We have a number of vacancies in early years settings across Lancashire. Whether you have a Level 2 or 3 qualification or are just getting started, take a look at our vacancies below – we might have just the role for you!

You can also visit the government's national database of vacancies and search using the term 'Early Years' or look in the 'Education Jobs' category.

If you would like to find out more about completing a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification or an apprenticeship, please contact your local further education college or visit the government's apprenticeships website.

You might be interested in registering as a self-employed childminder, we provide full details of the support to do this including our free pre-recorded briefing webinar. There is also a new government grant for all new childminders to cover your start-up costs (£600 to register with Ofsted or £1200 registering with an agency. To find out more, visit childminder start-up grant on GOV.UK.

Please keep an eye on this page if you can't find what you are looking for, as we will be updating it regularly.

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Vacancies

East

Early Years Teacher - Temp - Cover Mat Leave
Lee Royd Nursery School
Contact number: 1254231725
Qualifications required: QTS
Closing date: 14/06/2024
More info

Childminder 

Play and Learn Childcare

Contact number: 07312112496

Qualifications required: Level 3 In Early Years Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Nursery Practitioner

Just Childcare

Contact: 0161 320 2758

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on the nursery website

 

Nursery Practitioner

Little Oaks Day Nursery

Contact: 0161 320 2758

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

Full Time Practitioner

Bright Futures Day Nursery

Contact: 01282 788560

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

Qualified Nursery Practitioner

Kiddiwinks Day Nursery

Contact number: 01282416296

Qualifications required: Minimum Level 2

Closing date: ongoing

 

Playworker

Play and Learn Scheme

Contact number: 08450942290

Qualifications required: childcare experience

Closing date: ongoing

 

Nursery practitioner TERM TIME ONLY

Playdor Nursery school

Contact number: 01282427120

Qualifications required: Full and relevant level 3

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

More information on Find a Job

 

Nursery room leader

Playdor Nursery school

Contact number: 01282427120

Qualifications required: Full and relevant level 3

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

More information on Find a Job 

 

Early years teacher TERM TIME ONLY

Playdor nursery school

Contact number: 01282427120

Qualifications required: EYTS

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

More information on Find A Job 

 

Early Years Educator

Chez Nanny Nursery

Contact: 01282 830440

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

Nursery Cook

Little Explorers Barrow

Contact: 01254 823276

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Catering, Food Safety and Hygiene

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

Early Years Practitioner

Little Blossoms of Barrowford Children's Nursery 

Contact number: 01282 615998

Qualifications required: Level 2 or 3 

Closing date for applications: Ongoing 

 

Nursery Practitioner level  3 qualified

Club 2000 Childcare Ltd

Contact number: 01282 862923

Qualifications required: Level 3 Nursery Practitioner, maths and English. Preferred paediatric first aid, food hygiene, 

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

 

 

 

Level 3 practitioner

Early Bairds nursery 

Contact number: 01200 871147 

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Level 2/3 Practitioner 

The Longridge Nursery

Contact number: 01772 414524

Qualifications required: Level 2 or 3 relevant childcare qualification 

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Full time maternity cover

Little People at The Limes

Contact: 01772 780496

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery Cook

Little Explorers Nursery, Barrow

Contact: 01254 823276

Qualifications required: Experience in cooking for large numbers required

Closing date: Ongoing

Playworker

Play and Learn Scheme

Contact number: 08450942290

Qualifications required: childcare experience

Closing date: ongoing

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Mulberry Roots Nursery

Contact number: 01706 393433

Qualifications required: Level 3 or above

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

 

Nursery Practitioner

Puddleducks at Rising Bridge

Contact: 01706 240070

Qualifications required: Level 2 or 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on the nursery website

South

Baby Room Supervisor

Munchkins Village Nursery

Contact: 01704 807202

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Early Years

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Nursery Practitioner

Munchkins Village Nursery

Contact: 01704 807202

Qualifications required: Min Level 2 or Level 3 in Early Years

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Nursery Nurse Apprentice

Munchkins Village Nursery

Contact: 01704 807202

Qualifications required: None

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

Level 2/3 early years practitioner

Woodlands Day Nursery

Contact number: 01257367338

Qualifications required: L2/3 childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

URL (web address) of job advert: Facebook page / indeed

 

L2/L3 nursery practitioner

Rainbow Day Nursery Croston

Contact number: 01772600580

Qualifications required: Level 2/3 in childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

