JOB VACANCIES AT TWINKLES NURSERY

Looking for a new challenge?

Twinkles Nurseries are a group of privately owned day nurseries. Our first nursery opened in November 2003 and since that time we have grown considerably and today we have six nurseries based in Wetherby,  Knaresborough, Boston Spa and three in Leeds . Our nurseries provide high quality child care and early years education for children in a safe, secure, stimulating and fun environment. 

Reasons to join the Twinkles Team: Annual Awards Evening for all employees, Above average holidays, Attendance bonus, Opportunity to progress within the company, Regular training opportunities to name but a few.

Our nurseries have been voted in the top ten Day Nurseries in Yorkshire & Humber
and Twinkles Knaresborough are Harrogate Mumbler Day Nursery of the Year 2014 and again in 2016.

We have listed our current vacancies by location below. Perhaps your next challenge is just around the corner!
Could you be the next addition to the ‘Twinkles Family’?

Boston Spa

No Vacancies

Knaresborough

Nursery Manager 

We are looking for a dedicated Nursery Manager at Twinkles Knaresborough with excellent knowledge of early years practice and child development, who will continually inspire and motivate staff to provide outstanding teaching and learning.  This role will oversee the operation of the nursery to the highest standards, ensuring that the best possible environment and care are provided for young children.

The Nursery Manager will:

  • Promote the Twinkles mission statement and ethos at all times
  • Create a welcoming and family friendly environment.
  • Be a member of the management team and to contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the Nursery.
  • Be responsible at all times for high standards of care and education of children between six weeks to five years in the nursery and five years to eleven years in the Out of School Club in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Ensure the EYFS is promoted and delivered within the setting and the principles adhered to.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the Nursery business, forecasting your profit and loss and managing your staffing levels accordingly.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Ofsted requirements.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to lead and inspire your staff team, providing support and guidance where needed.

The role will cover office administration and finance of all nursery activities to managing effective staff recruitment, supervision of staff, conducting regular staff assessments, supervision of the planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child’s individual development in a stimulating atmosphere maintaining staff ratios and ensuring staff are deployed effectively.  Maintain effective liaison with parents.

We believe that our staff are our best asset and have helped us build and maintain an excellent reputation for providing high quality childcare. We employ dedicated, caring, qualified staff and they are the key to our success. As a result, we have a very consistent team at each nursery, providing a welcoming and stimulating environment for young children. Twinkles can offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Annual Awards Evening for all employees
  • Above average holidays
  • Attendance bonus
  • Regular training opportunities
  • Discounted childcare
  • 12-week induction & support programme upon joining the team
  • Paediatric First Aid Training after passing probationary period
  • Heavily subsidised Christmas Party at a quality location

Our nurseries have been voted in the top ten Day Nurseries in Yorkshire & Humber in 2014, 2015 & 2016. Join the Twinkles Team and let us help you shine!!

For further information and to apply,  please contact
The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Alternatively, you can post your application to:

Claire Rankin
Twinkles Nursery
5 – 8 Church Walk
Leeds
LS2 7EG

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

Download forms here

Job Application Form
Nursery Manager Knaresborough Job Advert
Nursery Manager Job Description

Senior Nursery Practitioner

Twinkles Nurseries have vacancies for Senior Nursery Practitioner to join the team at our brand new Leeds City Centre nursery. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic and committed in providing quality care, support & educational experiences for our children. Strong leadership skills and an excellent knowledge of the EYFS are essential to be able to support your team. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to 42 hours per week.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this position.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

 

Administrator

We are currently looking for a Nursery Administrator to join our Twinkles Knaresborough team. This role will provide consistent and effective administrative support, on time and to the required specification.  Working closely with management, other team members, visitors and children you will be flexible and proactive to deliver support. The successful candidate will be solution focused and find practical ways to overcome barriers to ensure that the office and nursery reception runs smoothly.

The successful candidate will:

  • Promote and develop a welcoming atmosphere for children, parents and practitioners
  • Have experience at using Microsoft office
  • Have previous experience in administration and the running of an office
  • Aim for and achieve noticeable improvements in reception and nursery administration
  • Manage own workflow ensuring the best use of resources
  • Have a good knowledge of administrative systems and procedures and contribute towards developing and improving them
  • Be aware of appropriate and effective administration policies, systems, processes and procedures

To apply for this position please contact –  The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Leeds Church Walk

No Vacancies

Wetherby

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start. 

To apply for this position please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

 

Senior Nursery Nurse

We are looking for an Out of School Club Senior Nurse with experience of leading a room to join our team at Twinkles Wetherby.  The Out of School Club Senior Nursery Nurse will, lead the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.  Applicants should be enthusiastic and committed, with a strong knowledge of the EYFS. Good people skills are essential to enable you to build positive relationships with the children, their parents and the other members of the Twinkles team.  The successful candidate must hold a relevant level 3 or above qualification.

To apply for this position please contact – The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Leeds White Rose

Administrator

We are currently looking for a Nursery Administrator to join our Twinkles White Rose team. This role will provide consistent and effective administrative support, on time and to the required specification.  Working closely with management, other team members, visitors and children you will be flexible and proactive to deliver support. The successful candidate will be solution focused and find practical ways to overcome barriers to ensure that the office and nursery reception runs smoothly.

The successful candidate will:

◾Promote and develop a welcoming atmosphere for children, parents and practitioners

◾Have experience at using Microsoft office

◾Have previous experience in administration and the running of an office

◾Aim for and achieve noticeable improvements in reception and nursery administration

◾Manage own workflow ensuring the best use of resources

◾Have a good knowledge of administrative systems and procedures and contribute towards developing and improving them

◾Be aware of appropriate and effective administration policies, systems, processes and procedures

To apply for this position please contact –  The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

Nursery Nurse

We currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nursery practitioner. Candidates who apply for this position must have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and have the ability to plan and organise activities which are in line with the curriculum. Good communication skills are also crucial as the candidate must be able to build a good relationship with children, parents and the nursery team. This role is full time, contracted to a minimum of 30 hours per week with an immediate start.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for these positions.

To apply for this position please contact The HR Team recruitment@twinklesnurseries.com  Tel: 0113 2434573

HEAD OFFICE

 

We have no current vacancies

Leeds Oxford Place

No Vacancies

Start your application

Child's details

Name

Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)

Gender

Sessions required

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Start date required (dd/mm/yyyy)

Your details

Name

Email

Telephone

Location

Address

Visit our nurseries

Click on any of the links below to be taken the microsite for the nursery