Careers

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding. This empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

How to apply

If you are passionate about great quality childcare and would like to be considered for one of the exciting opportunities below, please download an application form HERE. Once this is completed, please return it to careers@myshootingstars.com and one of our team will be in touch soon.

Alternatively, you can view and apply for any of our current vacancies online via Indeed by clicking here.

Current vacancies

Are you ready to take the next step in your childcare career? It's RECRUITMENT WEEK Mon 10th - Fri 14th Dec

Are you looking to take the next step in your childcare career? Visit us at our

BROMSGROVE Nursery

for our Recruitment Week and find out about the benefits of working for a growing company.

You are welcome to visit us at any time between 9.30am and 5.30pm between Monday 10th - Friday 14th December. You'll have the opportunity to meet the manager, have a look around the nursery and ask any questions you may have about working with us. Application forms will be available.

We look forward to meeting you soon. Don't forget to bring along your updated CV! Any questions? Let us know:

bromsgrove@myshootingstars.com

Tel: 01527 877666

34 Stourbridge Road
Bromsgrove
B61 0AE

Are you ready to take the next step in your childcare career? It's RECRUITMENT WEEK Mon 26th - Fri 30th Nov

Are you looking to take the next step in your childcare career? Visit us at our

WOLVERHAMPTON or HINCKLEY Nurseries

for our Recruitment Week and find out about the benefits of working for a growing company.

You are welcome to visit us at any time between 9.30am and 5.30pm between Monday 26th and Friday 30th November.You'll have the opportunity to meet the manager, have a look around the nursery and ask any questions you may have about working with us. Application forms will be available.

We look forward to meeting you soon. Don't forget to bring along your updated CV! Any questions? Let us know:

Wolverhampton: 55 Compton Rd West, Wolverhampton, WV3 9DU

Tel: 01902 715 547 
wolverhampton@myshootingstars.com

Hinckley: 25 Mount Rd, Hinckley, LE10 1AD

Tel: 01455 233636
hinckley@myshootingstars.com

Bromsgrove - Level 3 Nursery Nurse

Level 3 Nursery Nurse 

This is a Full time position working 40 hours per week

Monday to Friday 07:30am to 18:00pm

 

Qualifications:

Essential - UK recognised and accredited level 3 childcare qualification

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification, Food Hygiene Certificate level 2, any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience:

Essential - Previous experience in a day nursery environment is essential

Desirable - Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role: To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request. 

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

Bromsgrove - Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Baby Room)

Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Baby Room)

This is a full time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualifications

Essential - Minimum UK recognised and accredited Level 3 Childcare qualification

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Previous experience in a day nursery environment is essential

Desirable - Working with babies (3 Months to 15 Months) ; Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role: To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request. 

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

Bromsgrove - Relief Nursery Nurse

Relief Nursery Nurse

The working hours for this position are variable as required, between 7.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday

 

Qualifications:

Essential - UK recognised minimum Level 3 childcare qualification

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification, Food Hygiene Certificate level 2, any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience:

Essential - Previous experience in a day nursery environment is esential

Desirable - Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role: To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

Gloucester - Deputy Nursery Manager (Maternity)

Job Role – Deputy Nursery Manager, Gloucester

This is a full time position working 42.5 hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualifications

Essential – Minimum Level 3 Childcare qualification

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential – Must have previous supervisory experience leading a team ; Previous experience in a day nursery environment is essential

Desirable - Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role: To work with, and support the Manager in the effective running of the nursery in accordance with the Shooting Stars Nurseries Policies and Procedures.  To also act as the Designated Officer in Charge in the absence of the Nursery Manager. To lead other staff to provide the ultimate care and education for the children in your care.  Ensuring each child will receive a rich, stimulating nursery experience which will be a positive influence on their learning and development.

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request.

 

Please be advised that this is a maternity cover role, commencing as soon as possible.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

 

Gloucester - Level 3 Nursery Nurse

Job Role - Level 3 Nursery Nurse

This is a full time position working 42.5 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualifications

Essential -UK recognised and accredited Level 3 Childcare qualification

Desirable -Paediatric first aid qualification ; Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential -Previous experience in a day nursery environment is essential ; must have previous experience working with toddler aged children

Desirable -Working with babies (3 Months to 15 Months) ; Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections;Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role: To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

 

Hinckley - Cleaner

Cleaner (Part time)

The role is working 12.5 hrs per week Monday to Friday evening 6pm - 8.30pm

 

Experience

Essential - Must have cleaning experience

 

Scope of Role. To work in partnership with the nursery management team to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of all areas of the nursery premises.

 

To follow Shooting Stars Nurseries cleaning, hygiene and infection control Policies and Procedures and to support the wider nursery team to ensure that these policies and procedures are adhered to.

