Are you inspired by children exploring and investigating nature?
We are looking for someone with a passion for outdoor learning to join our Senior Leadership team. You will join a team of Early Years Professionals to ensure that the children in our care have the most exciting, inspiring and positive experiences possible each and every day!
About our setting
Flo’s is a small, nature focused nursery in the beautiful location of Florence Park. We pride ourselves in being a supportive and creative place to work.
We believe children should be active participants in their learning, so we use a child-led, often in-the-moment approach to planning. Practitioners have a strong focus on helping children develop into confident, independent individuals who are ready for their next stage of life.
We are part of a thriving community hub, with a delicious onsite cafe, community midwives and lively events for all ages.
Flo’s Nature Nursery takes children 2-5 years old and there are 24 children at any time. We spend most of our time outside and have thriving Forest School provision, this post would suit someone with interest/experience in Outdoor Learning/Forest School.
Hours: Monday-Friday 30-38 hours depending on your preference (could be 4 or 5 days per week)
Salary: up to £22,800
Contract Type: Permanent role
Reasons to work with us:
Fabulous supportive community in a thriving social enterprise hub
Beautiful setting in the middle of the park – big focus on outdoor play and learning in nature
Excellent training and development opportunities
Ofsted good with outstanding features (May 2021)
Discount on food and drinks from our delicious cafe
28 days paid leave plus 2 additional weeks off in the summer when the nursery is closed.
These posts would suit people who love working with children and enjoy working outdoors in any weather! We will offer professional development opportunities, inluding fully funded Forest School Training! and a chance to get involved in the wider life of the centre.
Qualifications: Level 2 qualification or above in Early Years/Education
NB: These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.
The Nature Nursery at Flo’s is a nursery setting for children aged 2-4 years based in Florence Park, East Oxford. The nursery is a home from home, where children feel calm and settled and spend their day in harmony with other children and their natural surroundings. Our focus is on outdoor learning and play. Working here would suit someone who enjoys being outdoors in all weathers and is interested in how children can learn, play and connect with nature.
The nursery is part of a vibrant community hub, Flo’s the Place in the Park. We provide a place for the community to come together to connect, share, learn, play, eat and shop. We house a fresh and healthy cafe, a plastic free refill ship, the NHS midwives and lots of community activities and programmes.