URL (web address) of job advert: Facebook page

Room leader -working with under 3's 

PK KIDS DAY NURSERY 

Contact number: 01257452511

Qualifications required: childcare level 3 or above 

Closing date: ongoing 

Nursery Practitioner

Croston Acorns Nursery and Pre School

Contact number: 01772 601074   / 07999959330

Qualifications required: level 2 or 3 in a relevant area, in childcare

Closing date: ongoing

Click here to find out more on Indeed

 

FULL TIME Nursery Practitioner

Early Birds Private Day Nursery

Contact number: 01257 791089

Qualifications required: Level 3 preferable

Closing date: Ongoing

Click here to find out more on Indeed

 

Pre-school Nursery Practitioner, part time 7.30-1pm or 1-6pm Monday - Friday

Pipers Day Nursery

Contact number: 01257 271924

Qualifications required: Level 2, Level 3 

Closing date: Ongoing

Nursery Practitioner

Pipers Day Nursery

Contact number: 01257 271924

Qualifications required: Level 2, Level 3 or possible Apprentice

Closing date: Ongoing

Nursery Practitioner Part/ full time hours 

Nature Trail Nursery Euxton 

Contact number: 01254830912

Qualifications required: Level 2/3 Early Years qualification 

Closing date: Ongoing 

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner 

Nature Trail Nursery Heskin 

Contact number: 01254830912

Qualifications required: Level 3 Childcare 

Closing date: Ongoing 

Wrap around care play worker

The Hub Club

Contact number: 07708141625

Qualifications required: Qualifications essential. Desirable- childcare experience 

Closing date: Ongoing

More info on Indeed

 

Early Years Practitioner

Little Explorers Nursery & Pre-School

Contact number: 01257 246040

Qualifications required: Full and Relevant Level 2 or 3 qualification in Early Years/ Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More info on Indeed

Nursery Practitioner

PK Kids

Contact number: 01254 452511

Qualifications required: L3

Closing date: 'ongoing'

 

L3 Nursery Practitioner

Strawberry Fields 

Contact number: 01257 781120

Qualifications required: L3

Closing date: 'Ongoing'

 

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner 

Nature Trail Nursery Heskin 

Contact number: 01254830912

Qualifications required: Level 3 Childcare 

Closing date: Ongoing 

 

Wrap around care play worker

The Hub Club

Contact number 07708141625

Qualifications required: Qualifications essential. Desirable- childcare experience 

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Fairy Bridge Nursery

Contact number: 01704821621

Qualifications required: Level 2/3

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed 

 

Nursery Practitioner

Lilliput Nursery

Contact: 01257 271762

Qualifications required: Level 2 or Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on the school website

Nursery Practitioner

Bank Hall Kindergarten

Contact number: 01772601346

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: ongoing

 

Nursery Practitioner

Footprints Child Care

Contact number: 01772696641

Qualifications required: Level 2 or above

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery practitioner 

Sarah's Ark 

Contact number: 01772 422499

Qualifications required: Level 2/3

Closing date: Ongoing 

 

Nursery Practitioner

Bank Hall Kindergarten

Contact number: 01772601346

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery Practitioner

Sarahs Ark

Contact: 01772 422499

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: 31/07/24

Nursery Cook 

Nature on the Hill 

Contact number: 01254 830912

Qualifications required: Food Hygiene 

Closing date for applications: Ongoing 

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner 

Nature on the Hill

Contact number: 01254830912

Qualifications required: Level 3 Childcare 

Closing date for applications: Ongoing 

 

Nursery Practitioner

Springfield Nursery

Contact number: 01695 423367

Qualifications required: L2 or L3 (EYE)

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery practitioner

Giggles day nursery

Contact: 01695 558492

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: Ongoing

North

Nursery Practitioner

AKS Lytham Nursery School

Contact number: 01253 784130

Qualifications required: Level 3

Closing date: 19/06/2024

See WebRecruitment for further details.

 

Nursery Practitioner

Heyhouses Church of England Nursery School

Contact number: 01253 640110

Qualifications required: Level 2 or 3 Childcare qualification

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery Assistant

Heyhouses Church of England Nursery School

Contact number: 01253640110

Qualifications required: Qualified Level 2 and 3 including newly qualified

Closing date: Ongoing

 

 

Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Nippers Nursery Lancaster

Contact number: 01524 844441 opt1

Qualifications required: Level 3 

Closing date: Ongoing

Nursery Practitioner

Nippers Children's Day Nursery, Carnforth

Contact number: 01524 844441 opt2

Qualifications required: Level 2 / 3 Early Years Qualification 

Closing date: Ongoing

Childcare assistant

Appledore Montessori Ltd

Contact number: 07517914276

Qualifications required: Level 2

Closing date: Ongoing

Find out more on Indeed 

Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Nippers Nursery Lancaster

Contact number: 01524 844441 opt1

Qualifications required: Level 3 

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner and Support Assistant roles

