We believe that childcare needs a personal touch, and our nurseries and out-of-school clubs offer flexibility and individuality with a homely feel. As a not-for-profit organisation, we place our children’s well-being at the heart of our work.

At Acorn, we are committed to:

  • Placing a high priority on training our staff to the highest standards
  • Promoting a learning culture throughout the organisation
  • Hosting training days each year for every nursery employee
  • Providing a range of opportunities for furthering professional development

Working at Acorn

If working part of a team whose priorities are delivering the highest level of care and education to every child wasn’t enough, when you join Acorn you will benefit from:

  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Competitive pay
  • Continued professional development
  • Career progression
  • Service and attendance bonus
  • 50% childcare discount
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work & Technology Schemes
  • Life Assurance

Join, Perform, Grow, Shine

We support our teams with development opportunities

View our latest vacancies

You will be able to download a full job description for each role – we would encourage you to read the information carefully and fill in the application form in as much detail as possible, giving all relevant information and, in particular, setting out the ways in which you meet the criteria to be assessed through the application form.

If you have what it takes and want to be part of our team, simply apply through the careers section, by selecting the role suitable for you to complete an application form.

Once a vacancy closes, all applications will be reviewed against the role criteria and we will contact you shortly afterwards. We respond to all applications.

Would you like to speak to us first?

If you would like an informal conversation with us about any of our current roles or what it is like to work for Acorn, our HR team would be very happy to hear from you. 

They can be reached on 01908 510309 or email: [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!