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Job Vacancy at Anna-Ca-Soo Day Nursery

Vacancy for Level 3 or above Early Years Practitioner

The vacancy is for a full time or part time position, all year round. 

To start September 2024.

Are you passionate about working with children?

Will you strive to create an engaging and stimulating environment where children can learn through a variety of experiences?

Do you want to help keep children safe and reach their full potential?

Anna Ca-Soo Day Nursery is a family run business that is looking to employ an Early Years practitioner to work as part of our team, within this busy and well-established nursery setting. We are open 51 weeks a year, and care for children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years. The successful candidate will be qualified to at least level 3 and be experienced at using the EYFS curriculum. They will also have excellent knowledge of child development, therefore being well able to produce high quality child observations and appropriate, imaginative planning for the individual learning needs of each of their key children.

We use the on-line TAPESTRY programme to record observations and share progress with parents. This requires a sound basic level of I.T. competency, which would be desirable.

Additional benefits:

  • *Competitive rates of pay
  • * Pension Scheme
  • * Long Holidays
  • * Time off in lieu for staff meetings, nursery events, and certain training.
  • * Feeling part of a family

Interviews will consist of a formal question and answer session with an interview panel in the setting. We will host of a tour of the nursery. This will provide you an opportunity to see if we are a good fit for you, and for us to see first hand, your interactions with the staff and children you meet along the tour.

Anna-Ca-Soo Day Nursery is committed to safeguarding children and enhanced DBS and reference checks will be sought during the application process

If you would like to know more about this vacancy or want to obtain an application form, then please call the Nursery on 01733 358619 or email us at: office@annacasoodaynursery.co.uk

Little Tigers Day Nursery, Ravensthorpe Primary school, Brigstock court, Ravensthorpe, Peterborough, PE3 7NB

We are a busy day nursery in Peterborough with a position for a Assistant Nursery Manager to join our team in a supernumery role. The position works alongside the Setting Manager. We are a large 91 place nursery and out of school provision with a high occupancy level. We are a dedicated team which strives to give the children and their families the best. This is a fun and rewarding nursery environment that requires someone with a high level of dedication and passion for delivering a high level of childcare.

We require someone

• with a minimum qualification of a Level 3 in Childcare

• who has a minimum of 2 years experience in an early years setting, preferably with at least 1 years experience in a supervisory role

• who has excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships with children, families, staff and external agencies

• who has a big passion for making children’s lives exciting, fun and full of learning opportunities

• has the ability to lead, support and inspire a large team to deliver outstanding services

• a strong knowledge of the Early Years Framework

• experience of safeguarding

• experience of SEND support

• must have a level 2 Math’s qualification (GCSE c or above)

• strong IT skills, ability to use social media applications and ability to use management software

• who has completed a first aid qualification or must complete one within 3 months of commencement of employment.

Your main duties will include: ·

To assist in managing the running/management of the setting

· To be in charge in the managers absence

· To be the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) with support from the nursery manager

· To maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.

· To provide support to all staff where needed

· To support and lead team meetings

· To oversee and manage health and safety

· To work in partnership with the attached primary school and external agencies

· To oversee the out of school club

Position/Benefits Salary from £28,000 - £30,000 per annum 40 hours per week all year round 30 days annual leave including Bank Holidays Employee discount on childcare Staff nights out Company Pension Free parking on site Smart uniform provided Bonuses and staff rewards An enhance DBS check will be carried out if any current checks are not subscribed to the update service.

Any further information or an application form to be requested from Lorraine.

TEL: 01733 330630

applications@littletigersnursery.co.uk

https://www.littletigersnursery.co.uk

Herlington Preschool is a committee run preschool based in Orton Malborne Peterborough

The position is for a full-time practitioner working 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday 7:45am – 3:15pm (1/2hour per day unpaid break) the position is working 44 weeks per year, and includes working with older children in holiday clubs, up to aged 11yrs.

We are looking to recruit a fun, enthuastic Preschool Practitioner level 2 or level 3 Early Years Educator to work at our large, busy preschool.

Applicants must have good communication skills, and a knowledge of the EYFS, and how to implement this into the child’s learning environment.

The successful applicant must have:

A passion to work with children aged 9months-4yrs.

Relevant childcare qualification.

Ability to engage with parents/carers as the child’s key person.

A good standard of written work, as well as a good understanding of the English language.

Ability to be a proactive team member, providing a safe, stimulating inclusive environment.

Create plans that provide creative learning opportunities for all children in our care.

What we can offer you

Competitive pay

Childcare Discount

Pension contribution scheme

Annual Bonus

Rate of Pay

We offer competitive rates of pay; our level 2 rate is £12.50 per hour level 3 rate is £13.50 per hour

If you would like to join our busy vibrant innovative team, please email the manager, with your CV by email: barb.herlingtonpreschool@gmail.com

Closing date for applications 01/08/2024

Start date for role as Preschool Practitioner 04/09/2024

All positions are offered subject to an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Fulbridge Academy for a Nursery Manager to join Little Oak Nursery. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Nursery Manager to join and lead our team, to provide a safe, caring, fun and stimulating learning environment.

  • Term time plus 5 days (195 days)
  • 37 hrs per week (Core hours 8am to 4pm - Flexibility to include Breakfast Club 7.45am to 8.45am and After school Club 3.15am to 5.15pm)
  • Grade 9 £28,155-£31,245

You’ll provide the highest standard of leadership and form strong and supportive relationships not only with your team, but also to our families.

There is a moral purpose and underlying rationale to all we do:

  • We ensure the curriculum is fit for purpose
  • Our pedagogy gives children the best chances to succeed
  • Staff have an excellent work life balance

How to apply

For an application pack please visit the jobs section of the Fulbridge Academy website and email completed application forms and covering letters to jo.adcock@fulbridgeacademy.co.uk.