 

To ensure the cleanliness of the nursery premises is managed and maintained at a high standard.

 

To ensure that additional cleaning regimes are initiated for the purposes of infection control in the event the an ‘outbreak’ occurs.

 

To ensure an adequate supply of cleaning materials is ordered in good time to maintain appropriate stock levels at all times.

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars. Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Hinckley - Level 3 Nursery Nurse

Level 3 Nursery Nurse

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.  * Please do not apply if you do not hold a Level 3 childcare qualification because we will not be able to consider your application

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery working with babies and/or toddler aged children

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. 

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. 

Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. 

Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members. 

Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion. 

Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education. 

Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Hinckley - Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Maternity) (Commencing December 2018)

Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Maternity) (Commencing December 2018) 

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

This is for a Maternity cover position, commencing December 2018 for approximately 9 Months

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.  * Please do not apply if you do not hold a Level 3 childcare qualification because we will not be able to consider your application

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery working with babies and/or toddler aged children

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. 

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. 

Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. 

Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members. 

Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion. 

Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education. 

Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Hinckley - Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Maternity) (Commencing January 2019)

Level 3 Nursery Nurse (Maternity) (Commencing January 2019) Hinckley

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

This is for a Maternity cover position, commencing January 2019 for approximately 9 Months

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.  * Please do not apply if you do not hold a Level 3 childcare qualification because we will not be able to consider your application

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery working with babies and/or toddler aged children

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. 

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. 

Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. 

Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members. 

Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion. 

Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education. 

Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Hinckley - Part Time Level 3 Nursery Nurse (2 Days per week)

Part Time Level 3 Nursery Nurse (2 Days per week) 

This is a part-time position working 2 days per week. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.  * Please do not apply if you do not hold a Level 3 childcare qualification because we will not be able to consider your application

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. 

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. 

Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. 

Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members. 

Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion. 

Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education. 

Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Hinckley - Relief Nursery Nurse

Relief Nursery Nurse

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the relief nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs. 

Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. 

Observe, support and extend children's learning through supporting planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance. 

Maintain accurate and effective children’s records. 

Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members. 

Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion. 

Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

 

Kings Norton - Cleaner (Part time)

Cleaner (Part time) 10 Hours per week

This is a part-time position working 10 Hours per week - Monday to Friday. 

Available shifts are either 5:30am-7:30am or 6pm-8pm

Interviews will be held w/c 5th December 2018

 

Experience

Essential – Must have cleaning experience. 

Desirable – Knowledge of COSHH ; previously been a key holder would be desirable

 

Scope of Role:

To work in partnership with the nursery management team to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of all areas of the nursery premises. 

To follow Shooting Stars Nurseries cleaning, hygiene and infection control Policies and Procedures and to support the wider nursery team to ensure that these policies and procedures are adhered to. 

To ensure the cleanliness of the nursery premises is managed and maintained at a high standard. 

To ensure that additional cleaning regimes are initiated for the purposes of infection control in the event the an ‘outbreak’ occurs. 

To ensure an adequate supply of cleaning materials is ordered in good time to maintain appropriate stock levels at all times.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request.

 

Safeguarding commitment:

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars. Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

Kings Norton - Room Leader (Baby Room) Age 0 - 15 Months

ROOM LEADER (Baby room) Kings Norton

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

Our Baby Room leader would be looking after babies aged 0-15 months

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s nursery, preferably with leadership experience due to this being a room leader position ; Experience working with babies age 0 to 15 Months

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work alongside the manager to lead other staff to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  To be responsible for a room and to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.  Provide and monitor high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request an application form

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form.

Kings Norton - Room Leader (Pre Toddler) age 15 - 24 months

ROOM LEADER (Pre Toddler) Kings Norton

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

Our Pre Toddler Room leader would be looking after children aged 15-24 months

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s nursery, preferably with leadership experience due to this being a room leader position ; Experience working with children aged 15-24 months

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work alongside the manager to lead other staff to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  To be responsible for a room and to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.  Provide and monitor high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and request an application form

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form.

Kings Norton - Room Leader (Toddler) age 2 - 3 Years

ROOM LEADER (Toddler) Kings Norton

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

Our Toddler Room leader would be looking after children aged 2 – 3 years

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s nursery, preferably with leadership experience due to this being a room leader position ; Experience working with children aged 2 – 3 years

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work alongside the manager to lead other staff to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  To be responsible for a room and to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.  Provide and monitor high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request an application form

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form

Stourbridge - Room Leader (Pre School) Maternity

ROOM LEADER (Pre School) (Maternity) Stourbridge

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week.  Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

Our Pre school room leader would be looking after children aged 3 – 5 years

This is a Maternity cover position commencing 12th November 2018 for a period of 6 – 9 months

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s nursery, preferably with leadership experience due to this being a room leader position ; Experience working with children aged 3 – 5 years

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work alongside the manager to lead other staff to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  To be responsible for a room and to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.  Provide and monitor high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and a member of our careers team will send you an application form and job description.

