“ Children make good progress in their learning because each child is given individual attention and support by staff ”

Career Opportunities

Caring for children is both rewarding and challenging. Everyday is fun, and certainly never the same! Join us and we can help you achieve your dreams and aspirations, because like you, we have a strong desire to succeed. Our nurseries are innovative and professional in every way and communicative with employees. We are always looking to recruit at all levels including mature, domestic and relief staff.

Benefits include:

• Competitive salaries
• Career progression pathways
• Training opportunities
• Apprenticeship qualification pathway
• GCSE English and Maths tutoring
• Forest School training opportunities
• Continuous Professional development
• Cycle scheme
• Pension scheme

Current Vacancies

Please review our open positions below.

Early Years Practitioner

We are a fabulous company with many opportunities for personal growth. Because of this, internal promotions often create opportunities for new practitioners to join our company at qualified practitioner level and become a part of our professional growth network.

Don’t wait for us to advertise a specific role. If you are interested in becoming an early years professional for our company and have a level three early years qualification or above, we’d love to hear from you.

If you’re not quite ready, but would like to be kept in the loop for upcoming roles, you’re still welcome to apply, letting us know you just want to stay in the loop. We’d be happy to add you to our upcoming role communications.


Are you looking to join an encouraging and fun company to support you into a career in early childhood education?

It’s hard to know where to start, but with our two nurseries in Guildford and one in Shamley Green, we certainly have the variety of settings and teams to be able to find the right location for you and as a company, our support for apprentices is outstanding.

Our settings have many professionals from practitioners to managers who started with us as an apprentice, have worked at many of our settings, in many roles and some are now managers.

If you have a passion for working with children in the early years, Cranbrook Nursery & Preschool will give you a great start and a great future.

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Cranbrook Nursery & Pre-school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to be committed to safeguarding children, all staff must have an enhanced DBS certificate.

GRADUATES: Cranbrook Nurseries pride themselves on the commitment shown to the professional development of each individual team. Evidence of this is based upon the large amount of staff who are studying or have studied to graduate level, from Foundation Degrees to Masters in Early Years.