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Current Vacancies

current vacancies

Not only is early years childcare teaching one of the most caring, fun and valuable jobs that you can do, we recognise that our people are the key to all our successes. We are committed to developing, nurturing and training our staff. We have a bespoke training, mentoring and development programme, at every level. We also offer Level 3 Early Years/Childcare training, Team Leader training and Foundation Degrees because we want you to be the best that you can be.
We are also proud to offer competitive salaries and some of the top benefits in the industry with up to 25 days holiday, monthly rewards, pension, refer a friend bonus, high street discounts, up to 40% childcare discounts, free uniform, free training and a free DBS check

Current Vacancies

Our vacancies are listed below and the HR team would be happy to discuss any of these or future opportunities with you. Send them an email at recruitment@fennies.com or give Kirstie or Allie a call on 0208 770 3273.

Click on a job title below to view the job details and to apply.

Marketing Executive - Epsom

Marketing Executive Job Specification

Location

Fennies Nurseries Head Office, 1a Hook Road, Epsom, KT19 8TH

Salary and benefits

£18,000-£25,000 plus Bonus and Benefits, depending upon experience

Overview of the role

We are looking for a passionate and energetic Marketing Executive to join our Fennies Head Office team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate with up to three years’ marketing experience to join a small, expert and inspiring team. You will be part of an ambitious and growing Early Years Childcare business and will be responsible for managing the daily delivery of an integrated marketing strategy with a focus on digital. You will action and implement marketing campaigns for all of our existing nurseries and new nursery launches.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Head of Marketing and external creative, digital and media agencies to implement effective integrated marketing campaigns with a strong focus on digital and social media marketing
  • Manage and update content on www.fennies.com and maximise SEO
  • Create content, proof and edit Fennies social media primarily, Facebook and Instagram
  • Monitor web and campaign performance, reporting and analytics
  • Write and edit copy for marketing materials and nursery newsletters
  • Create, edit and monitor content for Fennies internal communication and Fennies Intranet
  • Implement an email marketing calendar across all nurseries and oversee execution of a clear tactical plan. Utilising Mailchimp software
  • Manage customer surveys and customer database
  • Manage print and production suppliers ensuring campaigns are delivered on time and on budget
  • Understand customer profiles and undertake competitive and market research and analysis
  • Monitor campaign spend against budget, producing accurate summary reports of campaign activity
  • Work with the recruitment team to enhance recruitment marketing
  • Work within Fennies visual style and tone of voice guidelines
  • Help organise events and open days

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated to degree level with excellent written English across different media and copy accuracy
  • Strong project management and organisational skills, outstanding attention to detail
  • Good knowledge and experience of digital marketing and the impact of social media
  • Ability to work well with different people, at all levels, from creative agencies to print suppliers, Nursery Managers and families. Including ability to work autonomously
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

Hours

Full time, open to flexibility

Closing date for applications

September 18th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Nursery Manager - Wimbledon

Nursery Manager

Location

Elm Grove, Off Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19

Salary and benefits

Excellent package

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Nursery Manager for what will be our new Nursery and Preschool in Wimbledon. The nursery is still being built and is scheduled for completion by December 2017, so this is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the direction of the nursery from the very beginning. As with all of our settings, our Wimbledon nursery is centrally located with excellent transport links. It will be well appointed to the highest quality standards with bright spacious rooms, brand new facilities and a custom made garden. It will be a landmark Nursery and Preschool in the area offering exemplary Early Years childcare for children aged three months to five years. 

We require an experienced Manager who shares our vision to be wonderful in every way. Someone who is bursting with enthusiasm and great ideas.  You will have a natural affinity with parent partnerships and be focused on delivering excellent standards of care and education. You will be an exceptional team leader and be able to lead and inspire your future team as they in turn lead children through their amazing journey of learning and discovery; guiding and enabling them as they grow and develop.

Responsibilities

You will be joining at a very exciting time for Fennies and will be responsible for the smooth set up, development and running of the nursery.  Your responsibilities will be varied and far reaching including;

  • Achieving and maintaining the highest standards of care
  • Leading and managing the staff team effectively
  • Supporting the management of staff recruitment and retention
  • Manage the budget and occupancy levels effectively
  • Ensure all policies are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Develop and maintain our excellent partnerships with parents

Qualifications and experience

  • At least NNEB, CACHE level 3, NVQ level 3 or equivalent minimum. BA(Hons) or EYP an advantage
  • Significant post-qualification experience and relevant supervisory experience
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Significant experience working within a large stetting
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of delivering OFSTED standards
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to lead and motivate a staff team
  • Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

Hours

Full Time

Closing date for applications

For questions or to discuss this opportunity in more detail please call Kirstie Davis on 020 8770 3273

Please apply in confidence with your CV and covering letter by August 31st 2017.

