Current Vacancies

It is a privilege to be a part of children's early lives; to investigate, explore and learn alongside them.  At Incy Wincy's we are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. If you feel you can add something special to what we do and you have the passion and commitment to be the very best, then please take a look at our current job vacancies below.

We offer a highly rewarding environment, with training and support to help you make a positive difference to the children in our care.  

  • EYE (Under 2's)

  • Nursery Apprentice

  • Apprentice Commis Chef

EYE (Under 2's)

Early Years Educator

Our Early Years Educators support children's care routines and provide a broad range of activities to support the children's development and learning. They bring their own mix of individual interests and skills which often lead to them developing their own area of expertise within our team.

Our staff say... 

"Being right next door to Bedale Park means we get lots of fresh air and can plan all sorts of outside activities across the seasons".

"I love spending time with the children in our lovely outdoor spaces".

If you are truly passionate about early years care and education and believe you can add to the skills and expertise within team Incy Wincy's, then please contact us on 01677 425550 or enquiries@incywincys.com for an Application Pack or to find out a little more.


Job Description

Job title:  Early Years Educator

Purpose of post:

  • To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery
  • To give support to other team members throughout the nursery
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop

Key areas:

  • Work with and support children
  • Work as part of a team
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents

Responsible to:

  • Nursery Manager/Room Leader

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a programme of activities that meets the individual needs and interests of children in your base room, in conjunction with other team members
  • Keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share these with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Engage in good team working
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evening, fundraising events, etc.
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snacks and meals, cleaning of equipment, etc.
  • Work alongside the Nursery Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role, as deemed appropriate by the Nursery Manager
  • Record accidents on Accident Forms, ensuring the Room Leader has initialled the report before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the nursery as a "whole", considering where your help can be most utilised; be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • Ensure only someone known, and agreed by the nursery and parent, collects the child
  • Respect the confidentiality of all information received

Specific childcare tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit each individual child's stage of development and interests
  • Develop your role within the team, especially with regard to becoming a key person
  • Ensure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Wash and change children as required
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • Ensure a poorly child is kept calm and warm and management is notified immediately
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family background or medical history
  • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.

Nursery Apprentice

Nursery Apprentice

This year Incy Wincy's has introduced a new Apprenticeship scheme in partnership with Babcock Training.  This is an exciting opportunity for those wishing to develop a career in Early Years to work in beautiful indoor and outdoor environments, alongside our outstanding staff team. You will be mentored by one of our highly knowledgeable Room Leaders and for those who demonstrate the exceptional skills we are seeking, there will be the chance to take a permanent position with our team.

If you would like to find out more about the Apprenticeship opportunities currently available at Incy Wincy's, please contact Sarah Moon-Gatford on 01677 425550. 

Apprentice Commis Chef

Apprentice Commis Chef

A fantastic opportunity to work alongside our Nursery Chef and support our commitment to providing freshly cooked healthy food for the children attending Incy Wincy's. The successful candidate will receive support and guidance as they work towards a professionally recognized qualification. Our nursery received the Outstanding Food Award from the Children Food Trust in 2017 and the Nursery World national Food Award in 2018, in this role you will gain all the skills and knowledge needed to meet these award levels and our own Incy standard. 

Our nursery is committed to supporting families to understand the importance of children eating the very best food and how nutrition supports their bodies and brains to develop, this position is particularly suited to self-motivated individuals with an interested in nutrition and developing creative ways to use seasonal produce. In addition to the children's meals you will also help our Chef as he works alongside the educators to develops our Kitchen Garden and learning around food further.

An apprentice who demonstrates a desire to learn, competent practical skills and an ongoing interest in health & nutrition will have the opportunity to join our team on a permanent basis.

Applicants will need very high standards of hygiene, attention to detail, good communication skills, be able to work within a team and excellent time keeping. A good level of Maths, English and IT is essential.

The position requires you to be able to interact with staff, children of all ages, parents and other professionals so excellent interpersonal skills are essential. It is a busy environment, you will be required to be on your feet for much of the day and there are time pressures so that meals are served on time

This role is exempt form the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Incy Wincy's Ltd is committed to the safeguarding of all children in our care we will complete all checks needed to establish candidates suitability for the role, including but not limited to an enhanced DBS clearance.