Early Years Practitioner Level 3 (Key Person)
Job Title: Early Years Practitioner Level 3 (Key Person)
Based: Waterbeach Community Playgroup, Waterbeach
We are a friendly, busy community pre-school based in the heart of a growing village. We aim to meet our children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs through play-based learning.
Waterbeach Community Playgroup is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is a regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check will be required. We are an equal opportunities employer.
We are looking for an experienced Level 2 or 3 practitioner to be key person to a group of up to 10 children. As key person you will be responsible for meeting the emotional needs of each child in your care, helping them to feel safe and secure in their environment and supporting them to meet their learning and development goals. You will track children’s development and plan for their learning. You will also be the primary point of contact for your children’s parents and carers, discussing their needs and progress and providing regular updates on how they are getting on. Previous experience of working in an Early Years Setting as a Key Person and a sound working knowledge of EYFS are preferred.
The successful candidate will be hard working, team-oriented and willing to get involved. We expect our staff to be professional, flexible and committed to their role. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Terms and Conditions
Salary: £8.21 to £9.21 per hour, depending on qualification and experience
Hours: circa 18 hours per week, term time only with potential to increase.
Waterbeach Community Playgroup
The Playhouse, School Grounds
Cambridge. CB25 9JU
01223 440769 (Mon-Fri 9.00 to 3.00, answering machine out of hours)