We are hiring!


We’re on the hunt for a fun, active, and enthusiastic practitioner who’s brimming with sparky-energy and eager to join our experienced team.

As the perfect candidate, you’ll be fully qualified (Level 3 preferred) in Childcare & Education – Early Years Educator, and ready to take on the responsibility of all practitioner duties for little ones from 0 to 5 years old. With a sensitive, child-centered approach and a strong understanding of child development and the EYFS, you’ll be essential to our team. And don’t worry, we’ll support you in developing any additional skills you need.

Love the outdoors? Love being creative? Then this role is for you! We’re looking for someone who’s kind, nurturing, and motivated to bring the best out of each and every child. We offer an exciting 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7.30 and 18.00, and we’re eager to fill this position by April 2023.

At Appletrees Day Nursery, we’re committed to providing excellent working conditions, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive training programme (NoodleNow!), above-average pay scales with performance-related remuneration, and a final salary pension scheme. So whether you’re a short car or bike journey away (or just a 30-minute walk), we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Don’t miss this opportunity to bring your love for Early Years to life! Get in touch with Lucy today to learn more about the role and its responsibilities.

Appletrees Day Nursery is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all children in our care – all staff will require an enhanced DBS certificate.

What our team say…

“I feel valued as a member of the team, my thoughts and ideas are listened to and supported”

“The shifts work well as we finish early some days and start late on others”

“I have time out to do my planning and assessments for my key children”

“Staff have specialist roles which are of great support to the team and children”

“Our monthly 1-2-1 meetings really help develop my practice, professional development is an important focus at Appletrees”

“It’s a really friendly atmosphere, a lovely place to work, a real family”

“We enjoy team get togethers and treat days from the manager – lots fun!”

“Great outdoor opportunities for learning walks, den building – fab outdoor spaces to play in right on our doorstep!”

“Meal times with the children are lovely and social and as staff we get to enjoy the delicious food too!”

“We have a cosy staff room which allows us space and quiet to chill out”

Closing date 27 MARCH 2023

Please contact Lucy at lucy@appletreesdaynursery.co.uk or 01765 603644 to request an application pack.
Appletrees day nursery, Woodlands, Green Lane, Littlethorpe, North Yorkshire, HG4 3LR

Appletrees Day nursery is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all children in our care – all staff will require an enhanced DBS certificate.