Why work for us?

We are a fun, friendly and very experienced organisation, we welcome applications from caring and enthusiastic individuals to work with our children in a state of the art and safe learning environment. We opened the first Out of School scheme in Europe and added a Day Nursery in 1984. We can provide care for nearly 200 children aged 0-11 years in our two storey child care centre, which we designed ourselves and opened in 2009.


Our indoor facilities include a craft room, an IT room, soft play and sensory rooms. The Out of School children have many different and dedicated areas in which to play and the Early Years' children are cared for in age groups across five different rooms - each with their own outside play area. We also have a decked balcony, gardens and an adventure playground.


Benefits include


  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Only 37.5 hours per week
  • Up to 38 days annual leave
  • Subsidised lunches and snacks
  • Workplace pension at 2%
  • A commitment to developing and training you throughout your time with us.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free DBS check
  • Employee support scheme
  • Staff room with balcony
  • 40% discount off your child care fees*


We particularly welcome applications from men as they are under-represented in our workforce.


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*Your child/ren must come to Gingerbread Corner.


Current jobs


Casual Playworker


We have seasonal posts available, during school holidays, for playworkers in our Out of School scheme. The role involves playing with the children, supervising their activities and taking them on outings.


Child care at our staff discount may be available. You can choose which days or weeks you wish to work.


We also take volunteers and students


If you would like to work with children, enjoy gardening or painting then we need your help, whether it be for one hour a week, one day a week or everyday we will be grateful for the help and support.


To find out more information or apply for a position, please call 020 8683 3322, email us or use our contact form.