Level: Level 2 or aboveJob type:Part-Time Term-time only
We are seeking a fun and outgoing part time Play Assistant to join our busy village preschool team.
Qualifications are required; and the right candidate is expected to come with a passion for inspiring young children and an understanding of their play and learning needs.
Reporting directly to the Preschool Leader and the Preschool Chair, you will work as part of a small professional team to deliver safe, high quality education and care for children aged 2-5.
You will assist in the day to day running of the preschool, supporting the development of a stimulating and varied programme of activities, and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children.
• Willingness to learn and undertake further training. • Level 2 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, and a commitment to obtaining a level 3 qualification. • Previous experience of working with young children. • Sound knowledge of child development from birth to five years. • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures. • Good communication skills. • An understanding of play-based approaches to children’s learning and development. • A commitment to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding. • A commitment to equal opportunities. • A commitment to working effectively with young children and families. • A friendly and flexible approach at work which facilitates the development of effective relationships