We are always happy to hear from qualified, experienced, enthusiastic individuals, with a proactive approach, who are dedicated and committed to delivering safe, high quality Early Years Education and Childcare. If you would like to speak to us, get in touch here.
For current vacancies, please see below:
Current career opportunities at The Old Railway House Nursery:
**WE ARE HIRING FOR SEPTEMBER 2021**
AVAILABLE ROLE - NURSERY COOK (PART-TIME)
Position: Nursery Cook Hours of work: Part-time (11 hours per week available), hours of work 8:00am-1:30pm, Mondays and Tuesdays Start date: September 2021 Salary: In line with National Living Wage
We are recruiting for a cook to join our team, working two days per week, Mondays and Tuesdays.
The successful candidate would be responsible, in conjunction with the Nursery Manager and fellow Nursery Cook, for planning weekly menus and meeting every child’s dietary requirements / parental preferences, with awareness of health and nutrition.
Along with the other Nursery Cook, they will monitor food stock levels and prepare weekly shopping lists. They will be economical in their approach to this task and prevent wastage wherever possible.
The individual would be required to co-ordinate the preparation and serving of breakfast, snacks, lunch and tea, ensuring there is enough to cater for child numbers.
The successful candidate would be responsible for cleaning and hygiene within the kitchen area. They will also be aware of and adhere to relevant Environmental Health policies and ensure that all 14 allergens are met.
Essential Requirements: - A valid food safety certificate in basic food hygiene - Food awareness - Must have a current and clear DBS Enhanced (previously known as CRB) check, issued within the last 12 months or be prepared to apply and pay for a new DBS via the update service - Proof of Identity and eligibility to work in the UK confirmed by Passport and any relevant VISA documentation
Desirable Requirements - A valid first aid certificate
How to apply... Please contact us with your CV to apply Deadline: Applications closeFriday 6th August 2021.
ONGOING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES...[UPDATED JULY 2021] We are always however looking for Bank Staff to cover varying occupancy levels, events, staff training, staff holidays etc., so if that sounds like something that would suit you, we would love to hear from you!
Position: Early Years Practitioner (Bank Staff) Hours of work: Casual Worker / Zero Hours Salary: In line with National Living Wage
Bank Staff positions allow Practitioners to work hours that they are available, rather than being committed to a full time, permanent contract.
Successful candidates will be Level 3 fully qualified, as a minimum, and should be fully conversant with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and Ofsted guidelines. They will have proven previous experience providing safe and enriching childcare to young children aged 0-5 years old. Applicants must be reliable, and live within a commutable distance of our nursery.
Role and Responsibilities: Successful applicants should...
be able to plan, implement, supervise, observe, and assess relevant activities, ensuring variety and appropriateness of levels, independent learning, adult and child-led learning, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and nursery’s high standards
together with fellow colleagues, work toward and excel Ofsted standards and requirements
work in close liaison with management team, fellow staff members, parents, and multi-agencies to provide high-quality, safe, non-discriminatory childcare, in a positive and enabling environment, which meets the needs of the children and the nursery’s high standards
work together to safeguard children at all times
Successful applicants should...
be pro-active and committed in their approach to working with children
demonstrate a passion for working with children, to provide a safe and enriching environment for them to develop
be self-motivated and have a positive attitude
should have the ability to work in a team, but also be able to demonstrate independent thought and initiative
should bring creativity and fun to the role
should have an outgoing, caring, and friendly personality
be confident in communicating with parents/guardians, other third parties, as well as fellow staff and Managers
have a good, professional level of spoken and written English
Summary of Essential Requirements: - Must have or be working towards Level 3 or above (NNEB, CACHE, BTEC and NVQ are all acceptable) - Must have proven experience working in a similar role in a similar setting with children aged 0-5 years - Must have a current and clear DBS Enhanced (previously known as CRB) check, issued within the last 12 months or be prepared to sign up for the DBS Update service, and/or apply and pay for a new DBS - Proof of Identity and eligibility to work in the UK confirmed by Passport and any relevant VISA documentation
Desirable Requirements: - A valid paediatric first aid certificate - A valid food safety certificate - A valid Level 1 Safeguarding certificate - Full, clean driving licence
How to apply... Please contact us with your CV to apply Deadline: Applications are considered year-round