We are a busy and friendly nursery and out of school setting which cares for over 220 children from all backgrounds and from various parts of Peterborough and the surrounding counties from 2 weeks old up to 12 years. We are looking for an especially talented and self-motivated individual to join our family.

You must have the ability to multi-task, for example you must be able to conduct a floating and sinking science experiment in the water tray, whilst also being the special guest at a birthday party with numerous cakes being brought to you, along with numerous renditions of “happy birthday to you…” by children in the play dough area.

Your main duties will include:

  • Providing support to the nursery with care of the children during the day to day activities in the nursery including sleep, toileting, first aid and toileting.
  • To maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.
  • To provide a high quality, child-centred service to meet the needs of children, young people and their families, in line with the EYFS and Play Principles.
  • To work within our fun team supporting children to progress and develop their skills in the various areas of the EYFS.

Job Type: Zero hours contract

Salary: £9.00-£11.75 per hour

What makes us a great team

  • A smart uniform is provided
  • Regular training
  • Employee benefit discounts
  • Team nights out
  • Fun staff activities
  • Well being days
  • We work as a team
  • Employee childcare discounts

. Staff treat/well being days

. Bonuses

Required for the position

  • GCSE English and Maths grades C or above (equivalent functional skills)
  • A full and relevant qualification in childcare at Level 2 or above (Health and Social care qualifications are not considered full and relevant for this position)

Role is for hours as and when needed to cover staff lunch breaks, annual leave, training and absences. The right candidate will let the nursery know each month the days and hours they are available and shifts will then be assigned.

All applicants will be required to complete our standard application form prior to interview

C.Vs will not be accepted

Sarah Buckley/Amy Holloway

sarah@littletigersnursery.co.uk

01733 330630

https://www.littletigersnursery.co.uk

Sunflower Seed Charity is a Preschool, Before and After school and Holiday club for children aged 2-11 years, based in the grounds of Northborough Primary School.

Due to the increase in demand for our services a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Level 3 Childcare qualification
  • Have previous experience within a preschool.
  • Be able to work well in a team.
  • Have good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Have a passion for working with children.
  • Be able to cover hours 8am – 6pm, based on shifts

Position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For more information or to apply, please email your CV to Charlotte Brisbourne office@sunflower-seed.co.uk.

We are looking to recruit a fun, energetic and enthusiastic nursery practitioner to join our happy and committed team.

Applicants must hold a minimum level 3 childcare qualification, have good communication skills and experience working closely with parents, worked with the EYFS and have good working knowledge of this.

  • A passionate and positive attitude towards working with children.
  • Experience within an early year’s environment.
  • A full and relevant childcare qualification Level 3
  • Your role as Nursery Nurse will include
  • Promoting positive relationships with parents, children and colleagues.
  • Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times.

Being a key person carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage).

For further details, please contact the management team on 01733 685965 and speak to Angela Close or Rebecca Mapplebeck.

Is early years your passion? We are looking for a skilled and creative Early Years Manager who can inspire and lead their team to deliver outstanding early years education and care. The option of flexible working is available with the setting operating from 8.45am - 6pm inclusive of the out of school club.

Discovery Pre-school based in Peterborough is a popular setting at the heart of the community. Our Discovery Pre-school is rated Good by Ofsted and 9.8 on Day Nurseries. The Early Years Manager will be supported by the Childcare Operational Manager and wider Alliance support services including HR and Finance.

What we offer:

We are proud to be part of the Early Years Alliance family of early years settings. Founded over 60 years ago, the Alliance is an educational charity dedicated to supporting the delivery of quality early years education and care to children and families.

The Alliance prides itself on being a supportive workplace and offers significant benefits for our team members including:

  • 100% discount on childcare and early education places (applicable to staff working in our early years settings).
  • Extensive training and career progression planning, including access to our Learning Management System (LMS).
  • The Alliance has invested in FAMLY reducing paperwork and giving you more time to focus on the children.
  • A generous workplace pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, with additional annual leave for long service.
  • Birthday leave so you can have a day off for your birthday dedicated to you and your well being.
  • Enhanced sickness pay and paid bereavement leave.
  • A Recruitment Referral Payment Scheme, giving you an introductory payment of up to £300 if someone you have referred to the Alliance takes up a role in the charity.
  • Vitality membership wellness and fitness app – including lots of great health benefits, rewards, telephone, and face to face counselling.
  • Savings of up to 25% on O2 Refresh Airtime Plan on any new phone or tablets.
  • A dedicated mental health First aider to support your mental well being.

Job purpose:

Early Years Manager will:

  • inspire and lead your team to deliver high quality early years education and care.
  • manage the day-to-day operation of the setting, ensuring all regulatory requirements and policies and procedures are adhered too.
  • build relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • manage the financial sustainability of the setting.

Requirements:

Successful applicants will need:

  • a minimum Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare Qualification or equivalent and ability to meet all standards set out in EYFS.
  • EYFS 2024 requirement: Employed or internal job changes on or after 4 January 2024 must hold a level 2 Math’s qualification or must achieve one within 2 years of starting in the position.
  • proven post-qualification experience in working in early education and childcare.
  • sound IT skills and ability to use Microsoft Office programmes, nursery management software, social media platforms and online portals effectively.
  • the ability to multi-task and establish rapport with staff, families, and external agencies.

Also, you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service.

For the full of duties and the requirements, please download the job description and person specification which accompanies this advert.

