Playgroup Assistant required

Welcoming young families through friendship, play and learningPlaygroup Assistant Practitioner 

Location: Histon, Cambridgeshire

Rate: £8.21 - £8.77 an hour depending on qualifications and experience

Basis: Part time, Temporary for summer term 2019. Term time only

Eligibility: You must be eligible to work in the UK

About us

We are a small, friendly, committee-run playgroup.  We have a strong child-led, play-based approach to learning and enjoy being a part of St Andrew's Church Histon. We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and enhanced DBS clearance will be required. This role is for the summer term only.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a friendly, caring individual who shares our ethos and has a desire to work with young children to enrich their physical, emotional, social and spiritual development. You will be energetic, motivated and a team player. You will be joining our team to provide a high quality of care and education for the children in our playgroup and will receive support from the Playgroup Leader and Chair of the Committee.

Experience and personal attributes

You must have:

  • Experience caring for young children
  • An energetic approach to work
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Full sympathy with the Christian faith
  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy

In addition you might have:

  • Experience working in a childcare setting
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • An NVQ, or equivalent, in childcare level 2 or above
  • A paediatric first aid qualification

The hours of work will normally be: Monday,  Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am–1:00pm. Term time only. The starting date tbc.  

Please email to request  a Job Description and Application form.

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