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About our Nursery

Busy Bees Day Nursery and preschool at Dorking Westcott Road are proud to hold Ofsted rating OUTSTANDING. The warm and friendly team look forward to welcoming a new Level 3 Nursery Practitioner, assisting them in giving our children the best start in life.

Our nursery has achieved Busy Bees prestigious  Centre of Excellence status. We are immensley proud of the recognition we received  for the high standards we have achieved  and continue to maintain in our centre.

The nursery is a traditional detached house which has been beautifully designed and adapted to nursery care. It has the beautiful garden facilities and aims to provide a safe, caring and stimulating learning environment, where each child is treated equally and welcomed into a warm and homely place to learn. Our vision is to give every child with the best start in life.

We provide high quality care and education for 52 children aged between six months and five years old and operate for 51 weeks per year. We are closed between Christmas and New Year. Our hours of operation are weekdays, 7:30-6:30.

About our Benefits

As a Nursery Practitioner, we offer a salary starting up to £26k per annum, plus you will also be entitled to: 

  • 28 days holiday per year (inc bank holidays) – because we all need time to relax and revitalize! 
  • Your Birthday off… on us!  
  • Childcare Discounts – generous discount of up to 50%.
  • Health & Wellbeing Apps – Confidential Employee Assistance Programme as well as Peppy and Mental Health support.
  • NEST Pension with a 3% employer contribution.
  • Enhanced family leave.

And so much more such as well-being benefits, Cycle to work – get to work, get fit, go green and save money! Compassionate leave and support, Smart Hive – our amazing benefits platform which you can explore and find discounts for some of your favourite places! 

What to expect as a Nursery Nurse/Educator 

  • As a keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met, including supporting parents with any SEND/ASL needs. 
  • Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps.
  • Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.
  • And most of all…have FUN! 

*To apply for this role, you must hold a Level 3 Childcare qualification and have previous experience working with children, ideally as an Early Years Educator, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Assistant or Nursery Nurse*

About the Business

A career at Busy Bees is exciting, dynamic, and always evolving. We offer a fantastic opportunity to work and learn on the job with leading Practitioners and Educators in the industry, along with best-in-sector training and support in child development. Here are just a few reasons why a career at Busy Bees is just that little bit more extraordinary, which is reflected in our 40 years of success.

About the Culture

At Busy Bees, our purpose and values are at the heart of what we do. They reflect how our colleagues work, treat each other, and interact with the communities around us. As part of our inclusive culture, we encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders, and abilities.


Location: Dorking
Salary: £26,000

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