Hours per week: 35 (part time)

Weeks per year: 39 (term time)

Recruitment is managed by our HR Recruitment team at Early Years Alliance. If you have any queries, please email recruitment@eyalliance.org.uk

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Early Years Educator – Level 2 upwards to join our team at Discovery Pre School in Peterborough. Rated Good by Ofsted and 9.8 on Day Nurseries. The option of flexible working is available with the setting operating from 8.45am - 6pm inclusive of the out of school club.

We are looking for a skilled early years educator who will offer our children high quality inclusive early years education and care. This is a role supporting our afterschool club.

We take great pride in being a friendly, inclusive setting that put children and their families at the heart of our practice and provide excellent promotion and progression opportunities for our staff team.

What we offer:

We are proud to be part of the Early Years Alliance family of early years settings. Founded over 60 years ago, the Alliance is an educational charity dedicated to supporting the delivery of quality early years education and care to children and families.

The Alliance prides itself on being a supportive workplace and offers significant benefits for our team members including:

  • 100% discount on childcare and early education places (applicable to staff working in our early years settings).
  • Extensive training and career progression planning, including access to our Learning Management System (LMS).
  • The Alliance has invested in FAMLY reducing paperwork and giving you more time to focus on the children.
  • A generous workplace pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, with additional annual leave for long service.
  • Birthday leave so you can have a day off for your birthday dedicated to you and your well being.
  • Enhanced sickness pay and paid bereavement leave.
  • A Recruitment Referral Payment Scheme, giving you an introductory payment of up to £300 if someone you have referred to the Alliance takes up a role in the charity.
  • Vitality membership wellness and fitness app – including lots of great health benefits, rewards, telephone, and face to face counselling.
  • Savings of up to 25% on O2 Refresh Airtime Plan on any new phone or tablets.
  • A dedicated mental health First aider to support your mental well being.

Job purpose:

As Early Years Educator, you will:

  • provide creative and engaging learning opportunities for children.
  • be a proactive member of the team, providing a safe, stimulating, and inclusive environment
  • support the nursery management team to deliver high-quality care and education in line with the setting’s policies and procedures.

Requirements:

Successful applicants for the Early Years Educator position will need:

  • a minimum Level 2 or above Early Years Education and Childcare Qualification or equivalent.
  • proven post-qualification experience of working with children.

Also, you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service.

For the full of duties and the requirements, please download the job description and person specification which accompanies this advert.

Hours per week: 16 (part time)

Weeks per year: 39 (term time)

Recruitment is managed by our HR Recruitment team at Early Years Alliance. If you have any queries, please email recruitment@eyalliance.org.uk

We are looking to recruit a fun, energetic and enthusiastic nursery
practitioner to join our happy and committed team.
We are looking to recruite a fun, energetic and enthusiastic nursery
practitioner to join our happy and committed team.

Applicants will complete their level 3 childcare qualification with us while being a apprentice, they must have a keen interest in working with young children and have a passionate and positive attitude towards working with children.
Your role as Nursery Nurse will include:
Care for and nurture the children in your care
Help children become independent
Teach British values
Work alongside a team, and with families and children
Have good communication skills


For further details, please contact the management team on 01733
685965 and speak to Angela Close or Rebecca Mapplebeck

We are the internal recruitment partner for The Peterborough School, a well-established and highly successful Independent Day School situated in a beautiful setting close to the city centre.

We are presenting an exciting opportunity for a Nursery Room Leader to join the “Outstanding” Nursery. You will join a collaborative and supportive team who encourage new ideas and champions ongoing learning and professional growth.

As the Room Leader, you will provide professional leadership and guidance to your team, coordinate all aspects of your designated room, ensuring that sessions run smoothly, and the children are receiving the best possible care within a safe and stimulating environment.

You will create a nurturing, engaging and safe environment, develop and implement age-appropriate activities and curriculum, and build and maintain relationships with children, parents, and colleagues. You will provide the highest level of care, ensuring the individual needs and safety of the children are identified and met, whilst maintaining an enjoyable atmosphere.

You will have proven experience of working within an early years setting, strong leadership skills, and a passion for providing excellent childcare.

If you are a motivated and passionate Room Leader and are keen to work alongside a team of dedicated staff, then this is a great opportunity to work for a reputable employer with fantastic benefits and learning opportunities.

Requirements

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in Childcare or equivalent.
  • Have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of Ofsted, EYFS and Welfare requirements.
  • Ability to create an engaging and stimulating environment.
  • Ability to form and maintain relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Ability to create a positive and motivating environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Additional completed training courses are desirable.
  • Good IT skills.

Benefits

  • A salary of £24,600 - £25,600 dependent on skills knowledge and experience.
  • Working Hours: 40 hours across Monday-Friday (Shifts including: 07:30-16:30, 08:00-17:00, 08:00-18:00 with half a day off).
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays and closure over Christmas.
  • £1000 referral bonus.
  • 50% Discounted Nursery fees.
  • Free lunches.
  • Free use of the fitness suite.
  • Free uniform provided.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Generous Pension Scheme.
  • Learning and progression opportunities, including 3 dedicated paid staff training days across the year.

As part of The Peterborough School, established in 1895, you join a supportive family, with a long history of success. Joining the wider team, you will enjoy further benefits that being part of a thriving workplace brings. The Nursery recently expanded too, signalling the School’s success and ambition for the future.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Interested? Then APPLY now for immediate consideration.

Georgina Bott
01733 830 839
georgina.bott@verorecruit.co.uk

All our vacancies are handled by our internal recruitment team at Vero HR, therefore any unsolicited CV’s and/or Agency Terms of Business will not be accepted. For any recruitment agency enquiries please email enquiries@verohr.co.uk.

About the opportunity

We are the internal recruitment partner for The Peterborough School, a well-established and highly successful Independent Day School situated in a beautiful setting close to the city centre.

