Are you passionate about outcomes for children and their families?

Here is your chance to be part of our childcare team and help make a difference

We have the following exciting job opportunity available!

Role: Early Years Educator - Level 3

Location: Shining Stars Nursery, Wainfleet

Contract type: All year round fixed term until 31st August 2024

Hours: 30hrs per week

We strive to provide outstanding care for children.  Do you have what it takes to provide a fun, nurturing and educational environment? Are you looking to join an organisation that can continue your development?

Shining stars nursery setting is for children between the ages of 0-4 years old and holiday club children up to age of 11 years. We want to recruit for an exceptional Early Years Nursery Practitioner.

We are an established provider within the sector with a fantastic reputation for providing children with a positive and safe environment as they continue to grow. Children’s Links is a charity that gives an incredible amount of support to their staff team and offer development and progression opportunities

 The Role

  • Working alongside other members of the team to provide a safe and nurturing environment
  • Key working with an allocated group of children
  • Working closely with the management team to ensure the nursery maintains excellent standards
  • Building positive relationships with the children and parents/carers in the nursery
  • Recording children’s activity throughout the day
  • Providing relevant information to the parents of each child
  • Creating fun and meaningful experiences for the children, focusing on their development plans and interests

 One day you might be sailing on the ocean whilst counting how many sea animals you can see, or you could be trekking through the undergrowth finding birds, bugs and beautiful bees - Whatever the adventure you are enjoying, PLAY is at the forefront of everything we do!

 Could this be you?

  • Experience working within an Early Years setting (Essential)
  • Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years (Essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (Essential)
  • Flexible can-do attitude (Essential)


  • Discounted childcare places for your own children
  • Ongoing career progression/ Leadership succession opportunities
  • Free staff parking
  • Charity Worker discounts
  • Comprehensive supervision and appraisal systems
  • Networking opportunities at events and conferences
  • Recognition through internal and external news bulletins
  • CPD support through training, qualifications and mentoring
  • Team building days
  • Space and flexibility to be innovative and creative in your role
  • Paediatrics 1st aid, food hygiene and safe guarding training

Please familiarise yourself with the full job description for this post.

To apply please download the below application form and return to the HR team at [email protected].

Apply here 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

Closing Date: 28th February 2024

Interview Date: w/c 4th March 2024

The successful applicant will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Children’s Links recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.