Bright Horizons – Recruiting Early Years professionals to be located in our Nurseries across Oxford and Richmond in the UK

Bright Horizons are a market leader in pre-school children’s education. If you are looking for a unique & inspiring career, then every day is different with Bright Horizons - our children will make sure of that! We are proud to be an award-winning childcare employer and what really makes a difference is our great working environments, high standards of training, industry leading salaries and fantastic career progression. Bright Horizons has been awarded the UK’s prestigious award of “Great Place to Work” for 13 years in a row.



The Nursery Nurse (NN) is a key carer for a specific group of children, responsible for delivering exceptional care and education for children. The NN works within a team to ensure the nursery is compliant in all areas with an ultimate goal of ‘going for Gold’.

The role of the NN is to support children’s development in partnership with parents, through observing, planning for next steps and evaluating. A NN has the responsibility of building strong partnerships with parents/carers and other professionals, to ensure every child has an individual plan, unique and aligned to their own needs and interests.

This role requires working in collaboration with others and taking responsibility for working in line with regulatory requirements, find out more, by watching this introduction video: Link



A successful candidate must have:

  • A recognized Early Years Education Qualification verified by NARIC as minimum of level 3 qualification (NARIC Statement of Comparability for the Early Years Sector)
    The Fresh Start Group will guide you through the recognition process
  • A communicative level of English
  • Experience of working in an early years’ setting will be highly advantageous however not essential


For successful candidates, Bright Horizons offer:

  • Excellent salary
  • Full time, permanent employment
  • Relocation support, covering:
    • flight to the UK,
    • meet and greet at the airport, and onward travel to your agreed location
    • ten days hotel accommodation on arrival
    • tax free lump sum towards first month’s rent and deposit on permanent accommodation
    • return flight to your home country and back to the UK after 18 months service
  • 12-week induction programme
  • Mobile phone SIM card with pre-loaded credit upon arrival
  • Succession planning and excellent career opportunities
  • Access to professional development
  • High street discounts and many other benefits


Useful information:


Bright Horizons website: https://www.brighthorizons.co.uk/

NARIC information https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/