Job Vacancy


We are looking to recruit a part-time Pre-school Assistant to join our dedicated, enthusiastic and friendly team from April 2016.

The role will entail working as a key person for a group of children. Therefore, proven and relevant experience of working with children under 5 is essential with a Level 3 qualification in childcare.   You will have a genuine passion for the Early Years and experience of observation and assessment to meet the developmental needs of children to promote individual learning.  Effective verbal and written communication skills are fundamental, along with the ability to be an adaptable team member and demonstrate a commitment to equality of opportunity.   Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene certificates 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.  We encourage staff to continually review their skills and knowledge base, therefore, we are looking for a candidate who is aspiring to develop their qualifications and professional development.

For further information or an application form please contact: Pip Long on 01728 861769
or by email at:

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th February 2016 at 4.00pm

Week beginning 1st February 2016

This week we are learning all about Jane and her family.

In the water this week we can ‘squash’ and ‘squeeze’ sponges, basters and squirty bottles to fill different types of containers.  In the sand there is a ‘sand machine’, there are pipes, funnels, tubes and containers which can be filled and emptied and joined together.

The activities this week will include: Old MacDonalds Farm P.E., imaginative play with the castle, shaving foam, shape treasure hunt, using the laptop, salt writing, cooking in the mud kitchen, story sack, sensory activity (bubbles/torches) and using the trim trail.