Early Years Play Worker

Annual Salary: Band B (£15,246 to £17,072 pro rata)

Contract: Casual

Hours: Zero hours – Opportunities to work between 9.00am and 3.00pm

 Weeks per Year: Variable – term time only

  Start Date: As soon as possible


Woodies Childcare is a welcoming, child-centred setting, which is currently in a period of growth. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated and caring Early Years Practitioner to join our friendly and supportive team to care for our growing number of 2-4 year old children. This opportunity would suit a parent or carer of a school-aged child as hours are during the school day!

This role involves developing and delivering high-quality inclusive learning opportunities for children between the ages of 2 and 4 years. You will support the provision by planning and delivering activities in an exciting, nurturing environment. Building effective relationships with parents and carers is essential. For the right candidate, there may also be opportunities to work within the school EYFS phase on an ad hoc basis.

This position would suit a newly-qualified or experienced practitioner who is creative and keen to learn.

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is essential for this role.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

Visits to our school, including Woodies Childcare, are warmly welcomed.

Please apply directly to the school by letter of application and application form. The job description, person specification and application form can be found below:

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

The closing date is: Monday 15th October 2018 – 12 noon

Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th October 2018

Only successful candidates will be contacted.