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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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Pre-school and Out of School Club Assistant

Helpston Playhouse & Under Fives, John Clare Primary School, West Street, Helpston, Peterborough, PE6 7DU.

Helpston Playhouse is an Ofsted Outstanding setting, offering places for 24 Pre-School age children.

We also run a busy Breakfast and Out of School Club in our award winning, environmentally friendly building.

We are looking for 1 new member to join our experienced team as Pre-School and Out of School Club Assistant, working alongside our Manager. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated practitioner to work within a team to further the success of our setting provision. The successful candidate will help to plan, lead and organize a varied and rich curriculum that delivers the EYFS ensuring all learners are challenged, motivated and engaged. The candidate will be highly professional and demonstrates excellent levels of communication with all stakeholders.

All applicants must be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Early Years.

  • 27 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks per year). Additional hours may be available some weeks.
  • 3 fixed days from 9.00am to 6.00pm (days open to negotiation)
  • Some flexibility to cover staff sickness and emergency.
  • Ad hoc cover of Breakfast and after school club
  • 6 months contract

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th of December and applicants will be asked to start as soon as possible.

Helpston Playhouse and Under-Fives is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is offered subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For more information and to request an application form please contact; Lucy Garwood on 01733 253243 or email helpstonplayhouse@johnclare.peterborough.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 8st of December 2014.

Childcare Practitioner

Daisy Chain Day Nursery, Palmers Road, Eastfield, Peterborough, PE1 5YF.

We are looking for a caring and enthusiastic practitioner with a minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification. The applicant should have good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and experience of working with children aged 3 months to 5 years. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (formerly CRB) check. Please contact the Nursery Manager for an application form.

Closing date for application: 24th December 2014.

Contact: Gemma Gavaghan by emailing daisynursery@aol.com or telephone 01733 554 897.

Nursery Practitioner - Level 3

Little Tigers Day Nursery

We require a nursery practitioner with a minimum of level 3 in childcare. The position will be based in our newest pre school room which is term time only but the role is all year round. The remaining time in the year will be spend in various rooms providing support in our other rooms which are open all year round.

The role is 40 hours per week and we offer a competitive salary and holiday entitlement.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience in the 3-5 yr age range, be able to work efficiently with the EYFS to plan and adapt activities which stimulate and challenge all children. They will also be confident in working closely with outside agencies, speech and language, area Senco’s, social workers for instance.

We are a nursery that holds equal opportunities at it’s heart along with building an excellent partnership with parents and carers to support children’s learning outside the setting.

If you feel you may be suitable for this role which will start as soon as possible please call Claire on 01733 330630 or email littletigers@littletigersnursery.co.uk for an application form and pack.

The application form can also be downloaded from our website at www.littletigersnursery.co.uk.

Closing date for applications 19th December 2014.

Nursery Practitioners

Belsize Day Nursery, Woodston, Peterborough

Belsize Day Nursery a brand new day nursery opening soon in Peterborough requires nursery practitioners who are committed and innovative.

Applicants must:

  • Hold at least a level 2 qualification
  • Have an experience working with children
  • Must be enthusiastic and have the ability work within the team

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

For an application form or for more information please contact us via email at belsizedaynursery@hotmail.com.  

Pre-school Assistant required

Silverhill Community Pre-school

Silverhill Community Pre-school is the new sister school of Vale Community Pre-school opening in January 2015

We are now recruiting for pre-school assistants with NNEB/NVQ level 2/3 or Higher

A valid Paediatric First aid certificate and Safeguarding certificate would also be beneficial) our

Pre-school is located in the Hampton area of Peterborough.

Applicant must have knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and firsthand experience of observing children, writing development files, Key Person groups and planning.

We are also recruiting bank staff to cover sickness and holidays at short notice.

Our school is a pack away school and this intern means staff are expected to unpack and pack away all equipment and resources daily.

Working hours are 8:30-12.30 Monday –Friday and Term time only.

Salary is dependent on qualifications, age and experience.

In line with the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board Guidelines the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

The DBS was established under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and merges the functions previously carried out by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

For an application pack please Email: silverhillpre-school@hotmail.com.

Level 2 primary school vacancy

Bretton community Pre School, Watergall Primary school, Watergall, Bretton, PE3 8NX

Our 52 place Pre School is an outstanding setting. We are currently expanding with a new 2 year group. We are looking for a committed, motivated and dynamic member of staff to enhance our team.

