At SMĀĻ°ķ we enable every member of our team to concentrate on what they really love: understanding children and helping their special stories unfold.
Our team of inspirational people all share a commitment to early years learning.
At SMĀĻ°ķ we aim to nurture your personal development and extend your opportunities for learning.
We thrive by sharing knowledge and ideas across our community, feeling valued and working together towards a shared goal.
We donât want you just to fit in, we want you to be yourself too.
Our dedicated learning and development support helps you reach higher and accomplish more. Weâll review pay annually and provide performance-related pay for individuals as well as performance bonuses for nurseries.
Snuggle up on the sofa, catch up with friends or take a duvet day. Weâll give you an extra day off each year for your own wellness. Youâll also get exclusive access to Perkbox, a retail and leisure discount platform.
Our SMĀĻ°ķ Support Fund helps team members in times of unexpected financial adversity and our Employee Assistance Programme is there if you need one-to-one confidential counselling.
We reward your dedication through holidays that increase with your length of service.
A 50% discount to help towards your own childcare costs and company sick pay if you become unwell.
Every time you refer a friend to SMĀĻ°ķ, weâll reward you with our ÂŖ500 refer a friend bonus.
As a growing company there is lots to get involved in. Managers care about both employees and the children in the nursery.
There are routes to progression, which include promotion and many training opportunities.
Flexible working is available across various roles.
It is a caring work place where your voice matters. Staff wellbeing is at the forefront of all decisions made and supporting staffs individual needs is priority. Going to work is enjoyable because the people you work with genuinely care and there is lots of support if needed.
We have two dedicated days a year for team training which gives you the time and space to focus on training, refreshing knowledge, planning and team activities.
Our Promotion Development Programme makes sure there are promotional opportunities across our team
You can take on championing a cause or concentrate on mental health first aid, special educational needs support, social media or anything else that ignites you.Â
Apprenticeships are a great way to receive hands-on training, right from the get-go. Youâll gain knowledge, skills and that all important experience youâll need to progress in your career. If you want to choose the apprenticeship path, we partner with training company Realise for all our apprenticeship courses.
We currently have over 80 educators on our apprenticeship path who are completing Level 2, 3 and 5 Early Years apprenticeships. You can also expand your knowledge and open up new opportunities by completing an Early Years Business Administration apprenticeship with SMĀĻ°ķ.
Whichever path you choose, our programmes nurture your personal growth and welcome you to a community of passionate people, all working together towards a shared goal.
If you are interested in the apprenticeship path, please fill out the form below and we will be in touch.