Nursery : Bright Horizons Abbeymore Day Nursery and Preschool
Job Type: Full-time/ Permanent
_ We are offering a welcome bonus of £1000 for this role! (T&C's apply) _
If you hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification, and are an educator at heart, with a passion for teaching and developing little minds - our Nursery Nurse opportunity would be perfect for you.
Why Bright Horizons?
We care for over 10,000 children across the UK, across our portfolio of over 300 nurseries, 98% of which are rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. We re on a mission to change the future for children, families, and the people we work with, and are committed to progressive working values like flexibility, work-life balance, and wellbeing.
Our Bright Horizons Abbeymore Day Nursery and Preschool is a 121-place nursery situated in Reading, in beautifully converted Victorian house. The setting is spread over two floors, with seven spacious playrooms and a great outdoor garden including a sandpit and sensory stations. There is onsite parking available.
What you ll be doing
Plan, create and implement engaging activities, tailored to each of your key children, to encourage their development towards key milestones.
Observing, tracking and reflecting on learning
Develop and maintain strong parent/ carer partnerships
Promote and ensure child welfare, protection, health and safety and safeguarding procedures and policies are followed at all times
Work with colleagues to maintain a positive, happy and safe environment on a day to day basis
What we can offer you
Our benefits include, but are not limited to;
£20,384, £27,456, (dependent on qualification/s and experience)
Career development opportunities across our network of nurseries
Amazing discounts, ranging from childcare to high-street, to utility and days out!
Quarterly Employee Appreciation Weeks - with treats for all the team
External helpline with professional counsellors - supporting your wellbeing 24 hours a day.
Access to our extensive library of training and qualifications, to support your continuous development
What we re looking for
Full and Relevant Level 3 or above Early Years qualification
Previous experience working with children (ideally as a Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Early Years Educator, Nursery Assistant or similar)
Passion for making learning fun and engaging for each child
Ability to build trust and strong working relationships with both colleagues and parents
Ability to use a variety of techniques to clearly and successfully communicate with both children and adults
Sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, Child Protection, and the wider legislative requirements for working with children
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £20,384.00-£27,456.00 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Reference ID: Abbeymore