£9.50 - £10.50 per hour



Closing date

8am Monday 4 July 2022

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Casual Early Years Nursery Practitioners (Bank Staff)

RAFA Kidz Nursery, RAF Brize Norton OX18 3LX

 £9.50 per hour           Unqualified

£10 per hour              Level 2

£10.50 per hour         Level 3

 Whether you are ready to further your Early Years career, looking for a change or just starting out, then RAFA Kidz has a variety of shifts and contracts available to welcome new colleagues into our expanding nursery!

 RAFA Kidz is a hugely popular nursery serving the local RAF community as well as non-service families when spaces allow.  We have a passionate and ambitious team of 30 staff who take great pride in supporting circa 80 children aged 0 -5 in a stimulating, exciting, educational and fun environment at our modern facility based just outside RAF Brize Norton.

Ideally, you will have a minimum of one years’ experience working in an early year’s environment and have a good understanding of the EYFS learning outcomes to plan for children’s learning and development. Along with the usual responsibilities of a nursery role, our practitioners lead by example in demonstrating excellent standards and being role models to less experienced members of staff.  You will encourage and motivate your colleagues as they work towards their qualifications.

 We put our colleagues at the heart of everything we do and if you want to be part of something really special then please consider applying for our Casual Early Years Practitioners job opportunities. If you share our vision to ‘Nurture, Learn, Improve’ and want to be part of a values led organisation then this could be the perfect fit for you!

 The full role profile is available to download on our website

  • We provide a wonderful supportive environment and you will be encouraged to take up all training opportunities to further your own personal skills and career development
  • free DBS
  • free parking
  • company pension
  • access to our Employee Support Programme
  • modern facilities and online learning software system
  • you will be working with a committed management team and friendly colleagues.

Want to know more?  Then please contact  our Nursery Manager, Lynn Greenham on 01993 846396   who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Alternatively please send your CV to

Our colleagues tell us 

‘One of the lovely things about working here is that I do feel appreciated and valued’

‘RAFA constantly offer training and I find these courses interesting and valuable’

‘I enjoy working for this company because I‘ve found everyone to be very supportive’

‘There is always an opportunity to learn something new as we are supported to undertake further learning’

‘The staff are lovely,  the children are brilliant and the facilities are second to none’

Our Principles that guide our teaching and provision for children:

  • We recognise that all children are unique, curious and love to learn
  • We will build on what children know, can do and are interested in
  • We will provide a wide range of rich experiences that encourage children to explore and experiment, and promote awe and wonder
  • We will use a variety of teaching methods which enable children to gain the skills and knowledge they need to become confident and resilient learners
  • We will provide safe good quality equipment and resources which invite children to explore, experiment and foster their curiosity. Resources will be chosen for their safety, quality and versatility so that they can be used in many different ways to support learning

 The role requires a satisfactory, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on appointment and every three years thereafter

 Closing Date               8am Monday 4 July 2022

 Applicants who meet the criteria may be offered an interview ahead of the closing date so please do not delay in applying!  We’d love to hear from you