We are looking for enthusiastic and caring applicants who are looking to start a career in childcare. This role would involve becoming part of a strong working team, learning how to use curricular guidelines to plan activities that support child development at all stages, working alongside the parents and families in the setting and providing warm and nurturing care for children from 3 months to 5 years (at our Brenchley, Pembury and Otford site’s) and children 2-5 (at our Speldhurst site)
Brenchley and Pembury sites are open from 7:00am-7.00pm Monday to Friday and the successful candidate will be contracted to a 40 hour work week split over 4 days. There are generous holiday days included in the role and over the festive period we are closed between Christmas and New Year.
Our Otford and Speldhurst sites are open from 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday term time only.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Caring for children
- Provide play activities
- Working with parents and families
- Customer service skills
- Team work (good communication needed)
- Using own initiative
- Health and safety routines
- Small amount of housekeeping duties
Qualifications and Skills
No previous experience required as training and mentoring will be provided – we only ask that applicants have a genuine interest in working in early years.
We operate an Equal Opportunities Policy and all applications will be treated in strict confidence. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.
Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. Please be advised that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is therefore not contrary to the Act to reveal any information you have in relation to the candidate concerning spent convictions.
Expected start date:
Full-time, and Part time, Contract, Apprenticeship
Up to £10,000.00 per year
Fully COVID compliancy and PPE available
Please email with a CV and covering letter which details your interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org