Careers at NDNA

If you want to play your part in the future of the childcare sector, then come and work for NDNA! 

National Day Nurseries Association is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries. We work in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.

We are now recruiting for Associate Trainers. Click the button below to find out more.

Associate Trainer roles

How to apply

To apply e-mail your CV and covering letter to Please indicate if there are any dates you are unavailable in your covering letter. Find out how we process personal data of job applicants in our GDPR compliant privacy notice below.

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Current NDNA career opportunities

Staff benefits

NDNA colleagues are caring, committed, passionate and honest and like to have fun in their jobs. In return for your talent, energy and dedication, NDNA offers fantastic career opportunities and a range of support and benefits, including: 

Annual Leave
25 days paid holiday (rising to 29 days with service increments) plus 8 bank holidays.

Salary sacrifice pension scheme
6% employer contribution with 3% from employee.

Healthcare Cash Plan
Our Healthcare Cash Plan provides money back on everyday health care costs including dental check-ups and treatments, glasses, contact lenses, physiotherapy and much more.

Online Discount Scheme
Access to an online discount platform offering discounts on a variety of different things including supermarkets, cinema tickets, online and store retailers, restaurant chains, gyms etc.

Employee Assistance Programme

Free telephone helpline and online access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential counselling, health and well-being support and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Staff Awards Scheme 
To recognise some of the great contributions our staff make, our staff awards scheme recognises excellence across the charity. Awards are made on a quarterly basis.

Other staff benefits
Head office based staff enjoy free car parking at our pleasant out-of-town offices and free tea, coffee and fruit.
Home-based staff benefit from a monthly broadband allowance and a contribution towards office equipment.