Headington, Oxford



Join Our Team

If you are passionate about working with children and want to start (or continue) a career in childcare we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our teams.


KIDACTIVE is located in Headington, Oxford. We operate term time and school school holidays. We offer positive and supportive working environments out of excellent and spacious working facilities.

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Job Sharing Opportunities

If you like variety in your job then our job sharing roles are perfect. We are able to offer candidates job sharing roles in nursery, breakfast, after school and holiday childcare offering opportunities to work with ages birth to 11.

We belief in creating positive working environments for staff to thrive.

What We Offer

We provide a supporting induction and ongoing opportunities for staff development in childcare and leadership.

We offer opportunities to work at multiple locations therefore offering job variety.

Positive working environment

Competitive rates of pay

Pension scheme

EAP (24/7 phone support)

Certified training

Social gatherings


Our staff have access to free online CPD training in childcare, health and safety, food hygiene etc.

See a few of our courses

  • Safeguarding

  • First aid

  • Health and safety

  • Food hygiene

Plus lots more ...

Job Flexibility

We offer a range of jobs. We're open all year round so whether its working at our nursery or out of school clubs there's the right job for the right person.

Full time

Part time

Term time

School holidays


Nursery Practitioner


January 2024

Contract type


Qualification criteria

Level 2/3+ in early years childcare

Time options

8 am to 3 pm


Quarry, Headington

Rate of Pay

Competitive. Based on qualifications and experience.

Apply via link at top.

Holiday Lead

Contract type



School holidays


8/9 am to 5/6 pm (variable finishing)


St Andrews Primary, Headington

Working with

Primary ages

Rates of Pay

Aged 18-19 yrs = £9.25-10 p/h

Ages 20+ yrs = 11-14 p/h

[Rate of pay depends on qualification(s) and experience]


A Lead is responsible for a group of children and remains with them throughout the day moving around the club partaking in different activities. The club is primarily child led. General duties include setting up activities for children to engage independently and light cleaning. This role requires enthusiasm and confidence when working with school aged children.

Apply via link at top.

For the Candidate

Is there any criteria?

You must be aged 18+ with the right to work in the UK. You must be able to demonstrate verbal English communication. Successful applicants will be required to go through a safer recruitment process (DBS).

Do I need to be qualified?

It depends on the role that you apply for. Management and leadership roles will have set requirements. Some jobs may only require experience.

Do I need to be experienced?

Experience is desirable however we are looking for persons that enjoy working with children and who are confident in their ability to positively engage.

If you think you can bring value to an advertised role, we'd love to learn more so please get in touch. 

What are the pay grades?

We offer competitive pay grades based on qualification(s), working experience(s) in the childcare industry and the job role(s) being applied for/offered.

How do I apply for a job?

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