Join our passionate, imaginative and creative team

Kids Play Childcare is the joint venture partner providing childcare for children at the Godstone Farm Day Nursery. Members of the team benefit from training and support provided by the group.  

Applicants to the roles below are welcomed to contact us to request a tour of the nursery and meet some of the team.

Early Years Practitioner

Full time, 40hrs per week

BRAND NEW DAY NURSERY NOW OPEN AT GODSTONE FARM!

Offering a unique environment and learning experiences for the children in our care,  our ethos is focused on outdoor learning, natural materials and resources and following a “child led” learning approach.  We are excited to announce that we have now opened our brand new 96 place day nursery at Godstone Farm in Surrey, and we are looking for experienced and confident Practitioners to join us working at this new, farm based setting.

Benefits

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp)
  • Free family passes into Godstone Farm
  • Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development
  • Free hot lunches every day
  • 28 days annual holiday, after 2 years of service these increase by 1 day per year, up to 33 days holiday!
  • Free uniform
  • NEST Pension scheme for all staff
  • Monthly staff lottery and employee of the month
  • A company awards ceremony every 2 years

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To support the day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the setting facility.
  • To ensure that developmental records for your key group are kept up to date.
  • To support your colleagues and work as part of a team in providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all children. (Ages range from 6 weeks to 13 years dependent on setting).
  • To assist in the development of an attractive stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays relevant to the age and needs of the children in the setting, which encourage independence, self motivation and eagerness to learn.
  • To treat information of matters relating to the work within the setting as confidential.
  • To ensure the highest standards of safety, hygiene and welfare whilst maintaining adequate supervision of the conduct of the children attending the setting.
  • To ensure company policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To help support the management team to ensure that the Ofsted standards including EYFS is followed at all times.
  • To support the management team in striving to deliver an outstanding setting
  • Any other duties that may be required.

Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for confident Practitioners, who are looking to get their teeth into a new challenge. You will be motivated to hit the ground running and add value to our fun and hard working team. You will thrive in a busy environment, and always be on hand with new ideas and activities.

You will be confident in all areas of the EYFS and implement accordingly, and have experience in a similar role. We are ideally looking for a minimum Level 3 qualification in Early Years for this position though would consider Level 2 qualifications.

You must be available full time, 40 hours per week.

Please note the nursery is open from 7:30am-6:30pm, Monday to Friday and so shift patterns will be rotating within these opening hours. Please make sure you can commit to early and late shifts before applying.

“Godstone Farm Day Nursery – Doing what’s best for children and our staff”

Godstone Farm Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Nursery Assistant – Bank/Cover Staff

Flexible zero hours contract, up to 40 hours per week

BRAND NEW DAY NURSERY NOW OPEN AT GODSTONE FARM!

Offering a unique environment and learning experiences for the children in our care,  our ethos is focused on outdoor learning, natural materials and resources and following a “child led” learning approach.  We are excited to announce that we have now opened our brand new 96 place day nursery at Godstone Farm in Surrey, and we are looking for caring and passionate Nursery Assistants to join us on a flexible zero hours contract, working at this new, farm based setting.

Benefits

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp)
  • Free pass into Godstone Farm
  • Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development
  • Free hot lunches every day
  • 28 days annual holiday, after 2 years of service these increase by 1 day per year, up to 33 days holiday!
  • Free uniform
  • NEST Pension scheme for all staff
  • Monthly staff lottery and employee of the month
  • A company awards ceremony every 2 years

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To support the day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the setting facility.
  • To support your colleagues and work as part of a team in providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all children. (Ages range from 6 weeks to 13 years dependent on setting).
  • To assist in the development of an attractive stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays relevant to the age and needs of the children in the setting, which encourage independence, self motivation and eagerness to learn.
  • To treat information of matters relating to the work within the setting as confidential.
  • To ensure the highest standards of safety, hygiene and welfare whilst maintaining adequate supervision of the conduct of the children attending the setting.
  • To ensure company policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To help support the management team to ensure that the Ofsted standards including EYFS is followed at all times.
  • To support the management team in striving to deliver an outstanding setting
  • Any other duties that may be required.

Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for passionate, caring individuals, who are looking to get their teeth into a new challenge. You will be motivated to hit the ground running and add value to our fun and hard working team. You will thrive in a busy environment, and always be on hand with new ideas and activities.

You will ideally have some similar experience within a day nursery or school environment, working with children aged 0-5 years. An early years qualification is desirable. An upbeat nature and real passion for Early Years is a must!

Please note the nursery is open from 7:30am-6:30pm, Monday to Friday and so shift patterns will be rotating within these opening hours. Please make sure you can commit to early and late shifts before applying.

“Godstone Farm Day Nursery – Doing what’s best for children and our staff”

Godstone Farm Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Lunchtime Assistant

Duration: Part time, Permanent

Looking for something part time to fit in with family life?

Due to continued success and expansion, we are excited to announce that we have now opened our brand new 96 place day nursery at Godstone Farm, and there is a vacancy for a Lunchtime Assistant to join our team in this new, unique farm based setting.

The working hours are 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday to Friday. Please note, this position is ALL YEAR ROUND, and NOT term time only. Please only apply for the role if you can commit to working these hours during school holidays as well as term time.

