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Witchford Rackham Pre-School is a friendly committee run organisation offering sessional provision for children term-time only. 

The Pre-School was rated as 'Outstanding’ in its most recent Oftsed report (November 2016) with the quality of teaching described as ‘inspirational'. The Pre-School is open Monday to Friday to children aged 2 ½ years until they reach school age.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, caring and self-motivated person to join our team. The ideal candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification in Early Childhood Studies (or equivalent).

We would also look for candidates with 12 hour paediatric first aid training, basic child protection and food hygiene.

As the successful candidate will be a key person for a group of children, knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) is essential.

This role is part time, for a minimum of 7 sessional hours per week 8:30am- 12:00 pm (plus meetings and key working), with potential for up to 17.5 sessional hours per week (plus meetings and key working).

At Witchford Rackham Pre-School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and an enhanced DBS clearance will be required before appointment of position.

Please email or contact Nicola Scarafile, Pre-school manager for an application form and Play Leader job description.

Contact details:

Tel: 01353 666 782

Email: managerwrps@gmail.com

Closing Date: Thursday 25th April at 3:30pm

Interviews Being Held on Wednesday 1st May.

2019-03-21 Witchford Rackham Pre-school Witchford Rackham Pre-school Cambridgeshire CB6 2HQ 82 Main Street
Early Years and Childcare Providers

Level 3 Playleader

Joint Colleges Nursery is non-profit making nursery, and is run entirely for the benefit of the children. We are registered for 57 children from the age of 3 months to 5 years.

You must have experience of childcare, a passion for working with children

You will also need to be a good team player and having a good sense of humour is essential for this role.

This post is to cover Maternity leave and may be available for up to one year.

This role will be available from July 2019 in our Under Two’s Unit , working with babies from 3mths to 2 yrs 

We can offer a competitive salary, and the opportunity to develop your skills in a well-established, reputable nursery with a great team of experienced practitioners.

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check (DBS) and full pre-employment checks, together with two references.

Requirements for this role:

A minimum of NVQ Level 2 in childcare, Level 3 desirable

Up to date, sound working knowledge of EYFS statutory framework,

Enthusiasm, self-motivation and commitment combined with a real passion to provide outstanding childcare and experience of working with Babies

Excellent communicator and team player

Ideally trained in Paediatric First Aid, Food Safety, Safeguarding/Child Protection, although

Training can be organised for the successful candidate.

2019-04-05 Joint Colleges Nursery Joint Colleges Nursery Cambridgeshire CB2 7EB 6b Chaucer Road
Early Years and Childcare Providers

Nursery Nurse/ Assistant (Maternity Cover)

We have a vacancy for fun loving Early Years Practitioner, so this is your chance to join our unique city community nursery.

We actively welcome all ages with full and relevant qualification, so if you want to come out of retirement or start your career with us we would love to hear from you.

We offer reasonable hours, competitive pay and further training. You also get a free lunch, part uniform and small team atmosphere.

Based in central Cambridge you will have daily access to local amenities.

Please contact us for an application pack or send in your CV.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: Hourly rate £8.60 - £9.17 per hour depending on experience.

Job Type: Full-time



  1. To assist in the supervision of the children, ensuring that the highest standards apply at all times.
  2. To provide a stimulating environment and foster play with a purpose.
  3. To encourage the children to maintain and develop their own individuality and independence within a supportive group care.
  4. To keep a record of the activities undertaken during the week. When competent to be involved and contribute to planning of activities.
  5. To record and/or show awareness of the milestones for the children in your care.
  6. To bring to the attention of the Nursery Manager any concerns relating to safeguarding and health and safety of the children in your care.




  1. To be responsible for the care and cleaning of all Nursery equipment ensuring that a high standard is maintained.
  2. To be involved in fund raising for Harvey Road Day Nursery.
  3. To attend training courses as required by the Nursery Manager.
  4. To treat any information of matters relating to the work within the Nursery as confidential.
  5. To participate in Room/staff meetings.
  6. To be aware of hygiene and cleanliness within the Room you are working, ensuring that a high standard is maintained.
  7. To adhere to all Harvey Road Day Nursery policies.
  8. To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time in keeping with the post.
2019-04-11 Harvey Road Day Nursery Harvey Road Day Nursery Cambridgeshire CB1 2£T 9-10 Harvey Road
Early Years and Childcare Providers

Qualified Early Years Practitioner