UK’s Premier Childcare Recruitment Agency

Your #1 Education Recruitment Specialist

Are you a childcare professional searching for your dream job or a nursery owner looking for the right talents to help your organization grow? Welcome to Awake Early Years Consultancy, the UK’s leading early years recruitment agency. We are a team of education recruitment specialists helping day nurseries, pre-school, schools, and other childcare settings to find high-calibre professionals to fill their temporary and permanent positions.

Over the years, our unmatched track record of successes in the early childcare sector has earned us a reputation as the best childcare recruitment agency in the UK. Want to find out how we can help you land your dream role or find the perfect candidate for your nursery? Contact us now!

Find your dream job with

Awake Early Years Consultancy

As a leading childcare recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on having the largest selection of highly rewarding childcare and nursery jobs in the UK. Our education recruitment specialists will take the time to know you, understand your needs and help you find the best childcare roles to suit your skills, experience, and career goals.

Whether you are looking for a rewarding permanent career opportunity as a nursery manager or a part-time role as a nursery assistant or teacher, our education recruitment specialists are here to help. We also provide support and advice to help our candidates land the perfect job. Our specialists can help with CV creation, improving your interview skills, etc. Send us your CV today! We can’t wait to help you secure your dream job.


Nursery staff recruitment

Are you looking for nursery managers, assistants, teachers, nurses or other childcare professionals to fill your temporary or permanent positions? Our nursery staff recruitment services have got you covered. We have an extensive network of thoroughly screened, highly-qualified, and fully vetted candidates to meet your requirements.

The services of our early years recruitment agency go beyond just matching you with qualified professionals; we go the extra mile to ensure all our candidates are passionate about caring for the little ones. Further, our nursery staff recruitment consultants will get to know you, understand your childcare setting requirements, and help you find the right talents for your needs.


Postions Fees
Unqualified Staff & Apprentice £1000.00 Flat Fee
Administrators, Cooks, Support Staff or Site Manager & Miscellaneous 15% of Annual Salary
Qualified Level 2 to Degree @Level 6; Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) & Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) 15% of Annual Salary
Room Leaders; Third-InCharge; Deputy Manager; SENco; Qualified Teacher; Nursery Manager 20% of Annual Salary

Scale of Refund

Week in which the Applicant Leaves Percentage of the Fee Refunded
Week 2 80%
Week 4 60%
Week 8 40%
Week 12 20%

Daily Staff Supply Hourly rates

Leaves Pay
Unqualified (nursery assisants) £15.00 per hour, minimum 4 hours
Qualified level 2 £16.00 per hour, minimum 4 hours
Qualified level 3 to 6 £18.00 per hour, minimum 4 hours
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