We are highly committed to the wellbeing of our children and the professional development of our staff.

We are currently looking for a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner in the Baby Room in our Holland Park branch, and a Nursery Purchase Ledger Clerk reporting to our Head Office.

We offer competitive salaries contingent on experience and qualifications, and access to training and professional development. Additionally, you will benefit from a free lunch every day, shorter Fridays, and 45 days of paid holiday per year.

Each job is listed below.

Please send your full CV and cover letter to the relevant recruiting manager.

Applications without a full CV will not be considered.

Nursery Practitioner, Keren’s Nursery Holland Park, Baby Room, children aged 10 – 20 months

Starting salary in the region of £18,000.

Responsible to: Room Leader/Nursery Deputy Manager/Nursery Manager.

Purpose of the Job: To work as a key person and as a part of the nursery team under the direction of the room leader to provide safe, high-quality education and care for young children. To maintain a stimulating, enjoyable, and clean environment.

Main Duties:

  • To assist with the planning of the curriculum.
  • To help set up the playrooms for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session, ensuring that the nursery, all toys and equipment are clean and safe at all times.
  • To act as a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met.
  • To advise the room leader of any concerns e.g. over children, child protection, parents/carers or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To be aware of any special needs a child may have and to familiarise oneself with relevant play and learning plans.
  • To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation.
  • To attend staff meetings.
  • To attend training courses as required.
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff members, which is required as part of your role.
  • To keep up-to-date with current good practice.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the room leader or nursery manager, in accordance with the nursery business objectives.

Person Specification:

  • Willingness to learn.
  • CACHE Level 3 Certificate in pre-school practice or equivalent.
  • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check which confirms suitability to work with children.
  • Previous experience of working with young children.
  • Commitment to diversity and equal opportunities.
  • Commitment to young children and families.
  • Friendly, flexible approach.
  • Health clearance for the job.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Good customer awareness

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to hollandpark@kerensnursery.com

Nursery Purchase Ledger Clerk

An exciting opportunity for a part-time Purchase Ledger Clerk  to join our Outstanding Nursery Head Office to cover a long period of sick leave, with the potential for this to become permanent for the right person. 

We require:

  • At least three years’ accounting experience
  • One year of which must be in a school/nursery setting
  • Thorough experience of QuickBooks

Annual salary      £18,000

Daily hours          Up to 5 hours (depending on workload)

Working remotely from home. You must also be available to come in to our head office in NW3 fortnightly or thereabouts.

Immediate start


You will liaise with our Managers to collect the necessary information and paperwork and to obtain payment authorisations.

You will be responsible for analysing and recording credit cards and petty cash entries, inputting payment information (invoices and journals), preparing the weekly BACS runs, and assisting with general admin duties.   

You will ensure that all suppliers are paid correctly to agreed credit terms and month-end deadlines and reporting requirements are met.

You also will participate in the budget compliance monitoring process.

You will need to be very confident using QuickBooks accounting software.

Working in the childcare field brings its own exciting and unique rewards.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please send your CV to us ASAP at accounts@kerensnursery.com

Applications without a full CV will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021.