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Pre-school and childcare workers

A list of current vacancies available within Peterborough. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Baby room Nursey Practitioners x2

Nene Valley Day Nursery, 40 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TG

We are looking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic Baby room Nursery Practitioners. Applicants must have:

  • Up to date knowledge on the EYFS
  • Completed the baby unit within their qualification
  • Applicants must hold a minimum level 3 childcare qualification

For more information and to request an application form please call Deborah Bell on (01733) 685965.

Early Years Practitioner

4Children, Flying Start Pre-School, St Michael’s Road, Wittering, Peterborough, PE8 6DW.

Opportunities have arisen to join the fastest growing Children & Families Charity. 4Children is the thought leader in the Children & Families sector and quality is at the heart of everything we do. You will have the opportunity to work with children and families and make a difference to their lives.

Early Years Practitioner Level 2: 40 hours per week. Based at Flying Start Wittering.

Salary: £13,500.00 per annum

Closing Date: 23 September 2014

For further details and application pack visit http://www.4children.org.uk/Jobs.

Please send applications to:

Recruitment Administration
Minerva Centre
Burnham Road
Mundon, Maldon
Essex CM9 6NP

Telephone: 01621 827 851

4Children is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

4Children is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

Equality of opportunity is part of our philosophy and an essential feature of our practice. To help us monitor the application of our policy, please complete the Equal Opportunities form as part of your job application.

Temporary Early Years Practitioner SEN Support

St Michael’s Pre-School, Mace Road, Stanground, Peterborough, PE1 2AU.

St Michael’s Pre-school is seeking to appoint a dedicated, conscientious member of staff to work with the management and pre-school team to promote, encourage and cascade outstanding quality practice throughout the setting. The applicant would need to be able to work as part of a team, building trusting relationships with parents and children. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside children with SEN support in place to enable them to meet their full potential in our setting. A minimum qualification of level 2, along with experience of working with special educational needs children, is desirable but not essential. A sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, Statutory framework and Ofsted requirements is also desirable.

St Michael’s Pre-school has been an established early years setting since 1972, with an excellent reputation for the care and education we offer our children along with our outstanding parent partnerships. We are currently Ofsted rated “Good” and striving to achieve an “outstanding”. We currently have 47 children registered at our setting, with a maximum of 26 at a session. We offer all day care from 8.45 to 3.00pm. We provide exciting new opportunities for our children, under our Head Start programme, which include sport, music, cooking and IT.

If you think you may have the qualities & experience we are looking for, and could make a difference to our setting, please contact us for an application form. If you have any queries please ask to speak to Sue Willner or Jennifer Childs.

Closing date: 30 September 2014.

Nursery Practitioner

Zig Zag Day Nursery, St Paul’s Church Hall, Bourges Boulevard , Peterborough, PE1 2AU.

We are currently recruiting for a full time qualified practitioners for our rapidly growing baby room. We would love to hear from you if you can work as part of a team, plan activities and interact closely with young children. Minimum Level 2 childcare qualification is essential, full induction and training will be given.

Successful applicants must undertake a DBS checks and provide suitable references.

For an application pack please email us on zigzagdaynursery@hotmail.co.uk.

Pre-School Assistant

Paston Fundays, Honeyhill Children’s Centre, Honeyhill, Paston, Peterborough, PE4 7DH.

Family Action has a temporary vacancy to provide maternity cover in our two year old room at Paston Fundays Pre-School.

Currently £6.39 per hour but post will be paid in line with the new minimum wage from October 2014.

This will be a salaried post including 23 days paid annual leave, to be taken during school holidays.

Total of 13 hours per week Monday to Thursday term time only 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Plus a one hour planning meeting 3.30pm to 4.30pm one day per week.

Minimum of Level 3 qualified in Early Years. This will be a key worker role.

Flexibility to be able to provide occasional morning cover would be an advantage

All job offers are subject to the completion of suitable reference and DBS checks.

Please contact Karen Hornsby on 07789 691622 or email karen.hornsby@family-action.org.uk for an application form.

Deadline for applications is 18 September 2014.

