Our Careers

Looking to get into Childcare?

Here at Children’s Corner Childcare, we are always on the lookout for bright, enthusiastic, dedicated, and caring people to join our team and pursue a career in childcare.

We are an exceptional childcare provider with 9 sites across the Leeds area, running nurseries, after school and holiday clubs for children ranging in age from six weeks old up to 13 years.

We are a family run business who have been caring for children for over 20 years and as our business grows, we want our staff members to join us on this exciting journey.

Shaker play at Headingley
Children's Corner Rock Hopper penguin reading

Testimonials

Amy Fox

Nursery Manager

Simran Sahota

Nursery Practitioner

Childcare Opportunities at Children’s Corner Childcare

All our settings offer a home from home environment for children, nurturing their development and growth, while also providing a rewarding and exciting career path for all our staff.

By choosing a career in childcare with us you’ll get the chance to really make a real difference to the lives of children every day.

No two days are ever the same and you’ll find yourself taking part in everything from perfecting your acting skills at story time to making mud pies in our mud kitchen!

Our simple Application Process

  • Complete Application Form and Attach a CV

    Fill in the online application form here and attach your CV.

  • Review by our HR Team

    Our HR manager will be in touch if there is a role we think you might be suitable for and arrange an initial phone interview

  • 1st Interview

    This is usually a phone interview where our HR manager will get to know you a bit better and fully understand what it is you can bring to the company and why you want to work for us.

  • 2nd Interview

    Usually completed within the nursery you are applying to. This allows the Nursery manager to also be present. At this stage we ask you to complete a practical element where you will be asked to do an activity with the children so we can assess your practise as well as competency based questions by our HR Manager.

  • Final Decision

    After consultation between the Nursery Manager and our HR Manager, a final decision will be made regarding any potential job offer.

What is it like to work for
Children’s Corner Childcare?

By joining the Children’s Corner family you’ll receive a competitive salary and benefits package including excellent training and mentoring, childcare discounts, and a structured professional development program with great promotion prospects.

Family-friendly Ethos

We take care of the parents in our team, ensuring that it’s easy for them to pursue their careers in childcare with us whilst also getting precious time out with their own children.

 

We’ll help you create the perfect work-life balance by offering part time and flexible working where appropriate, so you can be there for those important family moments. In addition to supporting your home activities, you will also receive discounts for your own children to attend our nurseries, after school and holiday clubs.

We've got the basics covered

We offer a salary commensurate with your experience and qualifications, excellent training and continuous professional development, and great promotion prospects.

We at Children’s Corner are proud to ensure we offer a competitive pension scheme to help look after your future.

We always aim to promote to senior positions from within the company, this allows for internal promotion given we have numerous settings within the City of Leeds.  

Enjoy our comfortable, clean and friendly working environment complete with cosy staff rooms stocked with tea, coffee and biscuits, and care baskets. 

In addition, you will enjoy our comfortable, clean and friendly working environment complete with cosy staff rooms stocked with tea, coffee and biscuits, and care baskets. 

Rewards and Recognition

Hard work and dedication do not go unnoticed when you are part of our team. We provide a performance related end of year bonus scheme to all our staff, as well as our Superstar of the Month Award which offers further bonuses to each month’s winner.

 

Every year we hold an Awards Dinner which is open to all our colleagues to celebrate and thank them for all their hard work. We really value and appreciate our staff – they make up our Children’s Corner family. 

Superstar of
the Month Award!

Our Superstar of the Month award is where individuals are nominated by either parents, colleagues, and on occasion, some of the children in our care. The successful nomination receives a £250 bonus award paid directly into their salary that month.

We hold an annual Awards dinner which is open to all our colleagues to attend. This is an evening of celebration to thank them for their hard work and to recognise significant contributions made over the year. We really value and appreciate our staff – they make up our Children’s Corner family.  

Story time

Work / Life Balance

We are keen that our staff have a good working life balance so can offer, where appropriate,  part time working or full time over four days.  All our senior leadership team have mental health first aid qualifications, and all our staff have mental health first aid awareness so that we all look out for each other. 

We offer a comprehensive continuous professional development with a performance related bonus scheme which is paid each year in time for Christmas. 

Training

All staff receive paediatric first aid, food hygiene and safeguarding training within their first three months of employment with us. Regular reviews ensure that your salary is at the correct level and increased when you achieve childcare qualifications. Promotion opportunities are also offered where we see potential and enthusiasm.

Changing Stars Malawi Logo

Changing Stars Malawi

We take out two of our staff out to see our charity work in Malawi every other year and all staff can apply for this life changing trip!

Malawi Students