Derby, Derbyshire
Circa Salary £8969 per annum
Fixed Term Contract for 18 months Full Time Permanent 40 hours a week

A place for children to find their feet.

The Role

Spring Rosehill is located within the Rosehill Children’s Centre providing sessional care for children term time between 9am and 3:45pm

At Spring nurseries, we are passionate about your career, our Apprentices have progressed to Early Years Assistants once they complete their qualification and are now taking the next step to becoming Practitioner’s with us. You will have a Mentor as well as your learning provider Assessor to work with you throughout your training and on to the next steps. Its exciting stuff, are you ready to join?

You will make a difference by:

-Working alongside nursery practitioners in supporting children’s development, participating, planning and setting up activities for a range of children.

-Developing successful relationships with children and their families.

-Observing and track children’s development and share this with parent/carers and other professionals.

-Supporting children during mealtimes and toilet training.

-Attending monthly staff meetings and 6 monthly parents/carers evenings.

-Completing an apprenticeship to gain your childcare qualification, working within the setting to support the completion of your coursework and studies.

You will need:

-A genuine interest in childcare & a true passion and love for children.

-Patience, a friendly manner, and the ability to communicate with children, young people, colleagues and other adults such as parents and carers.

-A commitment to study time to help you achieve your qualification.

-A Full UK driving licence is preferred due to the rural location but not essential.

The way we work

We are proud to be part of Action for Children, a national children’s charity and our success in Spring makes a difference. With over 150 years of experience in caring for children and young people, award winning Spring Nurseries developed its brand approach in 2016 to be modern, high quality and unmatched in terms of knowledge and learning opportunities for children under five years. Supporting children to learn, have fun and make friends in the brightest, engaging settings across England, Scotland and Wales.


Because we believe in our people, and recognise their efforts for children, we give a little extra to say thank you. Our rewards brochure will give you all the details of our rewards, this is on our careers website, together with the career progression map for Spring Nurseries.

Making the difference

We believe all children deserve the best early start in life. It is our mission to be the best provider of outstanding quality early education to children throughout the UK, that is accessible to all.

We are a new, fresh network of nurseries created to provide an alternative option for parents and families, seeking high quality early education and childcare, at an affordable price – and we dare to be different.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Spring Nurseries is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

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