We are presenting an exciting opportunity for a Childcare Practitioner to join their “Outstanding” Nursery on a permanent basis. You will join a collaborative and supportive team who encourage new ideas and champions ongoing learning and professional growth.

As a Childcare Practitioner, you will thrive at creating an engaging, fun, and safe environment for the children. You will set up and tidy away planned activities, provide developmental updates to parents and work closely with your key children to ensure the progression of their learning and development.

The successful candidate will have experience within an Early Years setting, hold a Level 2 (or above) childcare qualification, and have experience of promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.

If you are a motivated and passionate Childcare Practitioner and are keen to work alongside a team of dedicated staff, then this is a great opportunity to work for a reputable employer with fantastic benefits and learning opportunities.

Requirements

  • Hold a Level 2 or above childcare qualification.
  • Have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of EYFS and safeguarding requirements.
  • Ability to create an engaging and stimulating environment.
  • Ability to form and maintain relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Additional completed training courses are desirable.

Benefits

  • A salary of £20,100 - £22,600 dependent on skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Working Hours: 40 hours across Monday-Friday (Shifts including: 07:30-16:30, 08:00-17:00, 08:00-18:00 with half a day off)
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays and closure over Christmas.
  • £1000 referral bonus.
  • 50% discounted nursery fees.
  • Free lunches.
  • Free use of the fitness suite.
  • Free uniform provided.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Generous Pension Scheme.
  • Learning and progression opportunities, including 3 dedicated paid staff training days across the year.

As part of The Peterborough School, established in 1895, you join a supportive family, with a long history of success. Joining the wider team, you will enjoy further benefits that being part of a thriving workplace brings. The Nursery recently expanded too, signalling the School’s success and ambition for the future.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Interested? Then APPLY now for immediate consideration.

Georgina Bott
01733 830 839
georgina.bott@verorecruit.co.uk

All our vacancies are handled by our internal recruitment team at Vero HR, therefore any unsolicited CV’s and/or Agency Terms of Business will not be accepted. For any recruitment agency enquiries please email enquiries@verohr.co.uk

We are the internal recruitment partner for The Peterborough School, a well-established and highly successful Independent Day School situated in a beautiful setting close to the city centre.

We are presenting an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nursery Assistant, to join the “Outstanding” Nursery on a part time basis, working 30 hours per week across Monday – Friday.

As the Nursery Assistant, you will be responsible for providing a caring and supportive environment for the children whilst assisting the Nursery Practitioners with their daily duties.

You will thrive at creating a fun, stimulating and safe environment for the children in the Nursery, setting up and tidying away planned activities. You will work closely with a dedicated and talented team, happy and friendly children, and supportive parents in a beautiful setting.

If you are a motivated and passionate Nursery Assistant and are keen to work alongside a team of dedicated staff, then this is a great opportunity to work for a reputable employer with fantastic benefits and learning opportunities.

Requirements

  • Experience of working with children.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Maintain and complete records and documentation accurately.
  • Excellent ability to use childcare knowledge to develop children’s skills.
  • A genuine motivation to work with children and young people and promote their safety and wellbeing.
  • Positive attitude to use of authority and maintaining discipline.
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours.
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, parents, and team members.

Benefits

  • A competitive salary of £15,075 - £16,950 dependent on skills knowledge and experience.
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm.
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays and closure over Christmas. (pro-rata)
  • £1000 referral bonus.
  • 50% discounted nursery fees.
  • Free lunches.
  • Free use of the fitness suite.
  • Free uniform provided.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Generous Pension Scheme.
  • Learning and progression opportunities, including 3 dedicated paid staff training days across the year.

As part of The Peterborough School, established in 1895, you join a supportive family, with a long history of success. Joining the wider team, you will enjoy further benefits that being part of a thriving workplace brings. The Nursery recently expanded too, signalling the School’s success and ambition for the future.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Interested? Then APPLY now for immediate consideration.

Georgina Bott
01733 830 839
georgina.bott@verorecruit.co.uk

All our vacancies are handled by our internal recruitment team at Vero HR, therefore any unsolicited CV’s and/or Agency Terms of Business will not be accepted. For any recruitment agency enquiries please email enquiries@verohr.co.uk.

Sunflower Seed Charity is a Preschool, Before and After school and Holiday club for children aged 2-11 years, based in the grounds of Northborough Primary School.

Due to recent increase in demand for childcare places at our setting we are looking for a new member of staff to join our team. The position is for 30 hours a week, Monday to Friday, with hours between 8.00 and 6.00pm based on a shift pattern.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Level 3 Childcare qualification
  • Have previous experience within a preschool.
  • Be able to work well in a team.
  • Have good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Have a passion for working with children.

We can offer the right candidate:

  • Competitive pay
  • Childcare discount
  • Pension Contribution Scheme

To apply, please email your CV to Charlotte Brisbourne at office@sunflower-seed.co.uk.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Exciting opportunity within our team.

Whether you’re studying, managing a family or just unable to commit to work every day, joining our flexible bank team will allow you to work on the days that suit your lifestyle, as much or as little as you can.

As one of our valued bank staff, you can enjoy flexible working whilst gaining valuable knowledge and experience of the Early Years sector.

We’re looking for enthusiastic team players, who are always ready to join in or carry out any task to help the team and create fun, engaging environments for the children in our care.

Bank staff provide cover and assistance on various shifts. Our nursery is open from 7:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday, so shifts will be between these times.

A bank role is a flexible, zero hours contract.

  • You can be qualified or unqualified in Early Years, have experience in a nursery or simply love helping children learn.
  • You may be a university student or graduate looking to earn extra money, without the commitment of permanent work.
  • You may be a qualified nursery practitioner not looking for permanent work, or want to work in a few different settings before making a decision about your future.

