JOB VACANCIES AT TWINKLES NURSERY

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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 a happy, safe and welcoming environment where children can enjoy rich, stimulating activities appropriate to their age and stage of development. We believe that every child is unique, naturally curious and eager to learn about the world around them and it’s our dedicated and passionate practitioners who provide the support to enable each and every child to reach their full potential. After all, we are building the stars of the future!

We know that our staff team are our best asset and we value them highly. That’s why we work hard to ensure that you enjoy every day and that you are fully supported to be the very best that you can be. As well as our very own HR team, dedicated to supporting our teams well-being, there’s a 12 week in depth induction process to help you settle into your new role and ensure that you feel like part of the Twinkles Team!  We promote continuous professional development for all our staff and provide lots of opportunity for training, both internal and external and we aim to provide clear career progression for the ambitious members of our team. Did you know nearly all of our Management team were promoted from within, starting off as Nursery Nurses before working their way up?!

There’s lots of other fantastic reasons to join Twinkles Nurseries, and these include:

Annual Awards Evening for all our employees

A range of contracts to help you achieve a happy work life balance

A generous 40% discount off your childcare

Attendance bonus, awarded every 6 months

Full uniform provided

Travel & expenses for training

Pension

Free online training

Annual pay reviews

Free paediatric first aid training

Additional holiday for long standing employees

Interested in joining our team? Submit your CV here…

Leeds Oxford Place 

No Vacancies

Boston Spa

Nursery Nurse

Twinkles Nurseries are now looking for dedicated qualified Nursery Nurses to join the team at our Boston Spa nursery.

Our requirements:

Qualified to a minimum of level 3 and previous experience in a childcare setting is preferred, but not essential.

As part of the job role you will be required to provide exciting activities to inspire Awe and Wonder in the children you are looking after, as well as enabling them to develop in all areas of the EYFS and supporting their emotional well being.  A good knowledge of both the 7 areas of Learning and Development and the COEL is essential, as you will be using these every day! You will also be required to have a good understanding of Safeguarding and be able to work with the rest of the team to meet Ofsted requirements and Twinkles expectations, as we pride ourselves on providing high quality childcare. Good communication skills are also required including good levels of written and spoken English. A Friendly personality will enable you to build positive relationships with parents, colleagues and other professionals. You will be working with children age from 3 months to 5 years, so energy and enthusiasm are a must, along with the ability to adapt quickly to become an integral part of the Twinkles team.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to Safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and two satisfactory references are required for this position. Twinkles Nurseries works in partnership to ensure we promote a safe working culture for families, children and all nursery practitioners.

Knaresborough

No Vacancies

Leeds Church Walk

No Vacancies

No Vacancies

Wetherby

Nursery Deputy Manager 

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Deputy Manager on a fixed 12 months contract to cover maternity starting on 2nd January 2020 , for our nursery in Wetherby, who will have a positive attitude and provide excellent standards of care for children and parents.

The position will require working 2 days in rooms and 2 days supernumerary.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A sound working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and the ability to support/lead a team and promote good practice across the nursery at all times.
  • Have an understanding of staff induction, supervision, and appraisal processes
  • Ensure a positive atmosphere in which the team feel supported and valued
  • Will be qualified with a minimum of NVQ Level 3 in a recognised childcare qualification
  • Have leadership or management experience in running a private day nursery/ childcare setting.

Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Annual Awards Evening for all employees
  • Loyalty holidays scheme
  • Attendance bonus
  • Career progression for ambitious team members
  • Regular training opportunities
  • Discounted childcare
  • Full uniform provided
  • 12 week induction & support programme upon joining the team
  • Paediatric First Aid Training after passing probationary period
  • Heavily subsidised Christmas Party

Our nurseries provide a high quality early years’ provision for children aged six weeks to five years old. Three of our six settings also offer out of school care to children aged five to eleven. We look to create a home from home, a place where children can flourish under the care of our experienced, dedicated and passionate Early Years Educators. With a team of over 160 staff, Twinkles Nurseries have been recognised as leading childcare providers in the Yorkshire region.

Please be aware that if you are to be successful you will be subject to an enhanced DBS check as Twinkles Nurseries are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff to volunteer to share this commitment

Nursery Nurse

Twinkles Nurseries are now looking for dedicated qualified Nursery Nurses to join the team at our Wetherby nursery.

Our requirements:

Qualified to a minimum of level 3 and previous experience in a childcare setting is preferred, but not essential.

As part of the job role you will be required to provide exciting activities to inspire Awe and Wonder in the children you are looking after, as well as enabling them to develop in all areas of the EYFS and supporting their emotional well being.  A good knowledge of both the 7 areas of Learning and Development and the COEL is essential, as you will be using these every day! You will also be required to have a good understanding of Safeguarding and be able to work with the rest of the team to meet Ofsted requirements and Twinkles expectations, as we pride ourselves on providing high quality childcare. Good communication skills are also required including good levels of written and spoken English. A Friendly personality will enable you to build positive relationships with parents, colleagues and other professionals. You will be working with children age from 3 months to 5 years, so energy and enthusiasm are a must, along with the ability to adapt quickly to become an integral part of the Twinkles team.

Twinkles Nurseries are committed to Safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and two satisfactory references are required for this position. Twinkles Nurseries works in partnership to ensure we promote a safe working culture for families, children and all nursery practitioners.

Leeds White Rose

No Vacancies

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