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Over New Road Preschool C.I.C

Manager - permanent vacancy


Position commences Monday 1st October 2018

The position would suit an enthusiastic person who enjoys a challenge. Must have a sound understanding of the EYFS and previous experience in managing or helping to manage a similar setting.


Qualifications & Experience:

A minimum Level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or early years degree qualification preferable.

Hours: 6 Sessions a week

Additional admin hours: 4 hours per week plus keyworking hours


Please Contact: Anne Steventon (Deputy Manager) for application pack, further information, or to discuss the position.

 Email: anne.steventon@overnewroadpreschool.co.uk 

Telephone: 01954 488198 or 07711 566694

Closing date: Monday 10th September 2018

Safety of Children is a priority

DBS enhanced disclosure checks and references will be required.

2018-07-20 Cambridgeshire CB24 5PJ Baptist Church Hall


Part Time
10 September 2018 2018-09-10

Nursery Nurse (Part-Time, Maternity Cover)

Starting salary is £12,910 per annum to £14,754 per annum (FTE £18,623 - £21,283)

(depending on level of qualification and experience)


We are seeking a Nursery Nurse to join our OFSTED-outstanding rated Nursery to cover a period of Maternity leave for up to one year in the first instance. The successful candidate will play a key role in observing and planning for the children’s individual interests, developmental needs and next steps according to the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework.


This post will primarily work in our Caterpillars room with children aged 12-24 months, although candidates must be willing to work with all ages within each of the base rooms at the nursery.


We are seeking an individual who:

-          Has experience of working in a similar role within an early years setting, ideally with children under the age of 24 months;

-          Is preferably Level 3 qualified, although Level 2 qualified candidates will also be considered for this role;

-          Has a good understanding of the EYFS and has a positive and proactive attitude towards developing children;

-          Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can work effectively as part of a team.


The hours of this post are Monday to Thursday 12.00pm to 5.45pm and Friday 12.00pm to 5.15pm, totalling 28.25 hours per week.


In return, the successful candidate will receive a wide range of benefits including competitive holiday entitlement plus Christmas closure, generous pension scheme, free daily meals and excellent campus facilities such as parking, canteen and a subsidised gym.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required.


Full details of the position can be found here.


Further information about the Nursery can be found here. Application forms and further details are available electronically (www.babraham.ac.uk), or e-mail: HR@babraham.ac.uk.


On applying please quote reference CVW-NN-P.


Closing date for completed applications is Monday 13th August 2018.


About the Nursery


The Babraham Nursery is part of the Babraham Institute, a charity which is world renowned for its research in life sciences to enhance lives and improve wellbeing.   The Nursery was opened in September 1990 and operates from a large house situated in a quiet corner of a residential area in the grounds of the Institute. It has a large enclosed

garden with climbing frame, pathways and grassed areas. It accommodates up to a total of ninety children on the Early Years register aged from 6 weeks to 5 years throughout the year and operates a separate after school club during term time and holiday club for school aged children during the holidays at the local school.   There is a large team of Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants who care for the children as well as staff who provide the meals and administrative support.  A Senior Nursery Nurse leads each of the five base rooms supported by the Nursery Deputy, Nursery Deputy & Fun Pack Manager and the Head of Nursery and Fun Pack.


The Nursery is open all year round except for Bank Holidays and a one-week closure during the Christmas period.




The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people.


The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.


The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

2018-07-20 Cambridgeshire CB22 3AQ 17-18 The Close

Nursery Nurse

Part Time
13 August 2018 2018-08-13

Post:   Administrator/Finance


We are seeking to appoint a part time Administrator to undertake clerical duties in liaison with the Head of Nursery and Company Secretary.

The position reports to the Head of Nursery but has functional responsibility to the Company Secretary.

The person appointed will work 3 days per week on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The hours of work will be 8-4pm with one hour for lunch. This role is available with immediate effect for the successful candidate.

