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Join the team

"Dandelions is an extraordinary nursery and working here is living a dream. It will challenge you though, it will challenge you physically, mentally and emotionally. But you will always be supported throughout your time at Dandelions by a nurturing team to encourage your development in every way. It could be the most rewarding, life changing and significant thing you ever do."

Tarl, Wymondham Manager.

Dandelion highly values its staff and makes a commitment to every employee.

We work hard to: 

  • Place a high priority on training all staff to the highest standards

  • Provide a bespoke Dandelion training programme

  • Promote a learning culture throughout Dandelion

  • Offer paid apprentice training from level 2 to level 5

  • Paid pediatric first aid, safeguarding and food hygiene training

  • Hold a minimum of 3 PAID inset days each year for every ‘on the ground’ employee

  • Provide a range of opportunities for furthering professional development

  • Promote from within, ‘Grow our own’

  • Offer pay scales that are competitive, transparent and reviewed annually

  • Wellbeing supervisions  – because you matter to us; if you feel ‘well’ it’s contagious!

  • Induction check ins for newbies

  • New starter buddies

  • Celebrate your life events, such as birthdays, by providing birthday bags! 

  • Dandelion t-shirts, sweatshirts and bum bags!  

  • Childcare discount for staff at management level

  • Two days paid compassionate leave 

  • Statutory maternity / paternity leave

  • Two week Christmas closure for all staff - more time for you and your family to eat sprouts!

  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday

  • Bank holiday closures 

  • Summer and Christmas staff socials

  • Flu vaccinations 

  • Recommend a friend scheme – we trust you; if your friend is successfully employed by us for 6 months, you’ll both receive a voucher for breakfast together

  • Breakfasts for the early starters

Job Roles at Dandelion Education

Please email for the most up to date job vacancies list.

Training opportunities available.

Please use application pack provided below to apply for email with any further questions. 

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