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PRE-SCHOOL PRACTITIONER

Witchford Rackham Pre-School is a committee run organisation offering sessional provision for children term-time only.

The Pre-School was rated as ‘Outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted report (November 2016) with the quality of teaching described as ‘inspirational’. The Pre-School is open Monday to Friday term time only to children aged 2 ½ years until they reach school age.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, caring and self-motivated person to join our small friendly team starting in October 2021.  The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Early Childhood Studies (or equivalent).  However, we are happy to consider unqualified applications from the right person.

We would also look for candidates with 12 hour paediatric first aid training, basic child protection and food hygiene.   These qualifications will be provided and updated if out of date.

As the successful qualified candidate will be a key person for a group of children, knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) is essential.

This role is part time, for a minimum of 7 sessional hours per week 08:30am – 12:30 including lunch club cover (plus meetings and key working).  There is however the strong potential for sessions to increase to 17.5hrs plus lunch clubs (plus meetings and lunch clubs).

At Witchford Rackham Pre-School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and an enhanced DBS clearance will be required before appointment of position.

Please email or contact Carole Tuck, Pre-school manager for an application form and Play Leader job description.

Contact details:
Tel: 01353 666782
Email: managerwrps@gmail.com
Closing Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Interview date & time to be confirmed.

Initial interviews may be held via Zoom.

Bank/Relief Staff

Witchford Rackham Pre-School is a committee run organisation offering sessional provision for children term-time only.

The Pre-School was rated as ‘Outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted report (November 2016) with the quality of teaching described as ‘inspirational’. The Pre-School is open Monday to Friday to children aged 2 ½ years until they reach school age.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible person to join our bank/relief staff covering sessions as needed on a zero hours contract.  Applicants will be required to work sessions to cover staff absences, sometimes on short notice.

The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Early Childhood Studies (or equivalent).

We would also look for candidates with 12 hour paediatric first aid training, basic child protection and food hygiene.

At Witchford Rackham Pre-School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and an enhanced DBS clearance will be required before appointment of position.

Please email or contact Carole Tuck, Pre-school manager for an application form and job description.

Contact details:

Tel: 01353 666782
Email: managerwrps@gmail.com

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interview date & time to be confirmed.

To meet current social distancing guidelines, initial interviews will be held via Zoom.

Happy parents

Preschool provides an excellent warm and caring environment

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Happy parent

Loving the changes. Pre-School is awesome. Thanks!

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Happy parent

My child really enjoys Pre-School and is more interested in asking questions about their wold than in previous settings

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Happy parent

Seems structured, organised and definitely with the childrens development at the centre

5

Happy parent

Observations – we get a real insight into what he achieves

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Happy parent

I think you provide an excellent, warm and caring environment

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Happy parent

The Pre-School is awesome, thanks!

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