We are looking for a Nursery Assistant (experience within an Early Years setting and/or level L2 in Early Years desirable ) to join our nursery in Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes. Acorn has recently been awarded a 'Top 20 Recommended Nursery Group 2020' Award by Day Nurseries in recognition of its high customer reviews over the last 12 months. Our Shenley nursery is one of our most established nurseries with a beutiful outdoor area and is witin a former school with historic features throughout.
We’re proud to be one of the leading childcare providers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and Bedford with over 25 years’ experience who specialise in nature pedagogy and promoting the professional development of our employees.
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, great training and progression opportunities, enhanced pension contributions, and 50% 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. We close our nurseries for four days a year to allow days to train our staff in a variety of subjects.
The position is working 30 hours per week Monday through to Friday all year round .
The role is fixed term for 12 months and is working 12.00 -18.15 Monday to Friday working 30 hours per week. There maybe options for extension of the contract or for it to be changed into a permanent position.
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.