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Job Vacancy - Playgroup

Foundry Lane Community Playgroup

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We are recruiting for a full-time Lead Practitioner for 37 hours per week, term time only.  The job will commence as soon as possible.  This role will include becoming a key worker to a small group of children and playing a vital part in their learning journey.  You should be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in childcare or equivalent with a genuine commitment to providing a high quality service to our families.  The Deputy will work closely with the Playgroup Manager and will lead the group in her absence.  The role does require an enhanced DBS check.


RATE:  depending on experience


Person Specification

  • CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Pre-school Practice, NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check which confirms suitability to work with children
  • Previous experience of working with young children and managing an early years setting
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of adults to deliver high standards and results
  • Sound understanding of child development and children’s needs
  • Ability to work with parents and encourage their involvement
  • Ability to plan and implement a playgroup curriculum, taking into account the SEND Code of Practice
  • Commitment to young children and families
  • Friendly, flexible approach
  • Health clearance for the role
  • Demonstrate professionalism in approach to managing all issues
  • Good customer awareness
  • Understanding of the role of SENCO


Further details can be found on our Job Vacancies page