Do you have a passion for working with young children and a desire to help them flourish in a caring and nurturing environment?

Would you like the chance to bring stories to life and develop a young child’s imagination?

If you would like a career in childcare then you could work with a friendly, fun, inspirational team who value every child and member of staff.

Our Nursery

Toad Hall Nursery was established in 1998. The nursery is centrally located in the heart of Chessington and can be found in a residential area set back from the main road. Chessington North station is a few minutes’ walk away and the trains link to central London. The A3 and M25 roads are easily accessible, and we have a regular bus link to Kingston and Surbiton from the Nursery. In 2018, our team were awarded a ‘Good’ OFSTED rating.

About the Role

This is an exciting and fulfilling role that incorporates lots of variety. As a Nursery Nurse, you will spend your days looking after children from 3 months old, right up to pre-school age. You’ll ensure that the children have fun whilst being sensitive and attentive to their individual needs.

This role is open to those with an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare. Full time (40 hours a week) required. We are also recruiting for qualified Nursery Practitioners to join our Supply Team.

Please be advised if you do not possess a full and relevant qualification or experience within the childcare sector your application will not be considered.

We offer the following amazing benefits and opportunities within our established nursery group:

· A competitive salary package, including pension and occupational sick pay

· 50% staff discount on childcare places

· 25% childcare discount for one family member too!

· Birthday day off or Christmas shopping day

· Inspiring training and career development with a growing company

· Opportunity to gain further qualifications

· Company Bonus Scheme

· Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

· Increasing annual leave with each complete year of service up to a maximum of 33 days (including Bank/Public Holidays)

· Opportunity to purchase additional Holiday

· Paid time off for dependents

· Discount and savings at over 1,500 retailers through PerkPal

· Monthly staff recognition scheme

· Annual Christmas party for all Toad Hall Staff

Key tasks and responsibilities:

· Working together with the rest of the team to provide high quality care for children aged 0-5.

· Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the nursery by adhering to the relevant policies and procedures.

· Using your knowledge, experience and imagination to come up with new ideas and activities.

· Building relationships with children and communicating well with their parents.

· Making sure every working day is fun!

Your qualifications and experience:

· Suitable qualifications: an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent.

· Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, and the ability to refer to the EYFS Framework when planning activities.

· To be aware of the role of planning, observation and keeping records when caring for nursery aged children.

· Genuine enthusiasm for working with children and meeting their needs.

· A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

When you submit your CV, please can you outline in a few sentences why you feel you are a suitable applicant for this role?

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We take safeguarding seriously and follow safe recruitment procedures. An enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.