Would you like to join our team?

From time to time, we look to recruit talented and positive people who share our endless passion for childcare. Our teams are made up of Early Years Practitioners, who hold qualifications from Level 2 up to Level 7 (Early Years teacher), Apprentices and Cooks.

While we welcome workplace students where we can, we do not take on volunteers.

We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and look for Practitioners who want to share this responsibility. Rigorous recruitment checks are carried out and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Current opportunities

We’re currently recruiting a new team member for our beautiful day care setting at White House Farm. We’re looking for someone who has sound early years experience, passion for what they do and aspiration to progress in the future. Initially, the role will be working with babies and toddlers.

Applicants will need to hold a relevant Level 3 qualification or above, specifically in Early Years. Experience in child-led planning and Tapestry would also be preferable.

The role is 36.5 hours per week, usually consisting of two full days and three half days per week. We take care to provide lovely working environments for our teams and support their professional development and wellbeing.

We’re also offering a Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship to someone who wishes to kickstart their childcare career.

If you have any questions about either of these opportunities, please email georgia@onceuponatime.org.uk

Past applicants need not apply.

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