Pre-School Assistant

Cygnets Pre-School, Family Action Children and Family Centre, Hargate Way, Hampton Hargate, Peterborough, PE7 9BZ.

Pre-school assistant for new two year old room opened in September 2014.

We are excited to have just opened a two year old room as an extension to our Cygnets Pre-School and are looking for an energetic individual to be part of the small staff team.

Currently £6.39 per hour but post will be paid in line with the new minimum wage from October 2014.

This will be a salaried post including 23 days paid annual leave, to be taken during school holidays.

Total of 17.25 hours per week Monday to Friday term time only 12.10 pm to 3.25 pm. Plus a one hour planning meeting 3.25pm to 4.25pm one day per week.

Minimum of Level 3(or working towards) qualified in Early Years. This will be a key worker role.

Flexibility to be able to provide occasional morning cover would be an advantage.

All job offers are subject to the completion of suitable reference and DBS checks.

Please contact Karen Hornsby on 07789 691622 or email karen.hornsby@family-action.org.uk for an application form.

Deadline for applications is 17 September 2014.

Early Years Practitioner

Barnack Pre-School, School Lane, Barnack, Peterborough, PE9 3DZ.

We are seeking to employ an Early Years Practitioner with immediate start for our friendly and well-resourced Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ setting.

Minimum level 2 qualified with experience within an early years setting. We are a non-profit making setting run by a parent-based management committee. We feel proud that our sessions provide high quality care with a balanced mix of educational, interesting and enjoyable activities while delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.

The position would suit someone who is friendly, enthusiastic, can communicate well, who is flexible and willing to work as part of a team and who can provide play based learning opportunities for all children at the setting.

We would welcome someone with good organisational skills and who may have innovative ideas to share.

Hours to suit could be Job share for the right persons, we offer excellent rate of pay, with opportunities for professional development.

In line with the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board Guidelines the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

For further Information please contact Diane Wright on 01780 749355 or for an application pack please email barnackpreschool@hotmail.co.uk.

Closing date is 22 September 2014.

Interviews to take place on 26 September 2014.

Pre-School Play Assistant

West Town Pre-School, St John's Misson Church Hall, Mayors Walk, Peterborough, PE3 6EZ.

West Town Pre-school is looking to appoint a new Play Assistant Practitioner at Level 3 for 27 hours per week

Our pre-school caters for children ages 2+ and runs a successful lunch club. We are a very unique pop-up setting with a high number of EAL and children with SEN on role. Our setting is very community and family orientated and is a stimulating and rewarding place within which to work. We are based in St. Johns Hall, West Town.

We are looking for a part time Play Assistant to join our friendly team. Duties include: supervising and supporting children within our setting.

Being responsible for a group of Key Children and supporting their parents through their child's pre-school journey. Setting out, tidying up and attending to children’s daily needs.

You will be familiar with working with or caring for pre-school age children.

Educationally you will have GCSE English and Maths and a Level 3 childcare qualification.

The salary for this position is in accordance with a childcare qualifications based pay scale and will reflect the candidate’s level of experience.

For further information regarding either position or to request an application pack please contact Gerrie Powell, Chairperson of West Town Pre-school on 01733 896603 after 6pm or email gerrie.powell@gmail.com.

Closing date for applications is 19 September 2014.

Qualified Nursery Nurse

Acorn Academy Day Nursery, 211 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2PL

You will need to:

  • Hold a full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 3 or equivalent qualification for a Nursery Nurse/Supervisor position a minimum of a level 2 childcare qualification for Supply Work.
  • Have gained experience working with children in an established organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. To contribute to a planned programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff;

2. To keep a proper record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers;

3. Operate a key-worker system and liaise with parents/carers, carers, and senior staff

4. Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;

5. Uphold standards within the Setting by adhering to all policies and procedures;

6. Strive to safeguard children by working to the organisations safeguarding Code of Conduct;

7. Attend staff meetings. Undertake training and other events throughout the year.

Acorn Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for this post, references will be taken.

To apply please contact Catherine or Dawn on 01733 890911 or email: nelthac@hotmail.com.

