Snapdragons Nursery: Shirehampton: Head of Toddlers, Keynsham: Head of Babies

Snapdragons Nursery, Keynsham: Head of Babies (Maternity Cover)

Could 2020 be the year you become part of Snapdragons Nurseries’ success?

We are seeking a full-time Head of Babies (Maternity Cover, starting March 2020) to join a lively and friendly team at our beautiful nursery setting in Keynsham.

Join Snapdragons and you’ll be part of something big. For over twenty years we’ve been leading the way in childcare in the South West, growing our family of nurseries and our reputation for progressive and innovative practice. We have nurtured and educated generations of children, giving them the confidence and curiosity to embrace their changing world. But our passion for caring doesn’t stop with the children. We believe that happy staff make happy children, so we offer a package of support that you won’t find anywhere else.

As Head of Babies (Maternity Cover) you will be an outstanding and inspiring practitioner, providing professional leadership and ensuring the setting delivers the highest standards of care and education. You will have the confidence to lead your team, displaying a high level of motivation, a flexible enthusiastic approach and good communication skills.

You must be able to provide exceptional early years care in a safe, nurturing and fulfilling environment whilst inspiring children to unlock their full potential through key skills and values which will establish them as gifted citizens of the world.

You must have at least two years’ experience in childcare, with a minimum of Level 3 qualification specific to Early Years as defined by the Department for Education.

The post is full time (40 hours per week), Monday to Friday, all year round and you will be entitled to 6.6 weeks holiday, including Bank Holidays.

We offer an attractive full-time rate of pay of £19,552 per annum with a starting date of March 2020 and flexible interview dates available.

We only recruit the very best team members in exchange for competitive salaries along with excellent benefits and rewards, including:

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday a year
  • Nursery closures between Christmas and New Year (meaning never working over the Christmas break)
  • Additional paid leave on your Birthday
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ Bonus
  • Glitzy Christmas Party with fabulous food, entertainment, vouchers, prizes and taxis!
  • Paid First Aid Training

Find out more about working at Snapdragons on our website at

to see our package of support that you won’t find anywhere else.

Snapdragons are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Snapdragons Nursery is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for the position please visit and complete an online application form. Informal enquiries should be directed to Mrs Nicki Jones on 01225 791122.

SAFEGUARDING NOTE: As this role is working in a “regulated activity” according to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate (DBS).

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