Pre-School Practitioner (term-time) | Reigate

Job purpose: We are looking for someone with a passion for working with preschool-aged children and is driven to ensure that children reach their full potential and will understand the importance of early years education. The Pre-School Practitioner will deliver the highest quality of care and curriculum in line with Ofsted guidelines. You will inspire by delivering an exciting, child-led, play-based curriculum. You will also be expected to assist the Pre-School Manager in identifying areas of development and work in cooperation with a view to creating an outstanding Pre-School.

Hours of work: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08:30 to 15:00 term-time (half-hour unpaid break each day)

Location: YMCA Sovereign Pre-school, Reigate

Salary / pay rate: £9.43 per hour (Level 3 qualified)

Annual leave: Four weeks (pro-rata) plus bank holidays to be taken during school holidays when your attendance at work is not required. Holidays increase after two years service to a maximum of five weeks pro-rata after six years service. The holiday year runs from 1 April to 31 March each year.

Benefits: The post holder will be entitled to free use of the YMCA East Surrey fitness centre in Redhill and half-price YMCA childcare for dependents. There is free parking available at the YMCA Sovereign Centre. YMCA East Surrey also operates a Bike to Work Scheme. There is a YMCA East Surrey pension scheme - details available on request.

Closing date & interviews: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and interviews scheduled when required.


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