Careers

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

Please see below all available job opportunities at Odds Farm Day Nursery & Pre-School.

Preschool Room leader

Duration: Full time, Permanent

"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."

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

Due to continued success and expansion, we are excited to announce that we opened our brand new 96 place day nursery at Odds Farm Park in December 2019, and there is a vacancy for an experienced Room Leader, and be responsible for the day to day running of one of our Nursery rooms in this new, unique farm based setting.

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)
  • Over 800 offers for high street discounts with popular retailers to include cinemas, restaurants and theme parks.
  • External 24 hour helpline with counsellors for any issues you want to discuss.
  • 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 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 are we looking for?:

We are looking for a confident, experienced Room Leader. 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 delivering planning, supporting and mentoring other staff and leading the team forward. You will be qualified in Childcare to a minimum of Level 3, and have experience in a similar role working with children aged 0-5 years old.

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. Though we can be flexible dependant on availability. Please apply for more details.

"Odds Farm Park Day Nursery – Doing what’s best for children and our staff"

Odds Farm Park 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.

Please email our Recruitment Officer, Lucy Horwood. (lucyhorwood@kidsplaychildcare.co.uk) with your CV to register your interest in this job role.

Lunchtime Assistant – Nursery, Childcare

11am-3:00pm, Monday to Friday, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire

**Required ALL YEAR ROUND - NOT Term time only**

Are you looking to work for a more forward thinking company? Want a new challenge? Something different, and unique? Do you love the idea of outdoor play and nature based learning?

We are looking for someone reliable who can provide lunchtime cover for our full time staff (11am – 3:00pm Monday – Friday).

We are a highly sort after, 96 place day nursery at the “award winning” Odds Farm Park, near High Wycombe.

**Please note this position is all year round and NOT term time only**

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 annual pass into Odds Farm Park

• External 24 hour helpline with counsellors for any issues you want to discuss.
• 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

Responsibilities and Duties

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.

You must be available between the hours of 11am-3:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal records bureau disclosure
  • Previous childcare experience
  • A passion for working with Children
  • Ideally a qualification in a childcare subject level 2 or above

Odds Farm Park 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.

Please email our Recruitment Officer, Lucy Horwood. (lucyhorwood@kidsplaychildcare.co.uk) with your CV to register your interest in this job role.

Why work for us?

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Access to 18 training courses
  • Excellent career development and progression
  • Lunch provided every day
  • Rewards and recognition programme
  • Flexible working hours
  • 50% off childcare
  • Up to 33 days holiday (increased with service)
  • Over 800 monthly freebies and offers through Perkbox
  • Pension scheme for all staff
  • A supportive structure
  • Free uniform

If you have any queries please email our Recruitment Officer - lucyhorwood@kidsplaychildcare.co.uk

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Odds Farm Park Day Nursery
Wooburn Common Road
Wooburn Common,
High Wycombe
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The Odds Farm Park Day Nursery is part-funded by the Rural Development Programme for England.

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