Jobs and Placements

Current Vacancies

Due to rising occupancy levels and a bit of a baby boom, we’re looking for experienced Early Years Practitioners to join our team!

At Eureka! Nursery we’re experts at ensuring every child in our care thrives

Every child should know just how special they are. We believe passionately that they should be able to confidently interact with others and explore the world around them, supported and encouraged by our amazing team. At Eureka! Nursery we provide a secure, safe environment in which our children can play, learn and develop – personally, socially and emotionally.

In April 2017 we were inspected by Ofsted and found to be an Outstanding Provider – in no small part due to our amazing team.

Ofsted Outstanding ProviderOur vacancies:

  • 1 x Early Years Practitioner: 40 hours per week, permanent contract, immediate start
  • 3 x Early Years Practitioner: 40 hours per week, maternity cover (anticipated start dates: 1 immediately, 2 by May)

We’d love to hear from you if you are a level 3 practitioner with 6 months experience working in a similar setting. Please note that all appointments are subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, and that we do not accept health and social care qualifications as relevant to these roles, as per current advice from the Department For Education.

At Eureka! we work in a vibrant, creative, playful environment based in central Halifax, close to public transport links. All Eureka! employees receive discounted childcare in Eureka! Nursery and Den, free car parking, discounts in Eureka! Café and Gift Shop, free entry to Eureka! Museum available for family and friends, plus free entry to Yorkshire Attractions member venues (see for a list of members)

Interested? Here’s how to apply…colour run fun

Please complete an Eureka! Application Form and return it to us by 9am on Monday 5th March 2018. You can submit your application by email to or by post to:

Jobs at Eureka!
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Discovery Road

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview during the week commencing 12th March 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you!



We are happy to support student placements and offer a limited number of apprenticeships each year. If you’d like to talk to us about supporting your childcare studies at Eureka! Nursery, give us a call on  01422 252 112.

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