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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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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 Practitioner

St Joseph’s Day Nursery, 23 Bamber Street, Peterborough, PE1 2HL.

St Joseph’s Day Nursery requires a NNEB, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent to work Term Time in a busy and rewarding environment.

The candidate must have sound knowledge of the EYFS and be prepared to attend relevant courses to further enhance their Professional Development.

For further information please contact Dina by email dina@st-joseph.co.uk or telephone 01733 348697.

Early Years Qualified Practitioner

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Pre-school Learning Alliance.

The Pre-school Learning Alliance is the largest early year’s membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England. An educational charity, the Alliance represents the interests of over 14,000 member settings who deliver care and learning to over 800,000 families every year.

We wish to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic person to join a highly dedicated team to deliver quality inclusive practice in one of our childcare settings Bees at the Hive Pre-school, Bretton, Peterborough.

  • 26 hours per week
  • Term time only - 8.45am to 3.15pm over four days (Non-working day will be Wednesday)
  • Salary £12,389 pro rata

Your main duties will include:

  • To assist with planning and carry through activities based on the Early Years Foundation Stage appropriate for the children’s development.
  • To act as a key person to a group of children and ensure their needs are reflected in the planning of routines and activities.
  • To liaise professionally with parents/carers, informing them about the pre-school and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parental involvement.

You will have:

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification
  • Experience of Key Working
  • Commitment to young children and families
  • Previous experience of working with young children
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of ways and adopt a communication method appropriate for the listener or audience

For further details and an application form please phone 01954 231751 or email cambsandpboro@pre-school.org.uk with your name and postal address.

Closing date for applications; Noon, 8 September 2014.

The charity is committed to equal opportunities in employment.

The charity has a duty to the safeguarding of children so DBS and references will be sought.

Registered as an educational charity. Registered Charity No. 1096526.

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 Gemma Gavaghan for an application form by phone 01733 554897 or via email daisynursery@aol.com.  

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

Pre-School Assistant

Glinton Pre-School, Rectory Lane, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7LR

Glinton Pre-School are currently looking for a member of staff to join our forward moving pre-school, situated in the grounds of Peakirk Cum Glinton primary school.

This is a permanent full time position Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm, equating to a total of 30 hours a week, term time only. The hours can be reduced to fit your family needs if required.

We would like the successful applicant to start by 1 October 2014, interviews will be held throughout August 2014.

Applicants would require a Level 3 qualification which is essential and Senco knowledge would be an advantage.

Please contact Mrs Gregg for an application form on krissigregg@hotmail.co.uk or write to the above address.
Please note - We are a charity parent led committee pre-school and are not part of Peakirk Cum Glinton Primary School.
These posts are open to a DBS enhanced check and 2 references will be taken.