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 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce or equivalent (required)

Location: Little Explorers, Grantham

Hours: 37 hours, All Year Round

Salary: Rank 7.1, £22,700.77 pa

Deadline: 31st May 2024


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?

Little Explorers nursery setting is for children between the ages of 0-4 years old and also provides an out of school provision.

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
  • 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
  • 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 Workforce (Essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (Essential)
  • Flexible can-do attitude (Essential)
  • Experience in a managerial role (Preferred)


  • 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
  • Discounted childcare places for your own children

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

If you wish to apply, please download the below application form and return to [email protected]

Apply here!

The successful applicant(s) will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check. Online searches may be carried out as part of due diligence checks for shortlisted candidates.

Due to the volume of applicants we will get in touch only if selected for an interview.

“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.”

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.