Debenham Roundabout is an Ofsted outstanding preschool that cares for children aged 2 – 5 years.  We are looking to recruit a pre-school Leader, starting in October 2018 to join our dedicated, enthusiastic and friendly team.

The role will entail working with the Committee and team of staff to provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the Pre-school and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. We are seeking someone who is organised, can meet deadlines, has excellent communication skills and who can work using their own initiative. 

Your main duties will include:

Managing the group and undertaking all the necessary duties of a Leader.
Providing inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the group. Maintaining a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.
Managing and overseeing the planning, delivery and monitoring of the EYFS curriculum in accordance with the children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs.
Reflecting on current practice and ensuring the provision of education and childcare is meeting the agreed quality standards. 

You will have:

A relevant qualification Level 3 or above or equivalent 
At least one year’s post-qualification experience
Excellent communication skills together with a friendly and flexible approach. 
Commitment to young children and families.
A genuine passion for children and be committed to their education.
Experience of observation and assessment of the developmental needs of children
Together with basic First Aid, a Food Hygiene
Certificate and Safeguarding would be desirable.

We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting childrens welfare.  DBS checks are carried out for all our staff and volunteers and we will require two references. 

For further information or an application form, please contact: Sarah Phaup on 07818 400394
or by email at:

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st August 2018.

Committee Treasure

Debenham Roundabout Pre-school are seeking a new member to the committee to take on the role of treasurer. We are a committee led pre-school and a registered charity.

The role of treasurer includes counting money, paying invoices, collecting fees, banking funds and even counting ducks! All of the committee are very willing to support and guide a new treasurer. We meet approximately once a half term.

The Preschool is a fantastic resource for the village and locality BUT, as a charity, it only remains open if we have a committee of volunteers to run it.

If there is anyone with a desire to be part of the committee. Please enquire further and get in touch with Sarah Phaup via the pre-school (contact details below) or 01728 861769