We are looking for an inspirational Early Years Practitioner to join our Acorn Day Nursery at Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes. This role will be a 12 month Maternity cover initially with a potential extension or permanent role following this.
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.
The position is Full time working 40 hours per week Monday through to Friday all year round (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 due to future nurseries in the pipeline within the location of MK. 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 with under 2`s within an Early Years setting essential.
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.