As a member of our bank team, you still have access to many of our fantastic staff benefits. We offer you:

  • Competitive pay
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional development opportunities/ training in house and external.
  • Free staff lunches and more.

Contact us to gain some more information.

Chelsea Richardson
Manager
Zig Zag Day Nursery
01733 569700

  • 31.25 hours – This can be flexible.
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Location: Watergall Children and Family Centre, Watergall, Bretton PE3 8NX.
  • Starting salary £10.92 per hour. Term time only & Additional holiday entitlement.

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging role? Do you see yourself as someone who can help a child achieve their full potential? If so, join our amazing team at Bretton Community Preschool.

We are looking for a Preschool Practitioner to join our team, located in the heart of North Bretton with access to our local surroundings and amenities. Our preschool is purpose built and has an extensive outdoor space with a capacity for 60 children. We are very lucky to have a large setting with three spacious rooms with natural, high quality and stimulating resources. Each room has access to their own well equipped individual gardens to encourage lots of physical play and exploration.

We have created our very own curriculum, that we are passionate about, which encompasses a child centred approach to play and learning, offering open ended investigation and positive outdoor and indoor experiences.

We employ both full and part-time staff; our opening times are 8.30 – 3.00pm, 38 weeks a year and we are closed for public bank holidays.

Who are we looking for?

Can you create a safe and enriching environment, which enables children to be happy and independent? We are looking for an imaginative, self-motivated, passionate, team player with good communication and interpersonal skills. You must have a good knowledge of the EYFS and Early years, as well as holding a full and relevant Early Years & Childcare qualification at level 3 (Early Years Educator).

To support the setting, you must have strong skills to deliver our vision and aims effectively. You must be willing to go above and beyond for the children, by providing inspirational and educational play. You must be able to build positive and trusting relationships with children and parents.

What can we offer?

In return, you will be rewarded with a career defining opportunity to impact on an ambitious and growing preschool that is committed to staff retention, development, and equality.

The opportunity to be appreciated, valued and respected for the hard work and commitment that each employee shows.

Development opportunities, that are encouraged and supported through several professional development approaches, including a thorough induction program, a high quality and varied training strategy, continuous development plan and regular reviewing and monitoring system.

  • A very Competitive salary above minimum wage, with regular pay reviews and Pension scheme
  • Term time only with monthly paid annual leave entitlement, equating to 28 days paid holiday including bank holidays.
  • Free Uniform
  • Free nearby parking
  • Childcare at a reduced rate
  • A friendly supportive team & preschool manager

All Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) and provide two satisfactory references prior to their employment.

If you would like an informal chat and to visit our setting, please give us a call to book on 01733 332344.

For an application form, job description and any further information please email Kirstien Lipscombe at Kirstien.lipscombe@brettonpreschool.co.uk or call on 01733 332344.

Sessional Play Leaders and Assistants, Peterborough HAF – Holiday Activities and Food

Based in Peterborough – Paston or Dogsthorpe
Flexible up to 20 hours per week during Easter / Summer / Christmas school holidays

£10.42 - £11.59 per hour

Sessional Contract

Are you a self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude, who is solution focused and passionate about making a difference? If so, we want to hear from you.

At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.

We have been funded by Peterborough City Council to provide Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) during the school summer holidays. We will be operating at two sites in Peterborough and will be providing a wide range of exciting activities and lunches for children aged 5 – 12 years.


Introduction to the role and service / project

We are looking for motivated, passionate and experienced Play Workers with experience of delivering high quality play services to meet the needs of local communities. You will be passionate about improving and promoting the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of children and families.

Key responsibilities

  • Working within a staff team to provide a fun and stimulating environment which is also safe and healthy
  • Assisting with planning and preparation of a range of play and food activities which meet the needs of the children and the funding criteria
  • Supporting children to be independent and acting as a positive role model
  • Adhering to policies and procedures in the setting at all times.
  • Promoting making healthy food choices, in line with our policy.
  • Ensuring safeguarding is a priority.

Your skills

  • Experience of working with children aged 5 -12 years in a group setting.
  • You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic and will have an innovative, positive nature.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you flexible working hours, a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.

For an application pack and further information please visit: www.family-action.org.uk/get-involved/work-us/current-vacancies/

Please email completed applications to: completed.application5@family-action.org.uk

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Early Years Educator - £7.50 - £10.50 per hour

We are looking to hire an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated practitioner to join our lovely friendly team.

We are a small unique setting with an onsite forest school, looking for someone with confidence to be silly with our small people. Someone who is loving, caring and has many different voices to bring storytelling to life.

Loud and out of tune singing voice is a must.

We are looking for someone for 40 hours across 4 days but job shares will be considered for those that would prefer part time.

For an application form or further information please contact Kirsty on 01487 209618 or kirsty@thewoodlandrose.com

Nursery Practitioner (Minimum Level 2) - 37 hours per week, all year round (cover)

Job description

Do you want to work for a dynamic supportive team?

Then this is the job for you

Busy Bunnies Nursery is a fast growing small nursery chain in Peterborough we are seeking a dynamic, fun, outgoing professional to join our team

For our Nursery Practitioner Role you will need to

contribute to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the children placed under Your care

To give support to other personnel within the Nursery.

To implement the daily routine of the Nursery.

