We are currently recruiting for an Early Years Practitioner to join our small team.

Pre-School Assistant Vacancy

23 hours per week, Term time only.

NVQ Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent required.

Peasmarsh Flying Start Pre-School provides a safe and fun environment where children socialise, form great friendships and learn through a variety of exciting and imaginative activities. Set in idyllic countryside, our Pre-School benefits from modern, purpose-built facilities including a well-equipped, light and airy classroom, beautiful, outdoor all-weather play area, our own vegetable patch and access to wider facilities of the co-located primary school, including the hall, playing fields, adventure playground and Forest School. It is registered for 26 children between the ages of 2 and 5 years (Ofsted Unique Reference number EY341517) and is a registered charity (charity number 1124108).

We are recruiting a Pre-School Assistant. The successful applicant will join our friendly and approachable team who strive to provide the best possible standard of care and education for each child. The role requires them to provide high quality childcare, ensuring children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment. They will also be required to keep records in accordance with EYFS and Ofsted requirements. Applicants must be enthusiastic, have a passion for childcare and display knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

An NVQ Level 3 childcare qualification or equivalent is essential, as is prior experience of working in an Early Years Setting. SENCO experience is preferred. The Pre-School has a strong ethos in supporting and developing staff and will offer training opportunities for staff to further their qualifications and develop their skills, knowledge and expertise in childcare. Therefore, the successful applicant must be prepared to undertake such training and to study for relevant qualifications.

If you would like to work for a Pre-School that strives to provide the highest quality of care and education and really want to make a difference then apply now.

Peasmarsh Flying Start Pre-School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Disclosure and provide at least two independent references. The Pre-School is committed to providing equal opportunities to any employee or job applicant and will not discriminate either directly or indirectly because of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity.

How to apply

To apply, please read the supporting documents below then complete the application form. Completed application forms should be returned to or via post to Peasmarsh Flying Start Pre-school, School Lane, Peasmarsh, East Sussex TN31 6UW

Closing Date: 19 August 2020 (but interviews may start before this as we are recruiting for a September start).

Supporting documents

Please read each of the supporting documents before completing the application form.

Application form

Please click here to download an application form.