Early Years Practitioner

£11.00 - £12.00 hourly
  • Acorn Early Years Foundation
  • Burton Latimer, UK
  • 25 Jan, 2024
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for an inspirational Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioners to join our nursery in Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire. The role needs to cover 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The nursery is open 07.15 till 18.15.

We’re proud to be one of the leading childcare providers in Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire and Bedford with over 30 years’ experience who specialise in nature pedagogy and promoting the professional development of our employees. We believe that childcare needs a personal touch, and our nurseries and out-of-school clubs offer flexibility and individuality with a homely feel. As a not-for-profit organisation, we place our children’s well-being at the heart of our work.

 

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, great training and progression opportunities, enhanced pension contributions, and 75% childcare discount. As a not-for-profit organisation, Acorn always puts the needs of the children first, meaning you will be working for a business that cares about more than just profit.

The position is full time working 40 hours per week (you would be required to do a variety of early and late shifts , early shifts can start as early as 7.15am and the late shifts close is 6.15pm). 

We very much welcome candidates that are looking to progress their personal career development. The ideal candidate will be passionate, motivated and enthusiastic about outdoor learning and creative play, as well as a good working knowledge and practice of the EYFS and safeguarding procedures.

Successful applicants must be able to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, provide two satisfactory references and undertake an enhanced DBS check prior commencing employment.

Benefits

Working at Acorn
As a thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to making Acorn a safe, nurturing and fun place for our children to be, we offer:

  • Payscales that are competitive, transparent and reviewed annually
  • Childcare discount – nothing should be a barrier to your career
  • Generous family leave – supporting you to support your family
  • Christmas closure – Santa doesn’t wait for anyone
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays (and the option to buy more) – even superheroes need time off
  • 4 dedicated training days and individual development plans – investing in you for the whole journey
  • Enhanced pension scheme – not as far away as you think
  • Cyclescheme – helping you get back on the saddle
  • Techscheme – making a brand new laptop a little more affordable
  • Length of Service awards – time with us means treats for you
  • Summer and Christmas parties – all work and no play is a myth
  • Pay advances for when times are tough
  • Employee assistance wellbeing programme – because you matter to us

Successful applicants must be able to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, provide two satisfactory references and undertake an enhanced DBS check prior commencing employment.

Nursery Name

Acorn Day Nursery Burton Latimer