Jobs in Headington, Oxford

Join Our Team

If you're passionate about working with children and want to start (or continue) a career in childcare KIDACTIVE and sister company ABC Nursery are looking for enthusiastic people to join our teams.

Job flexibility

We offer part time and full time job opportunities in nursery, preschool, after school, holiday and weekend clubs. We create positive working environments and our in-house training programme provides staff support an ongoing accreditation in all areas of working in childcare.

What We Offer

Our excellent company Employment Assistant Programme [EAP] not only ensures successful candidates receive an in-depth induction to their job but also receive ongoing employment and personal support.

Personal friendly working environment

Competitive rates of pay

Pension scheme

Paid staff social meals

Ongoing certified training (see below)


As part of our in-house training all our staff have access to free paid certified training.


Health and safety

First aid awareness

Fire safety awareness

Hazardous substances

Food hygiene

Lone working

Handling violence

It's not just a job

Working with children means wearing many hats - our jobs inc. childcare, health and safety, first aid, domestic duties, set up, deliver and pack away of activities. It's a rewarding job.

Early Years Practitioner

Our beautiful setting offers a spacious baby room, nursery and preschool. Located in Headington (behind the manor hospital) we offer a family working environment. If you are passionate experienced and hold the relevant qualifications (or working towards) take a look at our job opportunities.

After School Assistant

Our after school club at the Quarry Pavilion (Headington) is a wonderful engaging place to work with primary aged children. If you are flexible and reliable to work between 3pm and 5pm term time get in touch. Qualification/experience is desirable but not essential.

Holiday Club Lead

Our holiday club at St Andrews School (Headington) is a joyful place to work. The club sees community children engage in a multiple of activities. If you want a job that offers variety with a mix of crafts, sports, dance and games get in touch. Qualification/experience is desirable but not essential.

Saturday Sports Lead

Our Saturday sports club (launching next year) will deliver fun and inclusive outdoor team sports to children aged 6 to 11. We are not a coaching club therefore sports qualification/s are not essential (desirable). You do need a sporting interest and a love of the outdoors.