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Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery based in Colchester Essex are proud to attract the best childcare practitioners in the industry. We recognise that you will be the ambassadors and face of our company and are our greatest asset. Parents want to see a professional, motivated, happy and caring team which provides the best possible care for their children and that’s what we provide! As an organisation we invest significantly in the training and development of our staff and believe in promoting from within. Training is ongoing and career progression is actively encouraged with all staff.

The structure of our organisation and our management team offers excellent opportunity for career development.

If you feel you have what it takes to become a Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery and Pre School staff member then please use the “contact us” page or the link at the bottom of this page to make contact or send your CV and covering letter to where, once received, the branch manager of the nursery will contact you for a mutually convenient time and date to meet for an interview.

Please ensure you inform us upon application which of our nurseries you are applying for:

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery  Earls Colne (The Essex Golf & Country Club – CO6 2NS)

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery & Pre School Colchester (William Harris Way – CO2 8WJ)

Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery & Pre School (Colchester Institute – CO3 3LF)

If you are looking but not quite ready, why not join our Facebook page and keep in touch? We can be found at or on Twitter at @cm_nursery

We are currently looking for the following staff:

Updated 4th January 2018 – we are looking for:

COLCHESTER (William Harris Way, Colchester CO2 8WJ)



EARLS COLNE (Essex Golf & Country Club – CO6 2NS)



Colchester Institute (Sheepen Road, Colchester CO3 3LF)

Manager (ideal for an experienced deputy looking to step up?)


School Holiday Club Staff – ALL SITES

We are currently recruiting for Summer holiday Holiday Club team members for all school holidays in 2018. Are you looking to use the skills you have already acquired and develop your experience? Please send your CV and covering letter.


The Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery Group – Colchester are currently looking for BANK STAFF to cover all three of our Nursery Sites to cover adhoc days and sessions. An experienced Practitioner is required, level 2 and level 3 are required. Please contact us on 01787 221102 however initially email your CV direct to us via this webpage (contact us page) or via email to:

Required experience:
Level 2 Qualification Required (minimum)
Required experience:

  • Level 2 Qualification in Childcare and/or:
  • Level 3 Qualification in Childcare:

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