Pre-School Deputy

TBC Part time Term Time Only 07-08-2020 Level 3 childcare qualification
Stepping Stones Pre-School Aldborough, Norfolk
We Are Recruiting – Level 3 Pre-School Deputy and Pre-School Early Years Practitioner

We are looking for some special people to join our team as part of our pre-school team so if the below sounds like you please get in touch for an informal chat.

• You must have a warm smiling face that makes every child feel special.
• You must be able to laugh at jokes you don’t understand, or don’t find funny!
• You will preferably have a little bit of quirkiness. If a child requests that you be a captain of a pirate ship, you will be the best pirate captain you can be!
• The ability to sing in tune is not necessary, however the ability to sing out of tune in front of a crowd is essential.
• Possessing the skills required to rapidly count the heads of numerous moving small people is of the utmost importance.
• Pretending to eat play dough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea.
• You must have the ability to read a ten page fairy tale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page.
• You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day.
• Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families.

There is simply no other job quite like this one.

Stepping Stones Pre-School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS with child barring list will be required. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

• Stepping Stones Preschool (rated GOOD by Ofsted June 2018) is a well-established and successfully run childcare setting. We are situated in a purpose-built area of Aldborough Primary School. Aldborough is a picturesque village in North Norfolk within easy access of Aylsham, North Walsham and Cromer.
• We currently have 40 children registered with us and typically between 10 and 20 children attend per session. Sessions are run back to back 9am to 12:45pm and 12:45pm to 4:30pm. The pre-school has developed good relationships within the community including the primary school to support transitioning children.
• We are looking to recruit a deputy manager with a level 3 childcare qualification to support our pre-school manager lead our team of 6 staff.
• Applicants should be friendly, enthusiastic, a good team player, organised and flexible with excellent communication and time keeping skills. The role will involve directly working with children from 2 to 4 years old, supporting the staff team in providing outstanding quality care and learning opportunities.
• Team members will report directly to the pre-school leader and management committee.
• Stepping Stones operates Term Time only and pay is dependent on experience.
• We are offering the successful applicant a 24 hours (3 days) per week contract, 8:30am until 17:00pm.
• Potential applicants are welcome to contact us to discuss the position further and to arrange a visit to setting.
If you would like further information or an informal chat about the job please write to Lydia Pryor at: Stepping Stones Pre-School, Aldborough Primary, Alby Hill, Alby, Norfolk, NR11 7PH
or email: [email protected]