(AW) Qualified Early Years Practitioners

  • Job Reference: 01717769-1
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Employer: RAF Association
  • Location: RAFAKidz Nursery
  • Salary: £12.83 to £13.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Subsidised Childcare, Onsite Parking
  • Sector: Charity, Childcare & Early Years
  • Job Type: Full Time, Part Time

Job Description

Qualified Early Years Practitioners 

New Nursery Opened January 2024

Full Time and Part Time Roles 

Subsidised childcare for staff  

RAFAKidz Nursery, MOD Abbey Wood, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8JH 

£12.83 - 13.50 per hour from 1 April 


Just like our children, we are growing! RAFAKidz started out as one of the chosen providers of nursery services to the RAF community. We are excited to announce that we have been invited to bring our expertise and touch of magic to a brand-new setting to provide high quality affordable childcare at MOD Abbey Wood. The nursery opened in January 2024 and we are looking for new colleagues to join us on our journey to grow the nursery into a thriving and stimulating environment for our children and employees. 


About the team 

Our new nursery is one of 11 settings in the RAFAKidz family. Currently we have 27 staff and 83 children however we are currently recruiting more colleagues due to our waiting list for children’s places. Working closely with a newly appointed Nursery Manager, you will be supported by our wider management team - it's a real team effort!  

We are looking to welcome colleagues who are Level 2/3 qualified, including newly qualified applicants looking to take the next step in their early years career path. If you can bring a motivated, enthusiastic, creative and ‘hands-on’ attitude, then please read on! 

We offer subsidised childcare for colleagues to be able to bring their children with them, high quality up-to-date training including using our software to electronically record your observations and updates. You’ll have ample annual leave and time off to relax and recharge over the Christmas period. 

We will give you a great induction experience, training and development opportunities and you’ll be learning on the job with committed and enthusiastic colleagues – it’s a real team effort! 

 A typical day in the role will include; 

  • Meet and greet families and build great relationships 

  • Using the EYFS learning outcomes to plan and carry out fun, educational and stimulating activities 

  • Updating and maintaining accurate records that fulfil Ofsted requirements 

  • Designated key worker responsibilities for a group of children 

  • Work with Senco to identify and support children with special educational needs and disabilities 

  • Role model to other colleagues and supporting them in their learning journeys towards qualifications 

A full job description is available to view on our website www.rafakidz.org.uk 

Please do review the complete job description for the full overview of requirements, but if you’re looking for a real opportunity to be part of our growth journey and help us specifically support our valued RAF community, please do apply. We would welcome an informal chat or show around. 


This post requires a satisfactory, enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check on appointment and every three years thereafter. As part of our inclusive culture, we encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities 


To apply, please send your CV  to jobs@rafakidz.org.uk  


Closing Date Tuesday 27 February