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Room Leader Fixed Term - Beech House, Sanderstead

Location

15 Church Way, Sanderstead, CR2 0JT

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: Up to £19,000 per year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Room Leader for our outstanding Nursery & Preschool in Sanderstead. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting and deputising for the the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Contract

1 Years fixed term contact

Closing date and how to apply

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Room Leader - Woking

Location

Woodham House, Carlton Road, Woking, GU21 4HF

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: Up to £21,000 per year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Room Leader for our outstanding Nursery & Preschool in Sanderstead. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting and deputising for the the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

 

Closing date and how to apply

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - Bromley

Location

5 Blyth Road, Bromley, BR1 3RS

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £17,000 per year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in Bromley. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner- Christchurch Road, Purley

Location

Christchurch Road, Pampisford Road, Purley, CR8 2NL

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £17,000 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in Purley rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - Addiscombe Road, Croydon

Location

92 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PP

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £17,000 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in Addiscombe Nursery. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - St Augustines, Croydon

Location

1 St Augustine's Avenue, South Croydon, CR2 6BA

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £17,000 per year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in South Croydon. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - Epsom

Location

1a Hook Road Epsom, KT19 8TH

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £17,000 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in Epsom. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare practitioner with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - Horley

Location

Corner of Albert Road and Brighton Road, Horley, RH6 7HS

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £15,000 - £17,000 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our gorgeous Nursery & Preschool in Horley. You will be a level 3 qualified childcare manager with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner - Woking

Location

Woodham House, Carlton Road, Woking GU21 4HE

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £15,000 - £19,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Practitioner for our stunning new Woking Nursery & Preschool. This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the direction of the nursery from the very beginning. As with all of our settings, Woking is well appointed to the highest quality standards with bright and spacious rooms and brand new facilities and a huge custom made garden. It will be a landmark Nursery and Preschool in the area offering exemplary Early Years care to up to 123 children aged three months to five years. 

You will be a level 3 qualified childcare nurse with responsibility for supporting the Room Leader in charge of the room. You will assist in the running of the room and the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. You will be responsible for providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and you will  be a Key Person for children and their families and play a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 3 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE or recognised equivalent
  • Up-to-date first aid and safeguarding training
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 2 Nursery Practitioner - Addiscombe Road, Croydon

Location

92 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5PP

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £13,000 - £15,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

Level two qualified Nursery Practitioners work with the level three Nursery Practitioners and Room Leaders to provide a daily programme of stimulating and educational activities for children. You will be a point of contact to families with regards to children’s progress and you will play a key role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, Intermediate Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent
  • Workplace experience
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 2 Nursery Practitioner – Christchurch Road, Purley

Location

Christchurch Road, Pampisford Road, Purley CR8 2NL

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £13,000 - £15,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

Level two qualified Nursery Practitioners work with the level three Nursery Practitioners and Room Leaders to provide a daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. They are a point of contact to families with regards to children’s progress and they play a key role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, Intermediate Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent
  • Workplace experience
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 2 Nursery Practitioner – Horley

Location

Corner of Albert Road and Brighton Road, Horley, RH6 7HS

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £13,000 - £15,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

Nursery Assistants are level 2 qualified childcare managers who work with the Nursery Practitioner and Room Leaders to provide a daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. They are a point of contact to families with regards to children’s progress and they play a key role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, Intermediate Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent
  • Workplace experience
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Level 2 Nursery Practitioner - St Augustines, South Croydon

Location

1 St Augustines Avenue, South Croydon, Cr2 6BA

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £13,000 - £15,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

Level two qualified Nursery Practitioners work with the level three Nursery Practitioners and Room Leaders to provide a daily programme of stimulating and educational activities for children. You will be a point of contact to families with regards to children’s progress and you will play a key role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, Intermediate Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent
  • Workplace experience
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Level 2 Nursery Practitioner - Woking

Location

Woodham House, Carlton Road, Woking, GU21 4HF

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salaries: £14,000 - £17,500 a year
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

Nursery Assistants are level 2 qualified childcare managers who work with the Nursery Practitioner and Room Leaders to provide a daily programme of stimulating and educational activities. They are a point of contact to families with regards to children’s progress and they play a key role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Level 2 qualification in Childcare such as EYE, NVQ, CACHE, Intermediate Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent
  • Workplace experience
  • Good knowledge of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering outstanding childcare and learning
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Full-time

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Lunch Time Nursery Assistant - Beech House, Sanderstead

Location

15 Church Way, Sanderstead, CR2 0JT

Hours and Salary 

Lunchtime assistants work Monday to Friday from 11.30 - 14.30

Fennies are open 51 weeks a year so please note that this is NOT a term time only role.

£7.50 per hour

Overview of the role

Lunchtime assistants offer valuable assistance to the childcare teams during the busy lunchtime period.

