Staff Job Vacancies

Foxcubs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We take safer recruitment seriously. An enhanced DBS check and thorough vetting process will be required, along with two suitable references.


Nursery Nurse – Full Time Permanent Position

Salary will be discussed during the interview stage and will be based upon qualifications and experience.

Are you confident, enthusiastic and motivated with a large helping of fun, creativity and dedication?

We are looking for an experienced qualified nursery nurse (Ofsted recognised qualification) to join our expanding team in our warm caring nursery.

Are you kind, caring and have a love for children?

Do you have an ability to make everyday fun?

Are you able to plan wonderful activities?

Are you excited to contribute to children’s development?

Are you able to challenge children to learn new things on a daily basis?

Can you make story time exhilarating and take children’s imaginations to far off lands?

Are you prepared for hard work, keep children safe, have fantastic teamwork and communicative skills?

If you are this person, we would love to hear from you!


In return you will be working with a fantastic team whose priority is to put the children first at all times. Your voice will be heard and you will be valued by everyone.

Hours can be discussed but as this is a full time permanent position the maximum number of hours available will be 42.5 hours a week.

We are also a nursery that is open for 48 weeks of the year, not just term time and are based in the Reddings area of Cheltenham.

We also offer an early finish of 3.00pm every Friday.

We have a Workplace pension scheme that everyone is able to take advantage of.

Salary will be discussed during the interview stage and will be based upon qualifications and experience.

How do I apply?

For an application form please email or telephone 01452 857449.

Closing date for applications is 6 May 2022.

What we can offer

We offer opportunities for further training, inline with business requirements as well as personal developments, to help all team members to build upon their existing skill set and also for them to learn additional new ones.

We have allocated time out sessions allowing for quiet times out of the busy rooms.

We offer benefits that include discounted childcare for staff at 25% off nursery fees.

We allocate 28 days holiday a year and that is to include bank holidays and nursery closing times in August (summer holidays) and December (Christmas).

We have a separate fully equipped staff kitchen available for use with a small oven, microwave and usual drink making facilities.

There is also a staff room that can be used for lunchtimes and it has space for planning activities during allocated time out sessions.


For those with their own transport there is a small number of off-road parking spaces and also on-road parking is available outside the nursery.

If you need to catch public transport the nearest bus stop is just under 300 metres away and services the 97, 98 ( and M5 ( bus routes.

Become part of the team here at Foxcubs Day Nursery.

We are extremely proud of our team here and strive to ensure that we deliver and exceed on our aim to offer a safe and loving learning-through-play environment, where each child is treated as an individual.

We appreciate each and everyone of our team members for their qualities and abilities that each of them bring and ensure that we value and respect each person as such.

We know the importance of positive relationships within a child’s world and we know how important it is to get a child’s environment ‘right‘ to make it an exciting place to be.

We want to work with the people that can work with us to achieve this, are you ready to become part of the team?

Even if there are no vacancies listed please feel free to get in touch sending us a covering letter with your up-to-date CV. We sometimes require holiday cover throughout the year on a temporary basis, so if this is of interest to you then please do get in contact with us.