staff benefits

We are proud to have been awarded a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2020, and being ranked 14th in the whole of the UK. The Employees’ Choice Awards programme, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and employers.

Our ICP salary and benefits package is sector leading. Here are some of the benefits we provide for all of our staff:

Our ICP salary and benefits package is sector leading. Here are some of the benefits we provide for all of our staff:

  • Excellent base salary
  • 20 days holiday per year, rising to 25 days with service
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Paid time off for the Christmas and New Year nursery closure
  • Attendance bonus scheme
  • Childcare discount for staff children and grandchildren
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Fully funded levels 2, 3, 4 and 5 childcare qualifications
  • Financial support for degree studies
  • Additional salary for Forest School leaders plus a fully funded Level 3 Forest School Leadership qualification
  • Additional salary for Health & Safety co-ordinators plus a fully funded Health & Safety qualification
  • Additional salary for SEND co-ordinators plus a fully funded SEND qualification
  • Travel and expenses for training
  • Paid time for all parents’ evenings and staff and key persons’ meetings
  • Career progression and promotion opportunities
  • Health care benefits including optical, dental, chiropody and therapy (physio and osteo)
  • Discounted gym and health club memberships
  • Retail Rewards – exclusive special offers and discounts from more than 1000 leading online and high street retailers
  • Ofsted outstanding outcome bonus
  • Uniform is provided free-of-charge
  • Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service fully paid for
  • Employee of the Month award
  • Pension scheme
  • Death in service benefits for your family
  • Access for you and your family to a 24 hour helpline for confidential guidance on medical, legal or domestic issues
  • Introduce a Friend and earn up to £1,500
  • Fresh fruit provided daily
  • Thursday thank you team treats
  • Staff team events including our conference and festive celebrations
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Recognition – we are always saying thank you, well done and congratulations with gifts and bonuses