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Vacancies working with children and young people

Bedford Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Employers will arrange to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check on all staff and volunteers.

How to advertise a job vacancy

To advertise with Bedford Training and Assessment Centre (BTAC) email jobsinfo@bedford.gov.uk with a link to the vacancy on your website. We will then add it to the table below and link direct to your website.

If you are unable to advertise this on your website please send us your organisation's job advert as a simple Word document or an accessible PDF. 

Job vacancies

Vacancy

Organisation

Closing Date

Level 3 Nursery Practitioner

Aristotots Nursery School

01/02/2022

Room Leader / Nursery Assistant Manager

Goldington Community Nursery

14/12/2021

Experienced Level 2 or 3 Early Years Educator

Putnoe Woods Preschool

07/01/2022

Family Support Practitioner

Bedfordshire Children's Centre(s)

14/12/2021

Play Worker

Dawn Until Dusk - Wixams Tree Primary School

28/01/2022

Early Years Practitioner

Kymbrook Pre-school

10/12/2021

Play Worker

Dawn Until Dusk - Great Ouse Primary Academy

28/01/2022

Play Worker

Dawn Until Dusk - Great Ouse Primary Academy

28/01/2022

Before and After School Club Manager

Dawn Until Dusk - Balliol Primary School

31/01/2022

Level 2 SEN Practitioner (full time, 1:1)

Warren Childcare

Apply asap

Level 2 Practitioner (part time, for 2-year room)

Warren Childcare

Apply asap

Nursery Support Practitioner

Jumping Jacks Childcare

Apply asap

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Keepguard Day Nursery

Apply asap

Preschool SEN One to One Practitioner

Bunyan Preschool

Apply asap

Nursery Practitioner

Little Steps Nursery

Apply asap

Manager

Balliol Breakfast & After School Club

Apply asap

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Bizzy Bees Pre-School 

Ongoing

Sexual Violence Support Service Lead

ECP (Bedford)

Apply asap

1-2-1 Support Assistant

Stepping Stones Pre-School

Apply asap

Key-Person Nursery Practitioner 

St Marks Church Pre-School

Apply asap

Level 3 Nursery Nurse

Little Fishes Nursery

Apply asap

Room Leader

BananaMoon Kempston

Apply asap

Supply Early Years Practitioners

Footsteps Nursery

Apply anytime

Unqualified Nursery Nurse

St Andrews Nursery

Immediate start

Qualified Nursery Nurse

St Andrews Nursery

Immediate start

Nursery Nurse 

Banana Moon Kempston

Apply asap

Nursery Apprentice                    

Banana Moon Kempston

Apply asap

Early Years Practitioner (min Level 2/3) Bank Staff

Bizzy Bees Pre-School

Apply anytime

Team Leader

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Room Leader

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Nursery Practitioner

Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

ongoing

Play Worker

Bromham Lower School

ongoing

Level 2 and 3 Early Years Practitioners

St Andrew’s School Nursery

ongoing

Voluntary organisations looking for volunteers

Voluntary work is a great way to get started in a new career as you can gain experience and new skills.

All staff and volunteers must have full DBS clearance before to starting volunteering with children or young people.

Please contact the organisations directly for further information.

Voluntary Organisations

Roles

Contact

Family Lives

Befriending Volunteers

Web: www.familylives.org.uk

Email: amandasa@familylives.org.uk

Tel: 07703704984

Autism Bedfordshire

Volunteer Staff

Tel: 01234 350704

Email: enquiries@autismbeds.org

Autism Bedfordshire

Holiday Playscheme Volunteers

Tel: 01234 350704 Email: enquiries@autismbeds.org

Sports Development Team - Bedford Borough

Sports Volunteer / Work Experience

Email: sport.volunteer@Bedford.gov.uk

Bedfordshire and District Cerebral Palsy Society

Holiday Playscheme Keyworker

Tel: Hannah on 01234 351759

Email: Hannah@bdcps.org.uk

Do-It Website

Local Volunteering Opportunities

Web: https://do-it.org

FACES

Family Support Volunteers

Tel: 01234 270601

Volunteer Centre Bedford

Local Volunteering Opportunities

01234 213100

Email: volunteercentre@yourcvs.org