Careers at Rocking Horse Nursery
At Rocking Horse Nursery, we value our employees and believe they are our most important resource. We also believe that by putting our people at the heart of everything we do, we are creating environments where our team feel valued and are empowered to provide the best possible care to our children.
Our mission is “to create nurturing environments where all children feel safe, loved, and inspired to learn”; and, we know that everyone who works for us has a passion for educating children and making sure they have the best possible start.
If this sounds like you, then we would love to have you join our team.
Life at Rocking Horse Nursery
Learn why you should work for us
As a part of growing group, we are in a position to provide many opportunities for our staff to grow and develop both personally and professionally. Whether you choose to work within the nursery or our Central Support teams, we are committed to ensuring that the people who work for us are rewarded, challenged, recognised, and supported in all aspects of their careers.
Choose to join one of our teams and you will receive a welcome bonus of up to £500! This consists of £250 upon joining and an additional £250 when you pass probation (view terms and conditions here).
What’s important to us
Happy Staff = Happy Children
We believe in putting the child first, but we can’t do that without you.
Everyone is different. You always get the best out of children and staff by working with them as an individual. From day one we aim to get to know you as person, and encourage you to show off your personality during the nursery day.
Our Approach to Pay
We believe in rewarding our high performers with a competitive salary. That’s why every year we review your performance and pay, giving you the opportunity to increase your earnings.
In addition to our competitive salaries, employees have access to a range of benefits including performance and referral bonuses, annual leave increases and high street discounts. For a full list of our benefits check out our Employee Benefits Pack.
How we celebrate success
The nursery team receives bonuses for achieving top marks in our internal Quality visits and Ofsted inspections.
The highlight of our year is the annual Storal Awards, where we celebrate our achievements as a group and highlight individuals who embodied our Storal Behaviours and displayed exceptional growth.
Get ready to grow with us
As part of a growing group, we are in a position to provide many opportunities for our staff to grow and develop both personally and professionally. Whether you choose to work within the nursery or our Central Support teams, we are committed to ensuring that the people who work for us are rewarded, challenged, recognised, and supported in all aspects of their careers.
How we support your well-being and mental health
At Rocking Horse Nursery, we know that childcare can be a fulfilling but demanding job.
Introducing our dedicated Well-being Champion. Each nursery across Storal Learning has a Well-Being Champion who actively plans and delivers initiatives for their nursery team.