As well as assist with serving and clearing away lunch; you will also be expected to interact and play with the children, set up activities and be part of the staff team. You will also be relieving full time staff who require a lunch break.

These are ideal positions for candidates who love working with children but do not have an NVQ qualification in childcare and want to work hours that fit in with their own childcare arrangements or other commitments.

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience of working with children in a day nursery, school, children's club or as a Nanny
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate an advantage
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Requirements and safeguarding an advantage
  • Enhanced CRB/DBS Clearance is essential. Fennies will process and pay for this upon offer
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

 Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Lunch Time Nursery Assistant - Bromley

Location

5 Blyth Road, Bromley BR1 3RS

Hours and Salary 

Lunchtime assistants work Monday to Friday from 11.30 - 14.30

Fennies are open 51 weeks a year so please note that this is NOT a term time only role.

£7.50 per hour

Overview of the role

Lunchtime assistants offer valuable assistance to the childcare teams during the busy lunchtime period.

As well as assist with serving and clearing away lunch; you will also be expected to interact and play with the children, set up activities and be part of the staff team. You will also be relieving full time staff who require a lunch break.

These are ideal positions for people who love working with children but do not have an NVQ qualification in childcare and want to work hours that fit in with their own childcare arrangements or other commitments.

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience of working with children in a day nursery, school, children's club or as a Nanny
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate an advantage
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Requirements and safeguarding an advantage
  • Enhanced CRB/DBS Clearance is essential. Fennies will process and pay for this upon offer
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

 Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Lunch Time Nursery Assistant Fixed Term Contract- Kings Hall

Location

62 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham, BR3 1LS

Hours and Salary 

1 Years Fixed term Contract Lunchtime assistants work Monday to Friday from 11.30 - 14.30

Fennies are open 51 weeks a year so please note that this is NOT a term time only role.

Up to £7.50 per hour

Overview of the role

Lunchtime assistants offer valuable assistance to the childcare teams during the busy lunchtime period.

As well as assist with serving and clearing away lunch; you will also be expected to interact and play with the children, set up activities and be part of the staff team. You will also be relieving full time staff who require a lunch break.

These are ideal positions for people who love working with children but do not have an NVQ qualification in childcare and want to work hours that fit in with their own childcare arrangements or other commitments.

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience of working with children in a day nursery, school, children's club or as a Nanny
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate an advantage
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Requirements and safeguarding an advantage
  • Enhanced CRB/DBS Clearance is essential. Fennies will process and pay for this upon offer
  • Lots of energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

 Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Nursery Chef - Christchurch Road, Purley

Location

Christchurch Road, Purley, CR8 2NL

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: £10-£12 per/hour
  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly rewards and high street discounts
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Up to 40% childcare discounts
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

  • Working with a Kitchen Assistant your duties will include:

  • Take responsibility of preparing snack, lunch and tea according to the set menu

  • Take responsibility for ordering all stock and ingredients

  • Take responsibility for observing all Environmental Health Standards

  • Take responsibility for the overall successful running of the nursery kitchen

You will also need to have

  • Solid experience as a Chef or Cook, ideally from an education or care

  • Up to date Food Hygiene

  • Experience working to Environmental Health

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety

  • An enhanced DBS check (or willing to get one).

 

Hours

Full-time 8am-5pm

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Apprenticeships - all settings

Intermediate (Level 2) and Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeships in Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce

 40- 41.25 hours per week (dependent on age) £3.75 per hour after 3 months £4.50 Fixed term of 12 months in conjunction with one of our great apprentice training providers.

 At Fennies we have a generous benefit package plus a range of discounts and vouchers. You will be entitled up to 25 days holiday and up to 40% childcare discount 

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 Winners of the Mayor’s Fund for London Award for Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2015 and the Regional Apprentice Employer Award 2013, Fennies Day Nurseries are looking for the best people to become Apprentices. In conjunction with Hawk Training, Fennies offers outstanding candidates the opportunity to complete an Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship in Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce within our growing chain of nurseries.

Courses are normally for 12 months and Fennies pay above the National Minimum Apprentice Wage as well as offering other benefits, including a free meal in the nursery at lunchtime.

Successul candidates will develop experience in all areas of day to day nursery life and a sound knowledge of current good childcare practice in order to start a fulfilling career in childcare.

You will work alongside qualified staff across all areas of the nursery age range (0-5 years) to develop your practical skills in caring for young children under the overall guidance of the Nursery Manager and a mentor within the setting.

Your responsibilities will include supporting children in play and learning activities, everyday care routines such as meal and sleep times, enhancing the environment with displays of children’s work, observing and record keeping of children’s development and planning to meet their individual needs supported by establishing positive relationships with parents and carers.

