We’re recruiting Are you a qualified (Level 3) Early Years Practitioner looking for a new and exciting career? Get in touch with our HR team about vacancies we have throughout Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire! Call: 01908 510309 email [email protected]yyears.org.uk (terms and conditions apply, ask our HR team for further details) We believe that childcare needs a personal touch, and our nurseries and out-of-school clubs offer flexibility and individuality with a homely feel. As a not-for-profit organisation, we place our children’s well-being at the heart of our work. At Acorn, we are committed to: Placing a high priority on training our staff to the highest standards Promoting a learning culture throughout the organisation Hosting training days each year for every nursery employee Providing a range of opportunities for furthering professional development Working at Acorn As a thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to making Acorn a safe, nurturing and fun place for our children to be, we offer: Payscales that are competitive, transparent and reviewed annually Childcare discount – nothing should be a barrier to your career Generous family leave – supporting you to support your family Christmas closure – Santa doesn’t wait for anyone 25 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays (and the option to buy more) – even superheroes need time off 4 dedicated training days and individual development plans – investing in you for the whole journey Enhanced pension scheme – not as far away as you think 😉 Life assurance – just for a little reassurance Flu vaccinations – it shouldn’t cost you anything to feel safe Recommend a friend scheme – we trust that if you love working for us, you’ll only bring the right people too Professional Development Grants – don’t let money stand in the way of your career Cyclescheme – helping you get back on the saddle Techscheme – making a brand new laptop a little more affordable Length of Service awards – time with us means treats for you Summer and Christmas parties – all work and no play is a myth Pay advances for when times are tough Employee assistance wellbeing programme – because you matter to us Join, Perform, Grow, Shine We support our teams with development opportunities View our latest vacancies You will be able to download a full job description for each role – we would encourage you to read the information carefully and fill in the application form in as much detail as possible, giving all relevant information and, in particular, setting out the ways in which you meet the criteria to be assessed through the application form. If you have what it takes and want to be part of our team, simply apply through the careers section, by selecting the role suitable for you to complete an application form. Once a vacancy closes, all applications will be reviewed against the role criteria and we will contact you shortly afterwards. We respond to all applications. Would you like to speak to us first? If you would like an informal conversation with us about any of our current roles or what it is like to work for Acorn, our HR team would be very happy to hear from you. They can be reached on 01908 510309 or email: [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!