Work with us

If you have a genuine love and respect for children and are keen to be part of a kind nursery where children learn through play we would like to meet you. Please email us at

We want to ensure that our staff are happy, enthusiastic and committed to our nursery.  We know that creating a positive and supportive working environment makes for well-motivated staff and that is a big factor in delivering high-quality childcare.  We operate with competitive wages for the sector. Staff will work a standard 37.5 hour week with 5 weeks paid holiday.  We encourage all staff to train and support their learning and development to ensure that they are able to give their best to the children they care for. Wood St Nursery is a well resourced,  fun and stimulating place to work, and we will support creative and exciting variations on a daily basis. We listen to the difficulties of staff and try to resolve problems democratically. We provide social opportunities for our team and ensure that inset training is both worthwhile and fun. Our nursery is a lovely place to work.

We foster an environment of ongoing learning and development encouraging staff to follow personal specialisms and signpost them to specific training.  We have a strong vision of the pedagogical style we wish our nursery practitioners to develop and will work closely with you and the children on the nursery floor to ensure that we shape and develop practice so that it is of the highest standard and meeting all children’s emotional, developmental and learning needs.

Current Job Vacancies:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic qualified and unqualified staff . We follow In The Moment Planning. We focus on continuous provision with children free to self-select, add to and extend activities. We know that children learn best through self-directed play, lots of time outdoors, and warm relationships with skilled practitioners in a rich and exciting play environment and are looking for practitioners that share these beliefs.

    Wood St Nursery is a good place to work, we look after our staff, providing supervision and support and promoting a friendly and happy staff team.

    Full time 37.5 hrs per week, 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme.

    Part-time, compressed hours and term time only considered for the right candidate. The salary would be pro-rata depending on hours worked.

    Paid time off for training and CPD

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS), provide a full work history and references which will be checked.

    Full-time hours: 37.5 per week

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

    Salary: £21.500 – £25,000.00 per year depending on experience.

  • Please email Naomi or Beth, we will send you the application form and job details.