Childcare assistant - Maternity cover - immediate vacancy until Oct 2018. Mon to Thurs 09.15 - 15.45 with a degree of flexibility to extend these hours to cover holidays/sickness if necessary.
Home based Childminder setting with 3 staff caring for 9 - 10 children daily in the early years age group.
Good IT skills useful as we use a secure online record keeping system.
The ideal candidate would have experience and enjoy working with babies and young children, have a good understanding of the early years foundation stage and enjoy planning fun and stimulating activities to help children grow and develop. You should have a good awareness of health and safety and be able to think on your feet, be flexible in your approach to suit individual children's needs.
A relevant qualification is desirable but not essential, skills and experience are equally important.
Must have paediatric first aid (or be willing to obtain) and undergo an enhanced DBS check via Capita/Ofsted as it is a requirement for this position to gain a suitability letter from Ofsted; (via an EY2 form on Ofsted online portal) We will assist with this part of the application. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the setting.
We are based in Great Shelford, Cambridge. There is a bus stop outside and a train station about 15 minutes walk away.
Salary is £8.00 per hour with a free home cooked lunch daily.
If interested please call Joanna Palmer, BA Hons Early Years at Shelford Childcare on 07709 736461 or email your CV to: email@example.com