food in conjunction with nursery management, within budgetary constraints
    Being involved with the preparation of nursery menu cycle, in conjunction with nursery management
    An ability to prioritise effectively
    Good time management
    A positive attitude and commitment to the role
    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. Email faringdon@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: FAR004

    Contract length: 6 months

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

  • Location: Heyford Nursery Cleaner

    The Old Station Nursery Heyford– Nursery Cleaner (6pm-9pm weekdays, all year round)

    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 light, bright purpose-built nursery that feels welcoming and safe from the moment you step inside. The children love how much outdoor space they have to run, jump, play and explore with their nursery friends. It is a real blessing for parents and grandparents living or working nearby, offering a range of activities that the children can enjoy as part of the local Heyford Park community. We are looking for a Nursery Cleaner to join our team.

    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

    · 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 6pm-9pm weekdays, all year round

    · 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

    This role will include

    Tidying, dusting and vacuuming all areas of nursery
    Cleaning all nursery toilets, hand basins and nappy changing units
    Washing all hard floors
    Emptying and washing out bins in all rooms
    Wiping down surfaces and high contact areas eg door handles
    Cleaning skirting boards and window ledges as required
    Keeping a check on cleaning materials and re-ordering via the Manager
    Supporting the nursery team with laundry duties
    Having an awareness of relevant nursery policies as advised by the Manager
    Maintaining appropriate daily/weekly checklists
    Undertaking any other duties as may be required from time to time
    Locking the building securely
    Required Skills and Personal Characteristics

    · An ability to prioritise effectively eg daily/weekly

    · Use of initiative

    · Good time management

    · A positive attitude and commitment to the role

    · Be respectful of confidentiality

    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. Email your CV to heyford@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: HEY001

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

  • Location: Boston Early Years Apprentice

    Sandhills Boston- Early Years Apprentice

    An apprenticeship in Early Years with The Old Station Nursery Group is an incredible way for people of any age to gain a nationally recognised Early Years qualification whilst enjoying the benefits of being employed by one of the leading childcare providers in the country.

    Sandhills Boston is a purpose-built, modern nursery conveniently located in the busy market town and consists of four main rooms and a very special pre-school unit located just opposite the main building. This provides our pre-school aged children with an environment in which they can create firm foundations in progressing towards school-readiness; the children are encouraged to be independent and have their own space to be able to grow in confidence. 

    Why join our team?

    50% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)
    Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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
    Free staff uniform
    A £100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child
    28 days paid holiday including national Bank Holidays, which includes a whole week break over Christmas
    Thorough induction
    Allocated in-setting mentor
    Training plan with regular reviews and achievable goals
    Competitive salary
    20% of your paid working hours to be dedicated to training
    Some key information about the position

    The hours are full time
    20% of working hours will be solely dedicated to training
    GCSE level education and experience working with children is preferred but not essential
    We are Sandhills Boston, Boston West Business Park, Sleaford Road,  
    Boston, Lincs, PE21 8EG 

    For more information about our apprenticeship programme, 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
    What do we expect from you?

    Be excited and committed to working with children
    Adhere to the policies and procedures of the company and maintain confidentiality
    Use initiative, ask questions and be open to feedback
    Good time keeping and to be organised with your coursework
    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
    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.
    What can an apprenticeship lead to?

    Full and relevant Early Years qualification achieved through an approved training provider within 24 months
    Paediatric First Aid Qualification
    Experience of working in good or outstanding childcare settings
    Opportunities for a permanent position once qualified and further career progression within the company
    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. Email your CV to sandhillsboston@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: BOS002

    Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

  • Location: Heath Mill Early Years Practitioner Qualified

    SandHills Day Nursery Heath Mill – Early Years Practitioner (Competitive salary, Level 2 Qualified, full time)

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

    Our spacious and conveniently located Heath Mill Day Nursery has a stimulating and exciting environment to help children develop across all areas of learning. Our welcoming atmosphere and devoted, passionate team are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join the team.

    Why join our team?

