Why Join Us?

Why Join Us?

Whatever your life goals, we have exciting opportunities to help you achieve them.  Above and beyond our market leading rates of pay we offer:

Career & Skills Development

  • Teacher Training – a fully funded one year course to qualify as an Early Years Teacher
  • Training pathways – specifically tailored to your role
  • Swap Shop, swap with someone at another nursery for a week or two to enhance your experience
  • Apprenticeship programme – gain a Level 3 qualification in an outstanding day nursery
  • Training fund – is there something interesting you would like to study?  Make a request to the training fund
  • ican VIP – Do you have an interest or talent that you would like to share across the whole organisation?  You will be supported to share your interest, sport, arts, and hobbies
  • Skills Development Programme – Swapping your normal role for a period in another nursery, working alongside the leadership team to develop your skills
  • Future Leader Group – meet termly and focus on gaining confidence in leadership skills. Topics range from coaching, time management through to nursery tours.
  • Leadership Investment Training (LIT) – an invite only group, run by the Area Head of Operations.  Most LIT members go on to management roles.

Health, wellbeing and home

  • Part time opportunities – ideal for those who don’t want full time roles
  • Flexible relief roles – ideal if you can’t commit to a permanent contract
  • School hours roles – work around your child’s school commitments
  • Nursery discount – helps when returning to work after having your own little ones
  • Cycle2Work scheme – save the environment, stay fit and healthy, and reduce the cost of a brand-new bike
  • Discounted gym membership – healthy body, happy mind, fuller wallet
  • Financial Well Being Service – arrange a session with a personal finance expert to help you achieve your money goals

Having fun and giving back

  • Charity of the year – nominate your preferred charity and the whole team will support you in fund raising
  • Go-to-Goa – the chance to join support Colchester Institute on a charity trip to Goa, India.
  • Recommend a friend – recommend a friend to join us and receive £300 as a thank you

What People Say About Us

Sarah Leete

We have always been and remain confident that when we leave our daughter Nursery, she receives the highest level of care and pre-school education available. We would have no hesitation recommending Seymour House to any friends seeking high quality childcare

Mrs Ellis

I would like to thank the nursery team for the outstanding care they have given to Millie over the past three years.  Every Team member is kind, thoughtful and professional

David and Katrin Bome

We have always been very pleased with the care, knowledge, professionalism, skill, and nurturing nature of the team

Chloe Jenkins

The nursery team are amazing and have made the process of returning to work so much easier for me.  I have complete confidence in them

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