Fully Installed CCTV


Achieved quality assurance award


2013/14 - 2016

 "Children enjoy ample opportunities to be active, and extend and test their physical skills. The nurturing staff team places a clear focus on promoting the children's personal, social and emotional development."


(Ofsted, January 2016)

Food hygiene rating '5' achieved for the eighth year

  running 2013/14


"Disabled children and those with special educational needs are fully included and valued. Staff work sensitively with children, planning precisely for their learning and ensuring they make sustained progress in relation to their starting points."


   (Ofsted, January 2016)


Full report here

''Staff are highly responsive to the needs of children to secure their safety, welfare and well-being. As a result, the children show a real sense of belonging, confidently exploring their environment and are happy."

(Ofsted, January 2016) 

Food Hygiene rating '5'Achieved again for the eighth year running 2014/15 


"The leadership team has an excellent overview of the nursery, staff practice, quality of teaching and the progress children make. Self-evaluation is used astutely to drive continuous improvement."

(Ofsted, January 2016) Logo

Current Vacancies:



We currently have Vaccines 



For further information please email Elaine Boulton or Samantha Tranter at , Contact us directly on 0121 706 8889 or 

We are currently looking for


Nursery Nurses (Early Years Educators) – Level 3 or above childcare qualification in Early Years – Yardley Birmingham

Salary:  Dependent on experience and qualifications

Company: Little Swans Day Nursery

Age Group: We have vaccines in our baby, pre school and toddler rooms

Job Type: Permanent/Full Time 37.5 hours per week

We do have a few positions which are term time only. If you are interested in this job type make this known at application stage.

Date Posted: 23rd August 2016


Are you passionate about childcare and development?


Would you like to join a busy, friendly staff team with exciting career prospects?


A well-established nursery in Yardley with an ‘Outstanding ‘Ofsted judgement is seeking  experienced Early Years practitioners to take on the positions within our busy nursery working with children aged 3 months -   5 years and their families.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are ready to join our team of committed practitioners. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are experienced and would like a new challenge. 

Our Early years team work together to care for and teach our children providing the best start possible. As key persons at the nursery you will plan, monitor and evaluate activities for the children in line with the the EYFS whilst ensuring safeguarding standards are met.  At Little Swans we believe that an Early years role with us could be start of a long career with us, our variety of roles within the nursery and training means there is ample opportunity for personal and professional development.

At Little Swans we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, volunteers and visitors are required to share this commitment.

Little Swans Day Nursery is an Equal Opportunity employer.

 Description: All candidates must have;

  • must be qualified to NVQ level 3 or above in childcare

  • a clear enhanced DBS disclosure

  • two satisfactory references

  • Have GCSE’s in English and Maths A-C grade

  • Good professional level of spoken and written English

  • Being willing to further develop their skills and knowledge

  • At least 2 years’ experience working within a childcare setting and/or the baby unit/toddlers

  • Good level of ICT skills

  • Be proactive, self –motivating, have the ability to inspire and mentor team members

  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS

Start Date: To be discussed

If you think you have the skills, please apply now

Contact Name: Samantha Tranter, Nursery Manager or Elaine Boulton, Nursery Owner

Telephone: 0121 706 8889

Email: or

Address:  Little Swans Day Nursery, 330 Yardley Road, Yardley, Birmingham, B25 8LT


Click here to download an application form.


For information on the recruitment policy at the nursery please read our selection and recruitment policy below.


 Please click here to view our Recruitment Policy and Procdures