we’re working to provide the very best early years education and care possible while brightening the local landscape by investing in our community.

To help us do this, we want to attract people with similar passion and drive – people who recognise the importance of wellbeing, inclusion and diversity in a learning environment.

We can offer competitive pay and continual professional development with a commitment to lifelong learning. If you think you can help us achieve our goal, get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

Raised in Bristol is a Living Wage Employer.


nursery manager
Raised in St Pauls

Raised in Bristol is opening a brand new nursery - Raised in St Pauls - on 2 January 2020. 

This presents an amazing opportunity for a competent manager or an experienced deputy manager to be part of creating a brand new Raised in Bristol nursery.

This job role is a full time position, 40 hours per week, with an annual salary £23,330 – £31,000 depending on experience, ambition and availability.

If you are the right candidate, you will begin your journey as Deputy Manager working closely with Nicola our Raised in Bristol Head of Nursery, to ensure the new nursery is following Raised in Bristol’s ethos and brand values as it grows. This role will then develop into the nursery Manager role for Raised in St Pauls.

We are looking for a manager who is passionate about early years education and understands the importance of providing an environment for children to play  One that is fun filled and with opportunities that spark curiosity, to be imaginative and creative. 

You should have an excellent knowledge of statutory requirements, legislation and how these can be effectively implemented within an early years setting. It is essential that you have a strong knowledge and understanding of the management and leadership qualities needed to ensure that there is continuous staff monitoring and motivation of the nursery team.  

You will need to have a relevant early years qualification at a minimum of level 3 plus at least 3 years managerial experience. You are required to have an excellent knowledge of safeguarding and hold a paediatric first aid certificate. 

Full job description - St Pauls Nursery Manger

To apply, please complete our application form and send it to Nicola Brimble, Head of Nursery nicola@raisedinbristol.org.uk.

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2019. Applications sent beforehand will be reviewed and interviews conducted as early as possible.

The successful applicant must be able to undertake and/or provide a clear DBS check and provide two satisfactory references.  

Raised in Easton nursery is hiring! (Autumn 2019)

Have you ever wanted to.... visit space?....have a tea party with fairies? .....go on a bear hunt? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions you could do this everyday!

We’re looking for energetic, creative early years educators who would like to join our team as it grows.

A Raised in Bristol early years educator should inspire to deliver the highest standard of early years education. You will have enthusiasm and creativity to facilitate child led activities to spark curiosity, create wonder and inspire learning.


  • Full time 40 hours per week: option to work 4 x 10hr days (8am-6pm) with one day off, or Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

  • Starting salary £18,720, rising to £19,136 after probation successfully completed

  • Minimum Level 2 relevant early years qualification

  • You have good knowledge of the EYFS and your role as a key person

  • You enjoy working with children aged 18 months - 5 years

  • Paediatric first aid (desirable)

  • Full job description available through the link below

All applicants are required to fill out a Raised in Bristol application form. Successful applicants will need to have current DBS check in place. If you are not on the Update Service, a new check will need to be carried out.

Full job description

Application form

There is no deadline for applications. Please send through your form and if you have the right skills, qualifications and qualities we’re looking for we will invite you for an interview.

Send your form to Kelly McCloskey, Raised in Easton nursery manager kelly@raisedinbristol.org.uk

early years educator
Raised in Easton

bank staff

We are also building our bank of early years practitioners to provide additional childcare support on an ad-hoc flexible basis. This means we are better able to cover staff training and holidays, and prepared for unforeseen events such as sickness or compassionate leave. 


Early years practitioners play a vital role in ensuring all our children are meeting their personal developmental goals, and achieving the highest possible standard of learning.  We are looking for someone with a minimum of Level 2 in an appropriate qualification, who can bring a positive attitude and a personable manner to all their dealings with both children and parents.

Hourly rate: £10.07 (including holiday entitlement)        

Hours: Flexible between 8am and 6pm Monday - Friday

If this sounds like you, there are more details about the role and a person specification in the full job description, which can be downloaded here.

To apply, please request an application form from our Raised in Easton nursery manager, Kelly McCloskey kelly@raisedinbristol.org.uk