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Come and join our warm, friendly, supportive team
We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent working environment
  • Good professional development opportunities in an outstanding nursery
  • Good professional development opportunities
  • Excellent support network
  • Good adult/child ratios
  • Generous holiday and sickness pay
  • Good career progression opportunities

Our current vacancies

Chiltern Nursery & Training College (CNTC) is located in the leafy suburbs of Caversham. It occupies a large attractive campus, with easy access to Reading and surrounding villages and towns by car, bus and train.

Deputy Room Leader – 2-5s

We have a vacancy for a deputy room leader in our 2-5 Department. This post requires 1 year’s post-qualification experience in a team environment. This position requires a full Level 3 childcare qualification.

Level 3 & Level 2 Early Years Practitioners

We currently have vacancies for Level 3 and Level 2 Early Years Practitioners in our 0-2 year age group and our 2-5 year age groups. This could suit newly qualified or more experienced practitioners. These vacancies require a full and valid Level 3 or Level 2 childcare qualification.

Nursery Assistant

We have a vacancy for a nursery assistant. This would suit someone with a love of children and some experience such as babysitting, looking after your own children or volunteering with children, such as Brownies.

All of the above positions require a valid up to date DBS disclosure.

FIND OUT MORE: Visits to the Nursery are welcome. Please call Nicola Richards, Nursery Manager, or Cathy Wakely, Admissions & Marketing Manager, on 0118 947 1847 or e mail:  OR

CNTC has a strong commitment to inclusion and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices. Successful applicants will be required to provide satisfactory background checks, references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.