(Please note this is a part time, permanent all year round position and not term time only)

Daily Duties                                                                                                          

Download bank transactions from Barclays.net

Update receipts on First Steps (FS)

Export receipts from FS to Sage Financials

Match cash to fee invoices on Sage

Any other relevant duties determined by the employer from time to time

Weekly Duties

Reconcile bank

Reconcile Debtors on FS with Sage Debtors


As Required

Records Deposits Received/Repaid on Sage and FS

Add additional sessions requested by parents on FS

Process purchase invoices

Pay Suppliers

Add additional children starting in the Nursery



Process Fee invoices on FS

Email Invoices to Parents

Export newly created parent accounts during the month from FS to Sage

Export fee invoices to Sage

Process salaries input to salary bureau

Receive pension input from salary bureau and submit to pension provider by portal

Process Nursery Milk Claim

Prepare and send Invoices in respect of any additional funding requirements

Process Credit Card Transactions on Sage

Process Petty Cash

Chase overdue debtors


Per Term

Submit Initial Early Years Nursery Claim

Submit final Early Years Nursery Claim



Process movement of children between rooms on FS

Add new starters to FS

Update charging rates in FS


Skills Sought

Knowledge of Sage Financials, Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook

Knowledge of First Steps desirable but not expected


Training can be provided for the following

First Steps

Sage Financials (If required)

Salary Input

Milk Claims

Pension Portal

Early Years Nursery Funding

Additional Invoices related to funding

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check (DBS) and full pre-employment checks, together with two references

We can offer a competitive salary, uniform and the opportunity to develop your skills further. If you feel you are suitable for this role, please contact us today.


For further information and an application form please contact Tina - 01223 472018 or e-mail - tina.spencer@sawstonnursery.org

2018-07-20 Cambridgeshire CB22 3UW Tannery Road


Part Time
17 August 2018 2018-08-17

Great Staughton Primary Academy

After School Club Wrap Around Care Assistant

Would you like to work in a school that makes a difference as part of our Wrap Around Care team?

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust are looking for an After School Club Wrap Around Care Assistant to join Great Staughton Primary Academy.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with children (desirable but not essential)
  • Be flexible
  • Be able to work as part of a team

We can offer:

  • A happy school with happy children
  • A friendly and supportive staff team
  • 10% discount for your child(ren) at before and after school club

If you answer yes to all of these then come and join our wrap around care team at Great Staughton Primary Academy.

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed so that you can see our fantastic staff and incredible children in action. We strongly encourage you to look around our school or ring the Head teacher for a chat on 01480 860324.

Application forms together with a job description and person specification are available to download from our website at:


Qualifications:  A Level 2 certificate in Childcare is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

Hours:  Monday to Friday 3.15pm to 5.00pm with an obligation to work with overtime until 6.00 pm if required.  8.75 hrs per week, term   time only (38 weeks)

Salary:  Level 1 Point 8 £9.81per hour

Start:  September 2018

Closing date:  Midday on Wednesday 5th September 2018

Interview date:  To be advised.

All applicants are also welcomed to apply for our Breakfast School Club Playworker positions also. Hours are 7.30am to 8.45am Monday to Friday. Please refer to our website for further information regarding this post on:


Application forms with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to the HR Office to:

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX


The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and Fenland. The St Neots hub has five academies; Middlefield, Winhills, The Round House, Great Staughton, and Kimbolton. The Fenland hub has four academies; Thomas Eaton and Glebelands, Leverington and Murrow. From September 2018 we have two new schools joining the Trust; Braybrook Primary School and our brand new school, Wintringham Primary Academy. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of career opportunities that span eleven different locations.

Great Staughton Primary Academy as part of The Diamond Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment. The post is subject to enhanced DBS checks.



2018-07-14 Cambridgeshire PE19 5BP The Causeway

Wrap Around Care After School Club Assistant

St Neots
Part Time
05 September 2018 2018-09-05

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