Pre-school class deputy

St Mary's Playschool, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC0-6 Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £11.76 p/h
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: On a rolling basis  

Job Description

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St Mary's playschool - Great Baddow

A friendly village playschool set within the heart of Great Baddow

Term time only

8.45 - 12.30 Monday - Friday

In addition 2- 4 afternoons until 4pm (depending on numbers)

Flexibility is essential

Personal requirements:

· Level 3 in Early Years minimum

· Relevant first aid certificate preferred

· Enhanced DBS

· Minimum two years relevant early years experience

· In-depth knowledge of the EYFS, statutory framework and current legislation

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Positive and friendly outlook

GCSE maths & English pass

The Position

To assist and support the supervisor in leading a group of preschool age children.

To help with the planning and ideas to enhance and motivate children's learning through a wide range of activities and equipment

Key Areas

Flexibility to work in either group with children from 2-4 years

To encourage children's learning through play

To promote teamwork and unity with all staff across the setting

To assist with activities that will help children to move towards their developmental milestones

To be able to cover the Supervisors responsibilities when sickness/ leave provides the need
Job Type: Part-time

Part-time hours: min 18.75 - 30.00 max p/w
Salary: £11.76 per hour
Schedule: Monday to Friday - Term time only


GCSE or equivalent (required)


Early childhood education: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 15/10/2023

Expected start date: 30/10/2023

Information about the School

Established in 1968, our playschool is within the church centre, next to St Mary's Church, Great Baddow. Our historic building, which was previously Great Baddow's traditional village school includes four classrooms, an indoor playroom, a sensory room, office, kitchen and hall as well as a fully enclosed wide-reaching playground.

Our aim is to provide the best possible quality care and education in a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment.

Our opening times are: Morning sessions - Monday - Friday 9.00 - 12.00 Lunch Club - Monday - Thursday 12.00 - 1.00 Afternoons - Monday - Thursday 1.00 - 3.30

Term time only

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Mandy Wanless
Church Centre
The Chase
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 7JU
Telephone: 01245 471683

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