    50% childcare discount (T&Cs apply)
    Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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 staff uniform
    A £100 reward 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, 40 hours per week
    We are looking for someone with a Level 2 Early Years Qualification and Childcare qualifications ideally with at least one years experience
    Our address is : Sandhills Heath Mill, Heath Mill House, Heath Mill Road, Wombourne, Wolverhampton, WV5 8AP
    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 childcare 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 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. Email your CV to sandhillsheathmill@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: HEA005

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: Up to £20,000.00 per year

  • Location: Apricot Nursery Early Years Practitioner Unqualified

    Sunhill Apricot Nursery – Early Years Practitioner (Competitive pay, Unqualified, 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.

    Sunhill Apricot Nursery and Pre-school are set across two sites, ensuring that we are able to give children a truly unique and special nursery experience. Children start their journey here at our Apricot Nursery. We are a true home from home nursery and pride ourselves on our parent partnerships. We follow the children’s interest, ensuring no two days are the same!

    We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our amazing team in a full-time role.

    Why join our team?

    50% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)
    Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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 staff uniform
    A £100 reward 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 37.5 hours a week over 5 days
    We are at Sunhill Apricot Nursery, Longsands College, Longsands Road, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1LQ
    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 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. Email your CV to apricotnursery@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: APR002

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: Up to £20,000.00 per year

  • Location: Colchester Nursery Cook

    Sunhill Nursery Colchester – Nursery Cook (competitive salary, 35 hours per week, all year round)

    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.

    Sunhill Colchester is a purpose-built nursery, built using the latest eco-friendly technology and is situated in the grounds of Braiswick Primary school. The nursery offers a safe, secure and happy environment for children, enabling them to develop at their own pace whilst having fun, making friends and becoming confident and independent.

    Why join our team?

    · 50% childcare discount (T&Cs apply)

    · Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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

    · A £100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child

    · 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays, which includes a whole week break over Christmas

    Some key information about the position

    · The hours are 35 hours per week, all year round

    · Competitive salary

    · The main job role is to organise, cook and serve a healthy balanced diet for all children in the nursery, including those with special dietary needs.

    . You must possess qualifications in catering, with experiences and knowledge you can bring to the role.

    · We are Sunhill Colchester Nursery, Braiswick Primary School, Apprentice Drive, Colchester, CO4 5QJ 

    · For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    This amazing role will include

    · Providing delicious meals for all our children at the nursery

    · Maintaining a clean, hygienic work area and storage

    · Planning and ordering of food in conjunction with nursery management, within budgetary constraints

    · Being involved with the preparation of nursery menu cycle, in conjunction with nursery management

    . Baking with small groups of children

    · You should have an ability to prioritise effectively, have good time management and bring a positive attitude and commitment to the role

    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. Email your CV to colchester@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: COL004

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

  • Location: Colchester Early Years Practitioner Qualified (part-time)

    Sunhill Nursery Colchester – Early Years Practitioner (competitive salary, part-time, qualified)

    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.

    Sunhill Colchester is a purpose-built nursery, built using the latest eco-friendly technology, and is situated in the grounds of Braiswick Primary school. The nursery offers a safe, secure and happy environment for children, enabling them to develop at their own pace whilst having fun, making friends and becoming confident and independent. Our welcoming atmosphere and devoted, passionate staff are looking for a part time qualified Early Years Practitioner to join the team.

    Why join our team?

    · 50% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)

    · Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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 staff uniform

    · A £100 reward 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.

    · Salary is competitive and is dependent on your experience and qualifications

    · We are Sunhill Colchester Nursery, Braiswick Primary School, Apprentice Drive, Colchester, CO4 5QJ

    · 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. Email your CV to colchester@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

    Reference ID: COL003

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

  • Location: Granta Park Nursery Cleaner

    The Old Station Nursery, Granta Park – Nursery Cleaner (£10 an hour, 2hrs per day after 6pm weekdays, all year round)

    The Old Station Nursery Group, established in 2002, strives to help every child to fulfil their potential and deliver high-quality childcare . 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.