Key Areas of work will be

  • Working with children
  • Liaise with Parents
  • Responsible to the Team Leader in the first instance and ultimately to the Nursery Manager
  • Duties and Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
  • To contribute to activities suitable to the age range of the children in your room.
  • To carry out of observations and assessments, keeping record of your key children's achievements.
  • To work alongside parents to ensure the nursery is accessible to all children.
  • To support colleagues and engage in a good team work.
  • To attend all out of working hours activities e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent meetings, nursery events etc.
  • To be flexible within your working practices ensuring good care of rooms rooms cleansing equipment alongside cleaning and tidying rooms.
  • To work alongside the manager and other staff team to ensure that the philosophies and policies and procedures of the Nursery are observed and fulfilled.
  • To assist the setting in keeping of proper records as required.
  • To help where help is required by colleagues and to be constantly aware of the needs of the children.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received.
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment is met
  • To meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development.

Specific Childcare tasks will include:

  • Assisting in the preparation and completion of activities to suit the children’s stages of development;
  • Ensuring that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
  • Assisting in the washing and changing children as required;
  • Providing comfort to children.

NURSERY PRACTITIONER PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

  • Minimum NVQ 3 in Childcare
  • GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics or equivalent.

Experience:

  1. previous experience in an early years setting in a similar role will be necessary in order to demonstrate the ability to fulfil the duties of the post.

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Ability to work sensitively with parents/carers.
  • Commitment to the provision of a safe, happy, positive and stimulating learning environment.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Calm and positive attitude.
  • Willingness to be flexible.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Schedule: Day shift
  • 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • Must be available for hours flexible between 8am to 6pm
  • Must have driving license as cover between Settings is needed

Experience:

  • Nursery: 1 year (preferred)

Benefits

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Job description

We are looking for a Breakfast and After School Club Play Worker to join our team

Location: Hampton Water Peterborough

Job Type: Permanent, Term-Time, Morning and Afternoon

Setting: Breakfast and After School Club

The setting ensures that the care, play, and learning environment is exceptional.

Working as a Breakfast and After School Club Play Worker, you must be willing to go above and beyond for the children, ensuring that you create a safe and enriching home-from-home environment filled with opportunities to develop and learn, enabling the children to be safe, happy, and independent.

In return, you will be rewarded with a career defining opportunity to impact on an ambitious and growing organisation that is committed to staff retention, development, and equality.

Apply today!

Salary and Benefits

  • A flexible working pattern, providing you with an optimal work-life balance.
  • Genuine investment in your career with the opportunity to be promoted to a breakfast and after School Club Leader
  • A passionate team to support you in your work

Requirements

  • Recent experience working with children or a passion for working with children.
  • Level 2 or 3 in Childcare

Hours

  • 07:30-9:00 then 3:00-6:00 Monday to Friday

Busy Bunnies is committed to equal opportunities in employment in all its positions

Subject to an Enhanced DBS and relevant employment checks

Exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974 and therefore you are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (preferred)

Job description

The Nursery Deputy Manager will be expected to provide high quality, flexible childcare for families from the local communities.

Deputy Manager - 35 hours per week, term time only. PE1 3HA

Must hold at least level 3 and have previous supervisory experience

The Nursery Deputy Manager will support the manager to oversee the operation of the nursery to the highest standards, ensuring that the best possible environment and care are provided for young children.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Manager, Area Manager and director

Main Responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the Nursery.
  • To be responsible at all times for high standards of care and education of children between 2-5 Years in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • To ensure the EYFS is promoted and delivered within the setting and the principles adhered to.
  • To support the manager in achieving the best outcomes for all children who attend the nursery.
  • To be responsible for admissions in line with the admissions policy .

Main Responsibilities in the managers absence:

  • To be responsible for and to oversee the day-to-day management, staffing, organisation and smooth running of the Nursery.
  • To develop the ethos of For under Fives and to create a welcoming and family friendly environment.
  • To be accountable and responsible for day to day financial systems directly relating to the Nursery provision.
  • To keep a register and up to date records of all children using the Nursery provision and to give regular feedback to parents about their child’s development and progress.
  • The Deputy Manager will be responsible for management, supervision of the all staff in the manager’s absence and will ensure these are kept up to date.
  • The Deputy Manager will identify staff training needs and facilitate training opportunities with the support and recommendation of the manager
  • The Deputy Manager will have a key role in planning and monitoring of the nursery and implementing essential policies and procedures. This will require creative thought together with an informed understanding of statutory requirements and best practice for childcare.
  • The Deputy Manager must work to Nursery policies to ensure Children are kept Safe have Equal Opportunities and that Data Protection and Confidentiality is robust.
  • The Deputy Manager will need to understand and implement for early years foundation stage, policies and procedures (for example for Health and Safety) in relation to staff, buildings and resources
  • The Deputy Manager will be expected to build good working relationships at every level. Working in partnership with parents and families is highly valued and the Deputy Manager must be approachable, friendly and able to communicate effectively at all times.
  • At all times the Deputy Manager will be expected to respect the confidentiality of sensitive family information (subject to child protection policies and procedures).
  • The Deputy Manager will work closely with the Manager and other members of the management team. The role requires the confidence to make day to day decisions thoughtfully and with a high degree of sensitivity to the needs of children and families.
  • The Deputy Manager will be expected to make recommendations and proposals about service developments and changes.

