Head of Childcare

Full Time : Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Head of Childcare ref: 40068

Full Time - Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Competitive Seasonnaire Salary

Childcare Head of Department

Reports to: Childcare Manager

At Mark Warner, our resorts are renowned for providing exceptional childcare facilities, allowing parents to fully enjoy our offerings whilst ensuring  children have a fantastic time the moment they step through our doors. We are seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and passionate individuals to join our successful childcare team in a breathtaking location!

As Childcare Head of Department, you will play a vital role in helping assist the Childcare Manager to manage and organise our children’s club to ensure high levels of safety and well-being for all children and staff. Your leadership and communication skills will shine as you rally our childcare team to reach excellence. With your proven childcare experience you will bring valuable expertise to the team and help deliver an exceptional service for our guests.


  • CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diploma or equivalent childcare qualification to Level 3
  • At least 2 years full time in a childcare environment
  • Experience in Nursery Management
  • Valid Full or Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
  • Enhanced DBS (we’ll help arrange!)
  • UK/EU passport holder
  • UK National Insurance or EU Social Security number
  • UK/EU bank account

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective management and organisation of the age groups in the following departments: Baby Club (4 months – 11 months); Toddler Club (1 – 2 years); Mini Club (3 – 4 years); Junior Club (6 – 9 years); Kidz Club (10 – 13 years); Indy Club (14 – 17 years)
  • Join the Childcare Manager to ensure our childcare department and staff consistently surpass Mark Warner’s standards at all times
  • Keep meticulous and up-to-date records for all children in your club
  • Champion health, safety and security policies, ensuring they are fully operational on a daily basis
  • Tackle any child-related challenges raised by parents
  • Curate weekly activity programs tailored to each age group, delivering unforgettable and age-appropriate activities. Don't forget contingency plans!
  • Ensure the nutritional needs of children are suitability met
  • Assess, manage and reduce risks where reasonably possible
  • Deputise in the Childcare Managers absence

Please note this job description is a general overview of the role, please see our full job description for more details.


Mark Warner ensures that all your needs are met for a successful season in the sun! We are always looking to enhance our staff benefits so, to ensure our package is up to date, please see our website, or contact the recruitment department.


Open Date : Mon 06 Nov 23 Closing Date : Thu 02 May 24