Learning and Development Trainer  


Position: Learning and Development Trainer  

Salary Banding: £30,000 – £40,000 (dependent on qualification/s and experience) 

Hours: Full time / 40 hours 

Location: Hybrid working – days from home, as well as multiple locations across the business, predominantly Epsom Central Support Office

Start date: When ready 


What is a Learning and Development Trainer?  

Fennies Leading and Development Team has been created as part of our commitment to the learning and development for both the internal staff throughout Fennies and new employees. Our Leading and Development Trainer will be focused on internal professional growth at Fennies, creating and facilitating dynamic sessions that inspire and help to improve the practice of our individuals. Being passionate about Early Years and child development is essential! 


Who are Fennies? 

Leading the early years sector since 1992, Fennies Nurseries are there at the forefront of early education with our well designed buildings, our supportive Learning and Development Team and our quality focused education team. As an organisation, we are continually growing but remain true to our guiding principle of “The right start for under 5’s” and are delighted to have been recognised with many childcare and employment awards. Here at Fennies we thoroughly believe in hiring based on character above all else, so you'll be joining an award winning team and a growing business with an exceptional culture. 

As an organisation, our aim is to change the perception of the nursery industry by being the best and moving it forward. We do things differently, we care, we listen, we’re constantly learning from each other and refining our craft.  


What will I be doing? 

  • Bringing the Fennies culture and values to life, being an excellent role model
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise of internal and external professionals to engage and inspire the Fennies family
  • Delivery of in-person ‘Welcome to Fennies’ induction, including facilitating First Aid sessions
  • Review training; prioritising needs, arranging suitable locations and a frequency of dates to meet demand
  • Reporting on training and learner data trends 
  • Utilise varied delivery styles to drive the best engagement
  • Contribute and lead on projects, being a part of the creation of early years learning and development opportunities
  • Ensure mandatory training requirements for individual roles and responsibilities are tracked
  • Building out our offering through in-person facilitation, webinars and live streaming content as well as on-demand learning, thinking about pre and post task learning to embed practice
  • Autonomy to take the lead on projects, to help shape each learner’s career journey at Fennies, liaising with relevant stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Optional longer term coaching clients, to support reflective practice


What experience do I need? 

  • Be an engaging facilitator who creates an exceptional first impression 
  • A natural approach to people, building a space where individuals are comfortable to be themselves
  • Experience of managing and leading projects
  • At least three years working within the Early Years sector is preferrable
  • L3 qualification or above in teaching is preferrable
  • L3 or above Early Years qualification is preferrable
  • Experience working with apprenticeships is preferrable
  • Experience of having led training previously, training or teaching qualification is preferrable
  • Coaching qualifications is preferrable




  • Bonus scheme
  • Lunch provided daily by Fennies Café 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Lunch provided
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Ongoing continuous development, quality training and mentoring
  • Part of growing business with a professional, passionate, and friendly team
  • Supportive and caring team, who are here to support your professional development
  • Fennies Fresh – discounted food from our in-house healthy takeaway service
  • Working as part of a dynamic, engaging team who are well respected across Fennies

Closing Date for Applications is Wednesday 20th March




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