Staff Vacancies

BarBar Nursery Stroud– two vacancies

Where our “Children and precious and we think so too!” 

Experienced L3 teacher

For an immediate start- subject to references and an enhanced DBS check

Type of Vacancy: 

Full-Time (Monday-Friday) or part time job share considered
Hours of Work: 

8am to 6pm four or five days per week- all year around

Rates of Pay and benefits: 

Competitive Rates of Pay

28 days Annual Leave- including Bank Holidays

Holiday for your birthday

Holiday from 24th December to 1st January

Company Pension

50% Discounted Childcare Fees (if required)

Employee Assistance Program

Enhanced Pay and additional holidays for length of service

Continual Professional Development

Staff Events and Team Building

About the nursery:

BarBar is an established small nursery group with three settings in Gloucestershire and have been helping families with their childcare needs for 18 years. At all of our settings we promote a relaxed and happy atmosphere to enable the children to feel safe, settled and secure, whilst providing a stimulating learning environment and preparing children for the next stages of their lives.

Our nursery teachers’ benefit from an open-door policy with management and owners- views of the teachers are encouraged, valued and supported- so why not join our team soon!

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Level 3 in Childcare or Early Years required
  • Sound knowledge and understanding for the EYFS
  • Experience in supporting and leading others required
  •  Strong knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding
  • Understanding of the developmental needs of babies and young children
  • SEN training and experience- or a keenness to train

We are looking for someone with the following skills and abilities:

  • You should have a sense of fun and enjoy making a fool of yourself- dancing, singing and play acting will be required every day
  • You should have a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special
  • You should be able to give warm hugs as required
  • You should possess the skills to quickly & frequently count the heads of numerous moving small people
  • You should have the ability to sing; being in tune is not necessary! The ability to sing in front of a crowd is important though!
  • You should be comfortable talking about bodily functions; you will need to have a strong sense of smell to enable you to respond to said bodily functions
  • You should be able to pretend to eat playdoh creations believably and to pretend to drink numerous cups of imaginary tea
  • You should have the ability to read a ten page story book, upside down, with abundant interruptions per page
  • You should expect to learn new things regularly from the children and other team members
  • You should be comfortable entering public places on the way home from work, with unidentifiable elements on your clothing
  • You should be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace; laughter is something you can expect to engage in for the most part of your working day
  • Finally, you should be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families. There is simply no job quite like it!!

If you are interested in this position please email for an application pack