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form

Wolverhampton - 2 x Level 3 Qualified Nursery Nurse

2 x Level 3 Qualified Nursery Nurse

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work alongside the manager to lead other staff to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  To be responsible for a room and to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.  Provide and monitor high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request application form 

Or please visit our Indeed careers page via the following link and apply directly with us 

https://www.indeedjobs.com/shooting-stars-nurseries/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XW5aRnY2g_zohRSoEeMyZTofCQyEV3-xyk 

Wolverhampton - Relief Nursery Nurse

RELIEF NURSERY NURSE, Wolverhampton

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification. 

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification ; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s day nursery

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted Inspections; Working with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the relief nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.  Provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children.  Observe, support and extend children's learning through supporting planning appropriately for children using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for guidance.  Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.  Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members.  Demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion.  Work with the Childcare and Education team to continuously improve quality of childcare and education.  Ensure that children are kept safe and that staff understand, and when necessary follow, Safeguarding Procedures.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com to request an application form

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form

Worcester - Deputy Nursery Manager (Maternity)

Deputy Nursey Manager (Maternity) Worcester

This is a full-time position working 40 Hours per week

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm

This is a Maternity cover role, commencing as soon as possible until April 2019

 

Qualification

Essential – Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification.

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification; any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential - Experience working in a children’s nursery ; Must have experience leading a team

Desirable – Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted InspectionsWorking with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work with and support the Manager in the effective running of the nursery in accordance with the Shooting Stars Nurseries Policies and Procedures.

To also act as the Designated Officer in Charge in the absence of the Nursery Manager.

To lead other staff to provide the ultimate care and education for the children in your care.

Ensuring each child will receive a rich, stimulating nursery experience which will be a positive influence on their learning and development.

To be responsible for all base rooms and support base room leaders to lead a team of staff to ensure the highest quality of care at all times.

To provide opportunities for children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture and to help them develop a positive self-image.

To acknowledge the ways in which individual children learn and be aware that this process should not be rushed.

To recognise that, to become independent, children need to depend upon a Key Person for reassurance and comfort.

To use encouraging, friendly and lively approaches to support children and increase their motivation.

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request

 

Safeguarding commitment: 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and request an application form and job description.

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form

Worcester - Relief Nursery Nurse

Relief Nursery Nurse - Worcester

 

Qualifications

Essential - Minimum Level 3 recognised childcare qualification

Desirable - Paediatric first aid qualification, Food Hygiene Certificate level 2, any related professional qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree, EYPS, EYTS)

 

Experience

Essential – Must have experience in a day nursery environment

Desirable - Knowledge and experience of delivering the EYFS; Experience of Ofsted InspectionsWorking with children with Special Educational Needs

 

Scope of Role:

To work as a member of the relief nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.

 

A full job description and person specification can be provided upon request.

 

Safeguarding commitment:

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions. It also prevents unsuitable people form working with vulnerable groups, including children through its criminal records checking and barring functions.

 

We understand that any nursery, indeed any organisation, is only as good as the people within it. We know that it takes a very special kind of person to work for Shooting Stars. Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos; creating a values based culture where mutual respect, integrity and high quality interactions facilitate communication and understanding which empowers our children, parents and staff to succeed in a rich, stimulating care and learning environment within the nurture of our passionate, dedicated team.

 

Shooting Stars Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children within our care and expects all those employed by the Company to share this commitment. All posts involve working with children and are therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are therefore required to declare any convictions that you may have, including those that would otherwise be regarded as 'spent' under this Act.

 

Why work for Shooting Stars?

  • We support all staff to meet their full potential through training and development opportunities
  • We offer an auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • We offer a generous staff childcare discount (subject to terms and availability)
  • Staff are given paid ‘Time-Out’ of ratios to facilitate effective planning, assessment and detailed documentation
  • All staff have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential support and advice service
  • Upon joining us we provide you with a thorough induction program and we pay for your DBS check
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Our environments are inspiring, and well maintained
  • Our well-considered budget for the development of educations supplies enables our teams to feel empowered to develop the curriculum responsively to the children’s needs
  • We have a dedicated staff break room
  • We subsidise social events for our staff to encourage team morale
  • Each setting runs a staff recognition scheme to celebrate excellence
  • Training and Celebration Events

 

How to apply

Please email careers@myshootingstars.com and request an application form and job description.

 

Additional

You may receive a telephone call from the nursery manager in response to your application for this position so that we can determine your skills, experience and qualifications allowing us to assess your suitability for this role.

Please be advised we cannot consider your application further until you have returned the completed application form.

 


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