Resources

  • The Deputy Manager will have day to day responsibility in the manager’s absence for the planning in the Nursery (and not just the base room) and for the use of other resources. Also for ensuring that the Nursery provision is clean, safe and welcoming for families and staff..
  • The Nursery Manager will be a key holder for the Nursery and an emergency contact.
  • The Deputy Manager will need to demonstrate effective time and resource management to meet the planned needs of children and families and any anticipated demands that might be reasonably foreseen.
  • The Deputy Manager will need to be attentive to a planned timetable whilst retaining the flexibility to be accessible and available to parents and staff.
  • The Deputy Manager will need to make judgements about the delegation of tasks and responsibilities to the other staff in the Nursery.
  • The Deputy Manager is mainly room based but will be expected carry out office duties when required as well as attending meetings & training in other places.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge, understanding and practical experience of Care for young children
  • Knowledge and practical understanding of child development and parenting
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation and regulations relating to day care for young children and the inspections process for approval of day care settings
  • Knowledge and ability to create and implement policies and procedures consistent with legislation, regulations and local requirements
  • Able to work independently and to manage own time efficiently
  • Experience of managing, supervision and appraisal of staff
  • Ability to develop an effective team
  • Ability to be a key person providing a service to both the child and their family
  • Warm and caring personality – friendly and approachable to families
  • Ability to create and implement basic systems for child records and financial records
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels
  • Commitment to the principle that families ‘know best’ about their own needs
  • Commitment to equal opportunities for all children and families

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not restrictive and the post holder may be required to undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time. Any such duties should not, however, substantially change the general character of the post.

The post holder must carry out his/her duties with full regard to the setting’s Health and Safety procedures.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and does require a criminal records check. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.

Term time only

  • The setting is open 8am-3.30pm Monday-Friday. However, we would like the candidate to be flexible as cover may occasionally be needed at our sister settings.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Childcare
  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Our outstanding pre-school is looking for an enthusiastic Holiday Club Activity Leader

Work Dates: School holidays, including Half Term and Summer Holidays

Operational hours

  • 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Exclusive training and team rewards
  • Staff pension
  • Ongoing professional development, training and promotional opportunities
  • Organised team building social events

Nursery Practitioner Level 2 or 3 required

For more Information contact us

Belsize Community Centre

Celta road

Peterborough

PE2 9JA

Tel: 01733 891378

mailto:belsizedaynursery@hotmail.com

Level 3 Practitioner required for a small homely nursery.

We are looking for a skilled and creative Practitioner to work in our Pre school room.

This position is full time, we close a week at Christmas and bank holidays.

We offer over the minimum wage.

Please contact via phone : 01733 330305

Email : riseandshinedaynursery36@gmail.com

We are recruiting for a nursery practitioner to join our team at our nursery.

Our new member of the team will be someone who:

  • Can work within a team
  • Has the passion to work with children and help them to grow and develop
  • Can deliver high standards of care to all of our children
  • Is a positive role model for colleagues and children
  • Has an understating of the EYFS and development matters
  • Can form positive relationships with colleagues, children and parents
  • Has experience working within a nursery/preschool environment

If you feel like the above describes you, please get in touch to discuss this exciting opportunity.

Company benefits-

  • Free parking,
  • Continuous development opportunities,
  • Staff hot lunches,
  • Access to a staff wellbeing programme,
  • extra staff holidays.

All year round, full time position, shift options to be discussed.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Chelsea Richardson

Tel: 01733 569700

mailto:Chelsea-zigzagdaynursery.manager@hotmail.com

Closing date TBC

Come & progress your career in one of our unique settings, theta cares about every team member Early Years Career.

We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Manager, Room Leader & Level2/3 Practitioners for teh PE1 & PE2 areas.

You will benefit from:

  • £300 Joining Bonus
  • Above the minimum wage pay
  • Recognition Awards
  • Service Awards  
  • Pension
  • Career Development

Apply Today

  • Jobs@starsdaynurseries.co.uk
  • www.starsdaynurseries.co.uk

We are recruiting for passionate and dedicated full time or part time qualified Level 2 or 3 Early Years Practitioners

A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and have excellent knowledge the EYFS.

Children are at the heart of our approach in everything that we do and aspire to. One of our ethos statements is “We have the courage to put children before anything else”, As a practitioner you will be supported in helping children to gain confidence and encourage curiosity and prepare them for a life and love of learning.

Key Responsibilities

  • To work in partnership with parents and carers
  • Assist in ensuring the nursery provides a safe, happy and stimulating environment for individual children and enables them to meet their full potential.
  • To observe, plan and evaluate appropriately for children’s development.
  • Maintain children’s records.
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • You must hold a minimum Level 2 childcare qualification
  • Have a desire to work with an organisation that respects individuality and creativity
  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of EYFS
  • Experience and passion for Early Years

What we can offer you

  • Working hours 30-40 per week
  • 4 weeks paid holiday a year plus all bank holidays off
  • Flexible shifts
  • Weekly pay at a rate of £10-£10.50
  • Small friendly run nursery

If you would like to join our team, please get in touch

 Job description - Apprenticeship

Are you Imaginative and see the magic in the small things? Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference in their lives? If so, then please read about the fantastic opportunity for an aspiring nursery nurse to join our team at Bee bright and enter the world of early years education.

We offer an outstanding safe and relaxing environment in which we can nurture and care for children and their families

We are looking for someone who …

  • Holds a passion for education and educating our children
  • Believes in shaping a future for not only the children but themselves
  • Is articulate & friendly
  • Is caring and compassionate.
  • Works well within a small team.
  • Able to commit to the full apprenticeship programme and being reliable.
  • Holds a passion for learning about Childcare.

What will you be doing?

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification as part of an apprenticeship which is achieved within the given timescale
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the qualification with the qualification provider and with the nursery setting too.
  • To undertake induction training in the nursery.
  • To keep the manager informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain children’s development records.
  • To develop a sound understanding of Safeguarding Policies
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery

What we can offer YOU!

  • A competitive training salary £5.50 - £7.50 per hour
  • Ongoing personal and professional development
  • 4 weeks paid holiday per year
  • A friendly place to work
  • The support an experienced team and Nursery Manager

If you are excited to work towards an early year’s qualification, then please get in touch.

