Vacancy title:

Childcare Practitioners

Setting name and address:

The Woods Nursery 
60 Oakleigh Grove
Woodlands Development
Rochester, Kent

Provider contact details for applications:
(name and telephone number)

Abbie Mahoney 
01634 907048

Working hours:
(Full time/part time or specific hours)

Various positions available.

Our hours of work will vary depending on shift pattern, however our opening hours are 8am until 6pm Monday to Friday. (Excluding bank holidays and closure over Christmas) We have a variety of positions available including full time, part time and lunch cover, all positions will report to the Nursery Manager.

(if this is to be discussed at interview, please add ‘to be confirmed’)

To be confirmed

Qualifications required/desired:
(please add if post qualification experience is required):

Childcare qualification desirable
Paediatric first aid desirable

Vacancy details:
(a brief overview of the vacancy)

We are looking for some special people to join our team at The Woods Nursery, if the below criteria sounds a little like you..... get in touch!!

  • You must have a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special.
  • You must be able to laugh at jokes you don't understand, or you don't find funny!
  • You will preferably have a little bit of quirkiness. If a child requests that you be a captain of a pirate ship, you will be the best pirate captain you can be!
  • You must feel comfortable telling everybody in the same room as you, that you are going to the toilet!
  • The ability to sing in tune is not necessary, however the ability to sing out of tune in front of a crowd is essential.
  • You must be able to distribute warm hugs as required.
  • Possessing the skills required to rapidly count the heads of numerous moving small people is of the utmost importance.
  • Must be comfortable entering public places on the way home from work, with unknown substances on your clothing.
  • You must have a high level of comfort around talking about bodily functions. You must have a strong sense of smell to enable you to respond to said bodily functions.
  • You must have the ability to read a ten page fairy tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page.
  • You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day.
  • Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There is simply no other job quite like this one.

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive individual who will fit into our wonderful nursery team. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the necessary drive and enthusiasm required for a fast paced, challenging environment. Applicants must also have exceptional knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and will be committed to delivering an outstanding childcare provision.

Closing date:

29 October 2021

Contact name at setting:

Abbie Mahoney