Pre-School Centre Lancaster University 

Contact number: 01524 594464

Qualifications required: Level 3 -Early Years Practitioner. Experience and/or a desire to attain a Level 2/3 -Support roles

Closing date: Ongoing 

 

Level 3 Qualified Early Years Practitioner

Nippers Nursery Lancaster

Contact number: 01524 844441 opt1

Qualifications required: Level 3 

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner

Tiny Treasures Nursery and Pre-School

Contact number: 01524 36992

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More info on Indeed

Pre-school Practitioner Monday and Wednesday 8.30 to 3.30 

Wray Pre-school

Contact number: 07909797861

Qualifications required: Level 2 Child care learning and development 

Closing date: Ongoing

More info at our web site

 

Nursery Practitioner / Play Leader

Time 4 Nursery & Overton Kids Club

Contact number: 01524 851288

Qualifications required: NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date for applications: ongoing

 

Full Time/ Part Time Nursery Practitioner

Hornby Day Nursery

Contact: 01524 222288

Qualifications required: Level 2 childcare minimum

Closing date: 31/12/24

 

Nursery Officer (Maternity Cover)

Nazareth House Day Nursery

Contact: 01524 64090

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

Early years Practitioner

Preston Childsplay Day Nursery

Contact number: 07870485184

Qualifications required: Ideally Level 2/3 but not essential 

Closing date: Ongoing

Early Years Educator

Busy Bees Preston Hospital

Contact number: 01772522291

Qualifications required: Min Level 2

Closing date: Ongoing

See our website for more info. 

 

Nursery practitioner 

Little Acorns Pre-School and OAKS Afterschool Club 

Contact number: 01772 717881 

Qualifications required: Level 2/3 Early years

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on our website 

 

Playworker

Play and Learn Scheme

Contact number: 08450942290

Qualifications required: childcare experience

Closing date: ongoing

 

Nursery Deputy Manager

Natures Nursery Barn

Contact number: 07540084058

Qualifications required: min level 3 or equivalent 

Closing date: ongoing

 

Level 2/3 practitioner 

The Longridge Nursery

Contact number: 01772 414524

Qualifications required: Level 2 or above

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery Practitioner 

Wonderland Day Nursery

Contact number: 01772 768820

Qualifications required: Minimum Level 3 in childcare 

Closing date: Ongoing 

 

Birth to Three Room Lead

Rosy Apple Childcare

Contact number: 01772374913

Qualifications required: Level 3 Early Years Equivalent

Closing date: ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner - Temporary

Preston Childsplay

Contact number: 07870485184

Qualifications required: Level 2 or above in Childcare and education

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Nursery Manager

Preston Childsplay

Contact number: 7870485184

Qualifications required: Level 3 or above in Childcare and education

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner

Preston Childsplay

Contact number: 07870485184

Qualifications required: Level 2 or above in Childcare and education

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner

Pool house Under 5's Nursery

Contact: 01772 732628

Qualifications required: Full and relevant level 3 childcare qualification

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Room Leader

Small Wonders Day Nursery

Contact: 01772 556900

Qualifications required: Level 3 childcare qualification

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Practitioner

Building Blocks Child Care (Preston) Ltd

Contact: 01772 727237

Qualifications required: Level 2 or 3

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Deputy Manager

Inskip Nursery School

Contact: 01772 690294

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare and above

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on the school website

 

Nursery Practitioner

Busy Bears Nursery

Contact: 01772 795286

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

 

Senior Practitioner

St Andrew's Preschool

Contact: 07731 511458

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on Indeed

Nursery Manager

Rossall School

Contact number: 01253774201

Qualifications required: NNEB, CACHE Level 3, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

Closing date: 21/06/2024

See our website for further info. 

Early Years Practitioner Level 2/3

Oak Tree Nursery School Ltd Garstang

Contact number: 07779443960

Qualifications required: Level 2 Minimum

Closing date: Ongoing

 

Early Years Educator Level 3

Baby Blossoms Nursery

Contact number: 01995698046

Qualifications required: Full and Relevant Level 3 certificate 

Closing date: ongoing

Find our more on Indeed 

 

Nursery Practitioner

Baby Blossoms Nursery

Contact: 01995 698046

Qualifications required: Level 3 in Early Years/ Childcare

Closing date: Ongoing

More information on the nursery website