12th April 2022 All Posts Leadership & Management

Popular childcare job boards

A comprehensive round-up of the top job posting sites for nurseries in the U.K

With an ever-increasing array of online recruitment sites and job postings, it’s now more important than ever to take recruitment into your own hands. We’ve prepared this comprehensive list of all of the Job Posting Sites you could be using to connect with potential candidates.

Job Posting Sites for nurseries:

Jobs in Nurseries The Jobs in Nurseries site allows you to post your own job ads. You can take advantage of the apprenticeship matching services by sending the team your requirements and they will match you to their current network of apprentice candidates and send you potential matches every two weeks.
Childcare Job Board The Childcare Job Board is newly created by Childcare Marketing to help support recruitment in the childcare sector. Here you can advertise your vacancies for thousands of candidates to view.  
Nursery World Jobs Nursery World Jobs is one of the leading job sites for early years professionals. You can advertise a job to get in front of the most relevant audience for £199. Applicants can be directed to your inbox or your website. Bespoke Packages are Available.
Early Years Connect Early Years Connect specialises in the supply of permanent staff to organisations within the Early Years childcare sector.They cover London and the UK with competitive fixed rates.Staffing solutions are available to Private Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools, Private Schools and Children’s Centres.
Jobs in Childcare Jobs in Childcare aim to offer a simple way to advertise roles to a wide range of qualified candidates from different countries and backgrounds.
Day Nurseries When it comes to recruitment, daynurseries.co.uk is a great resource with the UK’s number one nursery sector Jobs board included as part of a standard subscription alongside established lead generation and reviews management services.Prices start at just £27.50 +VAT per month and depending on what level you choose, you can post 10, 20 or 50 job adverts each year as well as access a CV Search facility containing over 7,500 CVs.daynurseries.co.uk receives over 4 million web visitors each year and currently advertises around 2,000 jobs.
Male Childcare and Teaching Jobs Male Childcare and Teaching Jobs celebrate men working in childcare and education through regular awards. They facilitate men’s employment with a bespoke jobs board, where employers actively seek to diversify the gender of their team by advertising their vacancies. Furthermore, Male Childcare and Teaching Jobs offer candidate-sourcing and recruitment services.Ad-hoc job posting from £89 per credit.
Indeed Indeed is one of the largest and most successful job posting sites in the world. Over three million companies and institutions use Indeed to find qualified staff.
Jooble Jooble is in the TOP 5 Job and Employment websites in the world, operating in 69 countries. More than 700,000 users from the UK search for information on their platform monthly. Find childcare vacancies here.
Jora Jora is one of the fastest-growing free, international job posting sites. On Jora, job seekers can upload their CVs and search for jobs across the U.K, while employers can post up to ten job ads for free each month or choose to sponsor their posts.
Facebook Facebook is the world’s largest social media platform. Employers can use Facebook to post jobs on their company page and connect with qualified candidates. 
You can also share jobs on your personal account timeline. The job ad will appear on your Facebook feed so that all your friends (or a subset of your choice) will find out about your open role. 
If you’re part of a professional Facebook group, or know people in a social group who might be interested in this position, share your job ad with their members. 
LinkedIn LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social media network. Employers can post jobs on their profile page for free or pay for advertising campaigns to target qualified candidates.
Governments – Find a job page This service has replaced ‘Universal Jobmatch’. ‘Find a Job’ is a government-run job board for job seekers in England, Scotland, and Wales. Employers can post full-time or part-time positions for free. 
Google for Jobs Job ads can be listed in Google search results by posting vacancies on a company website and adding structured data.

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