Job Vacancy – Temporary Play Leader Assistant

Little Frogs Pre-School,Torrington

10 ¼ hours per week

Temporary in the first instance until 24 July 2019

Little Frogs Pre School requires a temporary in the first instance to cover maternity leave, a Play Leader Assistant. We are looking for a qualified individual or individuals to work  10 ¼ hours per week or job share and possibly cover staff sickness and holiday leave.

Little Frogs Pre School caters for up to 26 children aged between two and five years per session. A key aspect of this job is to help create a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment that enables the child to succeed in their learning. You will: provide the children with a safe and secure environment, operate a key person system and liaise with parents/carers, and senior staff, plan, organise and implement a programme of activities to meet the needs of this age group and work as part of a highly motivated and professional team. You may be required to work on a one to one basis with children who have additional needs. The successful applicant will need to hold a recognised, full and relevant early years and childcare qualification at Level 2 or above (such as NVQ Level 3 in CCLD, Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, or equivalent qualification).  If you hold an Early Years Educator qualification you must also hold GCSE in English and Maths at grade C or above. You will have gained experience in an early years setting, have high regard for our confidentiality policy, have a positive attitude and work well as part of a team and work within agreed framework of the pre school and other professional bodies. In addition, you will need to be flexible and creative, with the commitment to provide first class childcare.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This Post requires a DBS check and two satisfactory references prior to commencement of employment.

An application form and pack can be downloaded from our website at or call 01805 622747. Closing date  5 September 2018