    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 position is weekdays (after 6pm), all year round

    · We are at : The Old Station Nursery, Sunhill Granta Park Nursery, Granta Park, Great Abington, CB21 6GP

    · For more information, please go to our website: https://www.theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    This role will include

    Tidying, dusting and vacuuming all areas of nursery
    Cleaning all nursery toilets, hand basins and nappy changing units
    Washing all hard floors
    Emptying and washing out bins in all rooms
    Wiping down surfaces and high contact areas eg door handles
    Cleaning skirting boards and window ledges as required
    Keeping a check on cleaning materials and re-ordering via the Manager
    Supporting the nursery team with laundry duties
    Having an awareness of relevant nursery policies as advised by the Manager
    Maintaining appropriate daily/weekly checklists
    Undertaking any other duties as may be required from time to time
    Locking the building securely
    Required Skills and Personal Characteristics

    · An ability to prioritise effectively eg daily/weekly

    · Use of initiative

    · Good time management

    · A positive attitude and commitment to the role

    · Be respectful of confidentiality

    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. Email your CV to grantapark@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: GP009

    Part-time hours: 10 per week

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

    Salary: £10.00 per hour

  • Location: Peckham Room Leader

    Sunhill Nursery Peckham Rye – Room Leader (competitive salary, Level 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.

    Conveniently located in the centre of Peckham Rye, just off the High Street and within 5 minutes walking distance of Peckham Rye train station, our nursery offers children their own space to discover and explore their creativity and imagination in a calm environment.

    We are looking for a full time Level 3 Room Leader to join our team in our baby room, and another in our Pre-School.

    Why join our team?

    50% childcare discount (subject to T&Cs)
    Our incredible new ‘Perkbox’ package: including a birthday hamper of your choice, free cinema tickets every month, home fitness platform, 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 staff uniform
    A £100 reward 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
    We are looking for a Level 3 Early Years Qualified Room Leader
    We are Sunhill Peckham Rye Nursery, Unit A&B Robert Court, Sternhall Lane, Peckham Rye, London SE15 4NT
    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

    To supervise, lead, support and inspire your team members
    To implement, monitor and review routines and procedures.
    To co-ordinate and support their team in developing and delivering a range of activities for children in their care. This will include overseeing and contributing to planning for children’s interests and next steps to support progression.
    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.
    Courses we can offer you, to help you develop and grow in our nursery

    NVQ 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. Email peckham@theoldstationnursery.co.uk for more information

    Reference ID: PEC002

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

  • Location: Stowmarket Pre-School Early Years Practitioner Qualified (maternity cover)

    Sunhill Pre-School Stowmarket– Early Years Practitioner, Qualified (Maternity Leave Cover)

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

    Stowmarket Nursery and Pre-school are set across two sites, ensuring that we are able to give children a truly unique and special nursery experience. Children start their journey at our Stowmarket Nursery and finish at our Stowmarket Pre-school. We are looking for a qualified Early Years Practitioner to cover maternity leave.

    Why join our team?

    · Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us

    · A fun-filled company training day each year

    · Free staff uniform

    · A £100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child

    Some key information about the position

    · The hours are ‘as required’ to cover staff absence.

    · Salary is competitive, dependent on your childcare experience and qualifications

    · We are looking for someone who has an Early Years qualification, or who is unqualified with experience.

    · We are Stowmarket Preschool, Ivy House, Station Road East, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1RQ

    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 childcare 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. Email your CV to stowmarketpreschool@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: STOW003

    Contract length: 9 months

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

  • Location: Stowmarket Pre-School Bank Staff (Qualified/unqualified)

    Sunhill Nursery Stowmarket– Early Years Practitioner Bank Staff (Competitive pay, qualified/unqualified)

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

    Stowmarket Nursery and Pre-school are set across two sites, ensuring that we are able to give children a truly unique and special nursery experience. Children start their journey at our Stowmarket Nursery and finish at our Stowmarket Pre-school. We are looking for a qualified Early Years Practitioner to join our team as Bank Staff.

    Why join our team?

    · Continual opportunities for personal development and qualifications; career progression means a lot to us

    · A fun-filled company training day each year

    · Free staff uniform

    · A £100 reward each time you refer a friend to join the team, or a family to enrol their child

    Some key information about the position

    · The hours are ‘as required’ to cover staff absence.

    · Salary is competitive, dependent on your childcare experience and qualifications

    · We are looking for someone who has an Early Years qualification, or who is unqualified with experience.

    · We are Sunhill Nursery Stowmarket, 12 Bury Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1HA

    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 childcare 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. Email stowmarketpreschool@theoldstationnursery.co.uk

    Reference ID: STOW002

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

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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