01480 379 039

Caldecote Playgroup is an outstanding setting which prides itself on valuing its staff members and maintaining a strong team.

We are looking to recruit an Early Years Pre-School Assistant to join our team.

We will initially be offering 24 hours a week, including three late sessions (3-5.30pm), one of which is a paid paperwork session/ staff meeting on Wednesday afternoons.

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with a Level 2 or Level 3 Early Years qualification and key working experience. We will also consider you if you are unqualified and prepared to undertake Level 3 training within two years.

Closing date: Wednesday 20th February 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March 2019.

For more information or for an application form, please contact Anesta Cooper at contactus@caldecoteplaygroup.co.uk  or on 01954 210857.

Caldecote Playgroup is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with Barred List checks.

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Early Years and Childcare Providers

Early Years Pre-school Assistant

Room Senior - Stretton @ Fourfields

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week 8.00-3.30 Monday to Friday, term-time only.

WAGE: £8.45 per hours (this will be changing in April 2019)

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: Minimum Level 3 in childcare and at least 1 years’ current experience in running a room and acting as a key worker.

Purpose of Post

  • We are seeking an enthusiastic Room Senior to join the team at our Fourfields site
  • Start date immediate, however we will wait for the right candidate
  • Room Senior/Room Leading experience essential
  • To be an effective member of an early year’s childcare team delivering a flexible, high quality childcare service that meets the needs of the children and their families.
  • To key work for a small group of children
  • To adhere to the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Supervision of junior staff and support to senior personnel within the setting therefore implementing high standards of quality practices
  • Deputise in the absence of the Preschool Manager.

Interviews will consist of a formal question and answer session with an interview panel and practical observation with a group of children for a session.

Stretton Pre-school childcare provision is committed to safeguarding children and enhanced DBS and reference checks (following job offer) will be sought.

Closing date: 22nd February 2019, Interviews will be held either on February 26th or 28th February 2019.

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Early Years and Childcare Providers

Room Senior

Main objective:

To work as part of a team of pre-school staff to create a happy, creative, stimulating and safe learning environment where children can develop to the full their physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential.


Responsible To: Manager and Deputy Manager

Main duties and Responsibilities

Early Childcare and Education

Work in partnership with the manager in planning and implementing early learning experiences and activities in line with the statutory framework of EYFS.

Assist the manager in the preparation of tasks and activities.

Assist in the setting up and clearing away of activities.

Prepare mid-morning drinks/snacks, clear away and wash up.

Assist with the toileting of children.

Carry out such activities as requested by the manager in connection with the daily routine of the Pre-school.

Accept guidance from the manager concerning day to day practises.

Help maintain and uphold the discipline code of practise of the pre-school.

Keep strictly confidential any personal information relating to the children, their families or members of staff learned as part of the job.

Adhere to the safeguarding policy of the group and report any cause for concern.

Work with designated children and their parents under the “keyperson” system.

Establish caring relationships with children and parents within an equal opportunity and non-judgmental framework

Observe and assess designated children under the “keyperson” system in order to plan a variety of stimulating activities to develop the children to their full potential.

Complete learning file for every designated child.

Communicate regularly with parents of designated children using the home/pre-school link book.

Produce termly verbal and written report to parents of designated children.

Work in partnership with parents to help designated children settle into the pre-school environment and prepare them for transition to primary school.


Provide adequate support for the manager and colleagues at all times.

    Assist in maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure environment at all times.

      Adhere to a professional code of conduct and appropriate dress.

      Attend staff meetings at times deemed necessary and reasonable.

      Attend training sessions as appropriate from time to time.

        Assist with outings, Christmas parties etc.

        Take part in annual quality management programme if required.

        Work extra hours on an occasional basis to cover for sick colleagues etc.

        Undertake to complete qualifications as directed by the manager. These may include;

        • Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education and Childcare
        • First Aid
        • Basic Child Protection
        • Food Hygiene
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