Nursery Senior/OOSC Club Manager

£12.00 - £13.50 hourly
  • Acorn Early Years Foundation
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 24 Apr, 2024
Full time

Job Description

We are recruiting for an Out of School Club Manager/Level 3 early Years Practitioner and a Senior Practitioner at our nursery in New Bradwell, Milton Keynes

OOSC role

Candidate must hold a minimum level 3 qualification in Early Years for the EYP/OOSC Manager role. 

40 hours per week all year round, Monday to Friday or four 10 Hour days. 

Hours split across Nursery and Breakast/After School Club and running the holiday club at New Bradwell in the School Holidays. 

Senior Role

Candidate must hold a minimum level 3 qualification in Early Years for the Senior role. 

A graduate or those qualified to level 6 would be desireable for the Senior role. 

40 hours Monday to Friday between 0715 and 1815

We’re proud to be one of the leading childcare providers in Milton Keynes, Northampton 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.

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.

Experience working in an Early Years environment essential (previous experience leading a pre school room desireable) 

•      Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery

•      Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.

•      Build and maintain strong partnerships working with parents/carers to enable children’s needs to be met

•      Give support to other colleagues within the nursery

•      Ensure the effective implementation of the nursery’s daily routine

•      To deputise for either the manager or deputy as required and to support them in motivating and developing the team and by taking on specific responsibilities

•      Provide a positive role model to ensure the Company’s values are maintained

In addition to this, you will have:

•      Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years/Childcare

•      Good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

•      Good knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures

Apply today or get in touch with our HR team for an information chat on: 01908 510309 or email:

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.



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
  • 65% 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

Nursery Name

Acorn at New Bradwell