York Childcare

York Childcare is a non profit charity with the aim of providing quality childcare for families in York. We are run by a committee of voluntary Trustees. We have three children’s day nurseries which provide full and part-time day care for children in the 6 weeks to 5 years age group. Each of our nurseries are Ofsted inspected, offer home-cooked food and have their own outdoor play areas.

We also provide an Out of School Club management service to several clubs across the city providing breakfast, after school and holiday clubs for children aged 2 years – 12 years.

30 Sep, 2018
Early Years Practitioner   We currently have the opportunity for a two Full Time (37.5 hours p/week) Level 3 Early Years Practitioners to join our teams on a permanent basis.   The successful candidates must be able to work flexible shift patterns enabling the nursery to offer care from 7.30am to 6pm.   Responsibilities   To be committed to providing a stimulating, safe and caring Nursery environment which is fully inclusive and enables each child to reach their full potential. To act as a Key Person for a group of children. To assist in supporting students on placement and to act as mentor for NVQ trainees and other new/junior staff. To organise the room and other duties in the absence of the Room Manager. To assume responsibility for a specific area as allocated.   Experience   We are looking for a committed, self motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children. You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Must have knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and a minimum of Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years. Early Years or EYITT Professional Status is an advantage. GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English is desirable.   Salary The starting salary will be £15,268.50 with the potential to rise after completion of a successful probationary period. Staff benefits include generous annual leave entitlement and company pension contributions.   Post-holders will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) and employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references.   To request an application form please email recruitment@yorkchildcare.co.uk or telephone 01904 393730.    
York Childcare Josephs Nursery, York, UK Full time
30 Sep, 2018
Room Manager   We currently have the opportunity for a Full Time (37.5 hours p/week) Room Manager to join our team, initially on a temporary basis, at Scarcroft Green Nursery.   The successful candidate must be able to work flexible shift patterns enabling the nursery to offer care from 8am to 6pm.   Responsibilities   To be fully committed to providing a stimulating, safe and caring Nursery environment which enables each child to reach their full potential. To be responsible for leading the learning experiences for children in the nursery to ensure that they make good progress within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and ensure standards outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage are met. To be responsible for supporting staff in expanding their knowledge in how to deliver effective and innovative learning opportunities for children. To act as a Key Person for a group of children. This role includes regular completion of children’s progress records (including use of Tapestry software where appropriate). To be responsible for a team of Early Years Practitioners and to be proactive in team building, staff motivation and developing the staff to their maximum potential. To be a positive role model to the team To provide a fully inclusive environment for children, staff and parents. To ensure compliance of Health, Safety and Welfare standards within the Nursery. To ensure adequate provision is delivered in all areas, such as catering, cleaning and general maintenance. To liaise with the Nursery Manager to ensure maximum occupancy levels. To analyse tracking ensuring that each child is fully equipped to move to the next stage of their care and education and reflect on changes / adaptations which may be required as a consequence. To reflect on actions needed to raise children’s attainments in areas where they fall below expected levels.    Experience   We are looking for a committed, self-motivated, enthusiastic person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children. We require a flexible and adaptable person who can demonstrate the ability to work using their own initiative and who is able to co-ordinate the smooth running of the Nursery and lead the team at times when the Nursery manager is not present. Must be able to share knowledge and learning with others in order to lead development. Level 3 Qualification in Early Years essential; recognised Early Years Teaching a qualification / EYITT Professional Status preferable / an advantage GCSE Grade C equivalents (or a higher grade) in Maths and English is essential.   Salary The starting salary is £18,167 (pro rata)for someone with a Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (EYE)or equivalent qualification or £19,207 (pro rata) if the person holds a recognised Early Years Teacher qualification.   To request an application form please email recruitment@yorkchildcare.co.uk or telephone 01904 393730.  
York Childcare Scarcroft Green Nursery, Nunthorpe Road, York, UK Part time
10 Sep, 2018
Over the Rainbow Out of School Club Playworker Vacancy We currently have the opportunity for a Part Time (20 hours per week) Playworker to join our team on a permanent basis to work in our Out of School Club. The successful candidate will be required to work in our breakfast and afterschool club Additional hours may be offered during school holidays.   Experience We are looking for a committed, self-motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children. You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years is an advantage but not essential Successful candidates must have experience of or be able to demonstrate: Involvement in the planning of out of school club activities Lead and or support safe creative and appropriate play opportunities for a range of different age groups Willingness to undertake training opportunities Record observations, progress and next steps of EYFS key children Care for the everyday needs of children and help to ensure a safe and secure setting Salary  The Salary will be discussed at interview. To apply please request an application pack from the setting manager Lucy Perkin at;  overtherainbow@yorkchildcare.co.uk
York Childcare York, UK Part time
10 Sep, 2018
Part Time Early Years Practitioner We currently have the opportunity for a Permanent Part Time (7.5 hours per week) Early Years Practitioner to join our team, initially on a temporary basis, working on Fridays at Heathers Nursery. Extra hours may be available from time to time on a supply basis. Responsibilities To be committed to providing a stimulating, safe and caring Nursery environment which is fully inclusive and enables each child to reach their full potential. To act as a Key Person for a group of children. To assist in supporting students on placement. To assume responsibility for a specific area as allocated. Experience We are looking for a committed, self motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children. You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Must have knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and a minimum of Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years. Early Years or EYITT Professional Status is an advantage. GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English is desirable. Salary Starting salary will be £15,522 per annum (reduced pro rata). Staff benefits include generous annual leave entitlement and company pension contributions and onsite parking. Post-holders will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) and employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. To request an application form please email  recruitment@yorkchildcare.co.uk  or telephone 01904 409763.
York Childcare Heather's Nursery, James Backhouse Place, York, UK Part time
10 Sep, 2018
Supply Staff Early Years Practitioners We are currently recruiting Full and Part time Early Years Practitioners for our pool of supply staff at York Childcare Ltd. We operate from Joseph’s, Heather’s and Scarcroft Green Nurseries.   Full time positions are for 37.5 hours per week, working within flexible shift patterns enabling nurseries to offer care from 7.30am to 6pm all year.   Part time positions are also available.   Responsibilities To be committed to providing a stimulating, safe and caring Nursery environment which is fully inclusive and enables each child to reach their full potential.   Experience We are looking for a committed, self motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children. You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Good working knowledge of the Early Years foundation stage is desirable. Must have knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and ideally a Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years.   Pay The rate of pay will be discussed at interview.   Post-holders will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) and employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references.   To request an application form please email  recruitment@yorkchildcare.co.uk or telephone 01904 409763.
York Childcare York, UK Full or Part Time