Early Years Practitioner

£7.83 - £8.24 depending on qualification and experience Part time Term Time Only 18-05-2018 Level 2 childcare qualification
Acorn Preschool is a friendly, committee run preschool located at Dussindale Primary School. We offer sessional term-time care for children aged between 2½ and 4 years. Acorn Preschool offers free-flow play for our children between our indoor and outdoor environments and we are passionate about delivering a high level of quality child-led play.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person, with a positive outlook and caring nature, to join our team. You will ideally hold a relevant level 3 childcare qualification, however we would consider someone with a level 2 relevant childcare qualification. Experience of working within a childcare environment, and good knowledge of the EYFS is preferred as you will be Keyperson to a number of children.

This vacancy is for 17 hours per week term-time ideally to fill the hours of Tuesday 8:30 am – 12:00pm; Wednesday and Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm, although we could be flexible on these hours for the right candidate. You will be expected to attend half-termly team meetings and termly parent consultations which run until 5pm. There is a possibility of additional hours on an ad-hoc basis throughout the year.
Hourly rate will be between £7.83 - £8.24, depending on qualifications and experience. The post will be available to start from Monday 4th June 2018 or as soon after as possible.

At Acorn Preschool, our team of staff really matter to us and we wish for everyone to feel happy and supported in their role. We offer a comprehensive induction programme and on-going training and support. We also encourage our staff to train in a specific area of interest to support your on-going professional development.

To apply for the role please download our Application Pack from either the ‘Download Additional Details’ link or from our website www.acornpreschool.org.uk.

For an informal chat about the vacancy, please contact either Penny or Kate on 01603 436934 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm or drop us an email at [email protected]

Acorn Preschool is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Applicants must provide contact details for 2 references, one being their current/most recent employer.
Closing Date: Friday 18th May 2018 at 3:00pm
Interviews are expected to be held week commencing Monday 21st May 2018