  • We are looking for a level 2 or higher qualified, person with relevant child care experience
  • 13 hours per week for 4 mornings (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
  • With the opportunity to work with the main setting for 3 afternoons
  • 19.75 hours minimum, term time only
  • Closing date; 8 January 2015

For an application form please email bcps13@outlook.com.

Pre-School Supervisor

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. Supervisory experience desirable will consider a very experienced nursery nurse who is ready for the next step in their career.
  • Have gained experience working with children in an established organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities

1 Oversee and contribute to a planning 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.

For more information about the post please telephone Catherine or Dawn on 01733 890 911 or email nelthac@hotmail.com.

Nursery Practitioner (Pre-school room)

Zig Zag Day Nursery

We require an experienced practitioner qualified to a minimum level 2 in childcare to join nursery.

The successful applicant have to have experience with the EYFS. They need to have motivation and have the ability to use their initiative.

We offer a competitive salary for the right applicant depending on their knowledge and experience.

The position is term time only 8.45am-4.15pm Monday to Friday.

The position will involve providing support and care for children aged 2-4.

For more details or for a full application pack please call Karolina or Chelsea on 01733 569 700 or email zigzagdaynursery@hotmail.co.uk.

'As and when' Play Organiser

Various Peterborough Children's Centres

At Barnardo’s, we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no children are turned away from the help they need. Now is your opportunity to play a part in making that dream a reality as you join the ambitious team within our Peterborough Central and East Children’s Centres.

Working across the cluster, your role will be to support children, young people and their families, identifying their needs and helping them to achieve positive outcomes. In addition to monitoring children’s activity and supporting them to achieve developmental milestones, you will ensure a safe and stimulating environment to promote families and children’s health and physical, mental and emotional well-being. You will also need to assess, record and report on the on-going progress of those you work with.

A relevant NVQ3 (or equivalent) level qualification – you should have previous experience of working with children and young people in an Early Years setting. An awareness of safeguarding and the issues facing vulnerable children and families is important, together with experience of group delivery and first-rate communication and team working skills

Further details are available from the Barnardo's website.

Level 3 Qualified Nursery Practitioners

Stars Day Nurseries Ltd

Peterborough's largest childcare provider has exciting opportunities to join our Outstanding team to contribute to our ongoing success. We pride ourselves in delivering high quality childcare and always working to achieve customer satisfaction.

Due to our continued growth we are looking to recruit Level 3 qualified Nursery Practitioners. We have full-time, part- time and term-time positions available across our eight settings.

The successful applicant will need:

  • Good knowledge of the EYFS
  • Experience of key working
  • Have good written English skills to maintain records of Learning Journals for key children
  • Be able to contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff ensuring all children have equal opportunities in their play
  • To work alongside external agencies and parents of SEN children to give full inclusion in the nursery
  • Able to work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind Stars is fulfilled

We also have a vacancy for a Deputy Manager in one of our busy Day Nurseries. This position is full time, the applicant will have a minimum Level 3 qualification in childcare and experience preferred.

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

For an application form please contact our Area Manager Debbie Aldridge on 01733 312612.

Early Years Educators

Silverhill Community Pre-school

We are looking for early years educators who hold relevant level 6 qualifications and practitioners holding NNEB/NVQ level 3 or Higher (A valid Paediatric First aid certificate and excellent understanding of the EYFS is beneficial as well as a very good understanding of Safeguarding.

Our school is based in Hampton, Peterborough and is a pack away school.

Working hours are 8am - 12.30pm Monday –Friday, Term time only.

Salary is dependent on qualifications, age and experience.

In line with the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board Guidelines the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

The DBS was established under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and merges the functions previously carried out by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

For an application pack please Email: silverhillpre-school@hotmail.com.

Baby Room Leader

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.

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.

Qualified Nursery Nurse

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

Due to large increase in occupancy Acorn Academy Day Nursery are looking for a nursery nurse part or full time considered.

You will need to:

  • Hold a full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 3 or equivalent qualification for a Nursery Nurse position a minimum of a level 2 childcare qualification for Supply Work

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 organisation’s 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 the Setting for an application pack.

For more information about the post please telephone Catherine or Dawn on 01733 890 911 or email nelthac@hotmail.com.

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.

Pre-school Practitioner (Level 3)

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 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.