We are looking for people who have:

  • The ability to relate and interact with children;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with parents, carers and other childcare professionals;
  • The ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions;
  • Good observation and organisational skills;
  • A willingness to learn new skills and ability to identify when they need to ask for support;
  • A reasonable level of IT skills would be an advantage;
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy (minimum level 1 Functional Skills, GCSE Maths and English grades D-F or equivalent). If you have GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths grades A-C you will be able to start on the advanced apprenticeship immediately;
  • An introductory level in Child Development, Health and Social Care or similar entry level qualification is an advantage but not

You will have the following personal qualities;

  • Reliable, punctual and trustworthy;
  • Enjoys being creative;
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm at all times;
  • An understanding of and respect for the diversity of families;
  • Appropriate level of maturity and personal confidence;
  • A willingness to reflect on their own practice;
  • Demonstrate an awareness of confidentiality requirements and basic understanding of child safeguarding;
  • Demonstrate you have sustained interest in a hobby or activity or been involved in voluntary work in the

Selection Process

Following a successful telephone interview, candidates will be invited to attend an interview at one our eight nurseries in Surrey, South London and Kent.  Successful candidates are then invited to an extended interview, an opportunity to speak to current apprentices, a tour of our nursery followed by a work trial in the nursery setting, prior to being offered a placement, normally within that nursery. 

 

Fennies follows a Safer Recruitment and Selection Process and you will be expected to pass a full / enhanced DBS check prior to employment which Fennies will pay for. Employment will not begin until you have been given clearance.

You will rostered to work on shifts between 7.30am- 6.45pm. The successful candidate may be required to work in different settings where the need arises.

 

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Intermediate (level 2) Apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to progress onto an Advanced (level 3) programme if there are vacancies across one of the settings.

Fennies cannot guarantee a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship and the fixed term of 12 months. An offer of a full time position is dependent on current staffing requirements.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and is glad to receive applications from anyone, regardless of race, age, gender or disability. Fennies is also committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Training on your Apprenticeship

Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for 19 to 24 year olds is part funded, with employers expected to make a contribution. Funding for apprentices aged 25 and over is limited and employers are expected to make a part or full contribution.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment.  We follow a safer recruitment policy for all positions and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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House Keeper / Cleaner - Bank Staff

Location

Surrey and Kent

Hours and Salary: 

Flexible Part Time Working Hours

Afternoons and Evenings until 9.00 pm

Up to £10 per hour, dependent on experience.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced and meticulous Housekeepers / Cleaners to maintain impeccable standards of cleanliness and hygiene, working within the nursery on a daily basis, both when the nursery is open and operating and when it is closed.

  • You will be expected to work to a daily cleaning rota and monthly deep clean
  • Your duties will include mopping floors, cleaning toilets, wiping woodwork, cleaning glass, laundry duties, intense cleaning of fixtures and fittings; all to a very high
  • You will be cleaning in front of children, parents and managers and so must be well- presented, well-mannered and able to take
  • You will be responsible for the up keep of your own stock
  • You will adhere to all Health & Safety and COSHH
  • You will be a key holder and will need to lock up and secure the nursery every

Requirements;

 You must have previous experience as a cleaner in a Nursery, School or

  • Up to date COSHH training is
  • Up to date Health & Safety
  • You must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Enhanced DBS Clearance is essential. Fennies will process and pay for this upon offer.
  • Ability to work

Fennies follows a Safer Recruitment and Selection Process. Following a telephone interview, face to face interview and work trial, you will be expected to pass the referencing stage and pass a full / enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to employment. Employment will not begin until you have been given clearance.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We value the skills and perspectives that a diverse and representative workforce bring to us and recognise that this will enable us to meet our objectives.

 Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and a covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Part Time/Flexible Nursery Staff - Bank Staff

Location

Surrey and Kent

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary: Up to £8.50 per hour
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
  • Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring

Overview of the role

We are looking for unqualified, Level 2 and Level 3 Childcare Practitioners for our gorgeous Nurseries in the Surrey and Kent areas. You will have responsibility to support the Nursery Nurses in the rooms and assist in the running of the daily programme of stimulating and educational activities for the children. You will be providing a positive and secure relationship for the children and their families, playing a significant role in the children’s daily care and development.

Qualifications and experience

  • An understanding of child protection procedures and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
  • Passion for delivering high quality childcare and learning
  • Exceptional communication skills, energy and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player

Hours

Part Time Flexible

Closing date for applications

September 29th 2017

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Please email your CV and covering letter to Kirstie Davis at recruitment@fennies.com

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow a Safer Recruitment and Selection Process for all positions and successful applicants will be subject to a complete reference and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to employment. Fennies will pay for this; however employment will not begin until you have been given clearance.

Fennies Day Nurseries Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we value the skills and perspectives that a diverse and representative workforce brings to us.

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