Your role will be to assist in the preparation of children’s meals, helping to feed the children where necessary, and cleaning and tidying away whilst also providing a general support function to your colleagues.

The benefits:

This role will be exciting, challenging and extremely rewarding! We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp)
  • Free pass into Godstone Farm
  • Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development
  • Free hot lunches every day
  • 28 days annual holiday, after 2 years of service these increase by 1 day per year, up to 33 days holiday!
  • Free uniform
  • NEST Pension scheme for all staff
  • Monthly staff lottery and employee of the month
  • Annual awards ceremony

Required Skills

  • Ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal records bureau disclosure
  • Previous professional childcare experience
  • A passion for working with Children

Godstone Farm Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Trainee Early Years Practitioner

“Doing what’s best for children and our staff”

Godstone Farm Day Nursery focus on nature based play, and outdoor learning. We follow a child led curiosity approach to children’s development.

We have new vacancies available for full time, Unqualified Practitioners, who wish to train whilst working to earn their Early Years qualification. to join our new day nursery at Godstone Farm.

Our ethos is that we want the best for children! Its our privilege to make learning an adventure. Children are experts in their own play. We follow their lead!

We are looking for passionate, inspiring Early Years Professionals who are looking to really make a difference! With a positive, can do attitude, a real team player, and keen to really engage making a difference to our children’s learning and development.

This full time, permanent position, will be working 40hrs per week, on various shift patterns between our opening hours of 7:30am-6:30pm.

Working in this unique environment, based upon a farm park, the role will be extremely rewarding!

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp)
  • Free annual pass to Godstone Farm
  • Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development
  • Free hot lunches every day
  • 28 days annual holiday, after 2 years of service these increase by 1 day per year, up to 33 days holiday!
  • Free uniform
  • NEST Pension scheme for all staff
  • Monthly staff lottery and employee of the month
  • Annual awards ceremony

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To support the day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the nursery facility.
  • To ensure that developmental records for your key group are kept up to date.
  • To support your colleagues and work as part of a team in providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment for all children.
  • To assist in the development of an attractive stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays relevant to the age and needs of the children in the nursery, which encourage independence, self-motivation and eagerness to learn.
  • To treat information of matters relating to the work within the nursery as confidential.
  • To ensure the highest standards of safety, hygiene and welfare whilst maintaining adequate supervision of the conduct of the children attending the nursery.
  • To ensure company policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To help support the management team to ensure that the Ofsted standards including EYFS is followed at all times.
  • To support the management team in striving to deliver an outstanding setting
  • Any other duties that may be required.

 

What are we looking for:

  • Previous childcare experience, ideally in a day nursery setting
  • A passion for childcare and Early Years
  • Flexibility and reliability.

 

Godstone Farm Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Preschool Room Leader

BRAND NEW DAY NURSERY NOW OPEN AT GODSTONE FARM!

Be a part of the excitement!

Are you an existing Room Leader looking to work for a more forward thinking company? Want a new challenge? Something different, and unique?

We are committed to providing top quality childcare for all ages. Our ethos is focused on outdoor learning, natural materials and resources and following a “child led” learning approach. Offering a unique environment and learning experiences for the children in our care.

Due to continued success and expansion, even in these challenging times, we are excited to announce that we opened our brand new 96 place day nursery at Godstone Farm in Surrey in Spring 2021, and we are looking for an experienced and confident Room Leader to assist the Managers with the opening of and day to day running of this new farm based setting.

Benefits

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% off childcare (including Holiday Camp)
  • Access to 18 training courses including Child Protection and ongoing training and development
  • Free hot lunches every day
  • 28 days annual holiday, after 2 years of service these increase by 1 day per year, up to 33 days holiday!
  • Free uniform
  • NEST Pension scheme for all staff
  • Monthly staff lottery and employee of the month
  • A company awards ceremony every 2 years

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To take full day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the room facility.
  • To help maintain staff records and assist with appraisals and supervisions.
  • To provide an attractive stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays relevant to the age and needs of the children in the setting, which encourage independence, self motivation and eagerness to learn.
  • To establish, in conjunction with the childcare SENCO, individual programmes for any children with special needs.
  • To treat information of matters relating to the work within the setting as confidential.
  • To ensure any injury or accident or suspicion of non accidental injury are recorded correctly or reported.
  • To ensure a high standard of hygiene in relation to staff, children, equipment and surroundings.
  • To ensure Kids play policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To ensure that the Ofsted standards including EYFS is followed at all times.
  • To support the nursery manager in striving to deliver an outstanding setting.
  • Assist in the recruitment process for your allocated age group. Helping students and trainees to settle in and make a contribution to the assessment of the students and trainees performance and to ensure high standards are continually being met.
  • To open and close the nursery alongside deputy and nursery manager
  • Any other duties that maybe required

What do we need from you?

  • A recognised childcare qualification level 3 or above
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working with children aged 0-5 (specifically babies)
  • Ideally some previous room or team leading experience
  • A real passion for working with children
  • A strong command of the English language
  • Flexibility and punctuality

Godstone Farm Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

 All positions are listed above, click on the +/- buttons to view the details. To apply for one of the roles, please send your CV and covering letter directly to our Recruitment Officer lucyhorwood@kidsplaychildcare.co.uk.

Why work for us?

Enjoy a rewarding career in childcare at Godstone Farm Day Nursery with a fantastic package of employee benefits!