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

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

 

Out of School Club Assistant

We are looking to appoint an Out of School Club Assistant at our Nursery in Wetherby.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and committed, with the ability to develop, support and deliver age appropriate activities to meet the individual development needs of the children.  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 Out of School Club Assistant will:

◾Work with the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.

◾Liaise with parents and staff in order to ensure we provide effective communication.

◾Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of children in the club.

◾The Out of School Club will run 3.15pm to 6pm on weekdays in term times, and full days during the school holidays. We provide care for pupils from 5 years to 11 years inclusive.

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

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.

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.

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

Senior Nursery Practitioner

Twinkles Nurseries have vacancies for Senior Nursery Practitioner to join the team at Twinkles Knaresborough. 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

Leeds Church Walk

Temporary Senior Nursery Practitioner – Maternity Cover

Twinkles Nursery Leeds are looking for a Senior Nursery Practitioner to provide maternity cover in our baby room. 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, temporary and 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 these positions

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

Wetherby

Nursery Manager

We are looking for a dedicated Nursery Manager at Twinkles Wetherby 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.

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.

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

 

Senior Nursery Practitioner

Twinkles Nurseries have vacancies for Senior Nursery Practitioner to join the team at Wetherby 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

 

Out of School Club Assistant

We are looking to appoint an Out of School Club Assistant at our Nursery in Wetherby.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic and committed, with the ability to develop, support and deliver age appropriate activities to meet the individual development needs of the children.  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 Out of School Club Assistant will:

◾Work with the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.

◾Liaise with parents and staff in order to ensure we provide effective communication.

◾Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of children in the club.

◾The Out of School Club will run 3.15pm to 6pm on weekdays in term times, and full days during the school holidays. We provide care for pupils from 5 years to 11 years inclusive.

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

Leeds White Rose

No Current Vacancies 

HEAD OFFICE

No current vacancies

Leeds Oxford Place

Senior Nursery Practitioner

Twinkles Nurseries have vacancies for Senior Nursery Practitioner to join the team at our 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

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