Nursery Nurse

The Day Nursery, 32-34 Priestgate, Peterborough, PE1 1JL

We are a City Centre located private nursery, looking for a level 3 Nursery Nurse to work in our Outstanding nursery with children aged 0-4 years.

This position is permanent and full time, working 40 hours a week

You must be available to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.45am and 6.00pm

You must have working knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum, and have previous experience of having key children, planning activities and completing all relevant paperwork.

It would be desirable if you have had previous experience of working with children under 2.

If you would like to join our friendly team, please can you email thedaynurserypeterborough@talktalk.net or telephone 01733 890555 for an application pack.

Closing date for applications; Wednesday 10 September 2014.

Interviews to be held on Friday 12 September 2014.

Apprentice Nursery Nurse

The Day Nursery, 32-34 Priestgate, Peterborough, PE1 1JL.

We are a City Centre located private nursery, looking for an Apprentice Nursery Nurse to work throughout our ‘outstanding’ nursery with children aged 0-4 years. This position is full time 40 hours a week

You Must be available to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.45am and 6.00pm. English and Maths GCSE or equivalent at grade C or above is desirable but not essential.

Knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum is an advantage.

If you would like to join our friendly team, please can you email thedaynurserypeterborough@talktalk.net or telephone 01733 890555 for an application pack.

Nursery Practitioners (Level 3) x2

Nene Valley Day Nursery, 40 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TG

We are looking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic Nursery Practitioners. Applicants must have up to date knowledge on the EYFS and a minimum of two years’ experience within a nursery environment.

Applicants must hold a minimum level 3 childcare qualification

40 hours per week over 5 days, term time only.

For more information and to request an application form please call Deborah Bell Between 5pm and 5.30pm Monday to Friday on 01733 685965

Nursery Practitioner Level 3

Little Tigers Day Nursery, Brigstock Court, Ravensthorpe, Peterborough, PE3 7NB

We require a level 3 qualified practitioner to work with children aged between 2 & 3 due to expansion and increasing occupancy. The position is full time (40 hours) and we offer an excellent training and development package to the successful applicant.

We offer good rates of pay, higher than average holiday allowance and supply a professional uniform.

We offer the chance to work in a busy and friendly environment where you will be hands on in all areas and be able to work as part of a larger team of highly qualified practitioners. We require someone with a happy and cheerful personality, enthusiasm, flexibility to their role, the ability to work under pressure and a solid working knowledge of the EYFS, safeguarding and partnership working.

For full details and an application pack please contact Claire or Tanya on 01733 330630 or email littletigers@littletigersnursery.co.uk  

Nursery Practitioner (part-time)

Little Tigers Day Nursery, Brigstock COurt, Ravensthorpe, Peterborough, PE3 7NB

We require a level 3 practitioner with a suitable qualification in childcare to help us to provide outstanding childcare and development to the children in our care. You will be experienced in the EYFS and in using observation methods to assess development and to plan activities on a daily basis to support individual children’s needs.

You will also be able to demonstrate confidence in dealing with parents and carers and in improving your own knowledge on an ongoing basis. The successful candidate will be able to adapt their practice to a wide range of children including those with additional needs or children with English as an additional language and you may be called upon to give support in safeguarding matters. The position is part time 25 hours per week over 5 days 1pm to 6.15pm and is available as an ‘all year round’ or term time only permanent vacancy, depending on the right candidate.

In return for your motivated and professional approach to Early years development you will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous holiday entitlement
  • Professional uniform
  • A full range of training and support methods during your employment including in house, external and one to one mentor support from our training team and management

For full details and an application pack please contact Claire or Tanya on 01733 330630 or email littletigers@littletigersnursery.co.uk  

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2014.

Please state clearly if you are applying for the all year or term time vacancy.

Nursery Practitioners (level 3) x2

Nene Valley Day Nursery, 40 Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2TG

We are looking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic Nursery Practitioners. Applicants must have up to date knowledge on the EYFS and a minimum of two year’s experience within a nursery environment.

Applicants must hold a minimum level 3 childcare qualification For more information and to request an application form please call Deborah Bell Between 5pm and 5.30pm Monday to Friday on (01733) 685965"

Hours: 40 hours over 5 days – Term Time Only.