Do you want to work for a dynamic supportive team ?? with in a new setting

Then this is the job for you

Busy Bunnies Nursery is a fast growing small nursery chain in Peterborough we are seeking a dynamic, fun, outgoing professional to join our team

Busy Bunnies Nursery has a variety of roles available

Werrington Setting (NEW)

Manager 35 hours per week

Deputy Manager 35 hours per week

Nursery practitioner x2 hours felxiable

Hampton Water Setting (NEW)

Manager 37 hours per week

Deputy Manager 37 Hours per week

Nursery Practitioner x 2 37 hours per week

New England

Nursery Manager 37 hours per week term time only

Braybrook

Nursery Practitioner 37 hours per week All year round

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, motivated nursery practitioner to work in our rural setting for 30 hours a week.

The person must be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in a relevant childcare qualification.

They must have a sound knowledge of Safeguarding Children and be able to work as part of a team, and equally be happy working by themselves.

This position is subject to DBS clearance, and references.

Apply in the first instance by email, with your CV attached.

mailto:firststeps@firststepsdaynursery.co.uk

Firststepsdaynursery

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, motivated nursery practitioner/assistant to work in our rural setting close to Peterborough, Stamford and The Deepings. This vacancy is as part of our Support Team, with hours working between 7.30am to 6.00pm.

The person would ideally hold an NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in a relevant childcare qualification.

They must have a sound knowledge of Safeguarding Children and be able to work as part of a team, and equally be happy working by themselves.

This position is subject to DBS clearance, and references.

Apply in the first instance by email, with your CV attached.

mailto:firststeps@firststepsdaynursery.co.uk

Firststepsdaynursery

Toddlers Inn Day Nursery is a Private Day Nursery located in Eye, near Peterborough

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, Level 2 or 3 experienced practitioner who has a passion for developing her understanding of how to support children’s learning through a play based Early Years curriculum

The candidate should have a good level of secondary education, and be willing to work and communicate effectively with a team of nursery nurses. The successful candidate will also work towards becoming a key person, with responsibility for communicating with parents, completing individual planning for each child’s next steps, full training will be provided and a good mentoring system.

The position is for 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), and the receipt of 2 satisfactory reference.

For more information please call Jo Darmanin (Owner) or Kerry Huster (Manager) on 01733 223990.

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Responsible to: Company Director/ Senior Nursery Managers/ Setting Nursery Managers / Nursery Room Supervisor

Responsible for: None

Purpose of Job:

  • To work as part of the team under the direction of the Nursery Managers and Nursery Room Supervisor. To provide safe, high quality education and care for young children.

Main Duties:

  • 1 Develop your role within the team, especially your role as a key worker, by following specified Child Care Tasks, such as prepare and complete activities that match the child’s stage of development, make sure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing, wash and change children as required, provide comfort and warmth to an unhappy or sick child.
  • 2. Contribute to a programme of age-appropriate activities designed to stimulate the children you are working with.
  • 3. Keep an accurate record of achievement file on your key children.
  • 4. Be a pro-active team member, offering appropriate support to your colleagues.
  • 5. Liaise with and support parents and other family members.
  • 6. Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents’ evenings, summer fayre, Christmas party, etc.
  • 7. Be flexible within working practices of the Nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleaning equipment etc
  • .8. Work with the Manager and her team to ensure that the Nursery’s philosophy is reflected.
  • 9. Follow the Policy and Procedure for recording accidents/ incidents using the appropriate formats.
  • 10. Look at the Nursery as a ‘whole’, where your help is most needed and how you can most effectively meet the needs of the children in your care.
  • 11. Respect the confidentiality of information received.
  • 12. Help to make sure that the environment meets the needs of Nursery children, reflecting their cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
  • 13. Be aware of the high profile of the Nursery and to uphold its standards at all times.
  • 14. Adhere and follow to Policies and Procedures.
  • 15. Have one of the following Designated Roles: First Aid Coordinator and Fire Warden

NB. This post is exempt from the rehabilitation Act 1974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders, which have been made against them.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Essential Criteria: Willingness to learn Willingness to attend Diploma in Childcare Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of working with young children.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Commitment to young children and families
  • Friendly, flexible approach
  • Good mental and physical health

Desirable Criterion

  • Diploma in Childcare or NVQ Level 3 or working towards

Starting Salary: Hourly rate depending on age and experience.

For more information contact the Head office:

Tel:01945 589867. 

Working in childcare

The Families Information Service can provide initial information about childcare careers and may be able to put you in touch with local teams who will be able to provide additional guidance, training and support.

Call the Families Information Service on 01733 864446 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Becoming a childminder

Peterborough City Council offers an Introductory Course for those wishing to become a registered child-minder. This introductory training provides childminders with the knowledge and skills they will require to begin their career as a childminder. It will help them understand and implement the legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which is the mandatory framework for all early years providers.

You will be invited to attend an initial Briefing Session which sets out the legal requirements to childminding, the Ofsted Registration Process, course content, and the expectation to help you make an informed decision on if childminding is the right career for you.

Those wishing to continue to register as a childminder with Ofsted will then be required to attend an Introductory course which provides an understanding of all aspects of the EYFS, Observation and Assessment Skills, Child Protection and Paediatric First Aid.

Prospective and newly registered childminders will receive on-going support from our team of Early Childhood Specialists during the registration process and once registered with Ofsted.

For more information please contact Catrina Storey: 07920160228 or catrina.storey@peterborough.gov.uk.

Further information about becoming a childminder or nanny is available on GOV.UK and at the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) website.

Opening day care settings in Peterborough

Anyone thinking of opening or working in day care can find out more from the National Day Nursery Association.

For more information please contact the Early Years & Quality Improvement Team 01733 863953.