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Nursery Nurse

Smallford Campus, Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0JA
Oaklands College
Full Time
£18,571 per annum
25th February 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
15th March 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 1 Perm contract / 1 Fixed Term
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1133179


Nursery Nurse; 2 positions available 

1 Full Time - Permanent contract

1 Full Time / Fixed Term Contract up to 1 year 

Starting Salary - £18,571 per annum 

Acorns Nursery provides childcare for up to 50 children 0-5 years of students, employees and private clients. We are currently looking to recruit an additional member of staff to join our team. The Nursery provides high quality care and education for all children and we are keen to recruit reflective practitioners with an interest in maintaining and extending our high standards.

To be considered for this role candidates need to hold the following;

Childcare qualification at NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent

Have previous experience in a Nursery setting

Knowledge of child development

Paediatric First Aid trained / Safeguarding trained

Ideally candidates should hold a Food Hygiene certificate, although training for this can be obtained whilst in employment.

Working hours can vary so candidates need to be available to work variable shifts during nursery opening hours, which are 8.00 - 6.00 Monday to Friday – flexibility is key!

Closing Date: Sunday 14th March - Early applications are considered as the advert may close before the closing date. 

Interviews will take place  remotely via Microsoft Teams, shortlisted candidates will be provided with a date and details of the interview.


• Automatic entry into the Local Government pension Scheme.

• 30 Days annual leave + bank holidays

• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching

• Free onsite parking

• Subsidised onsite restaurant

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.


Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.
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