Vacancy for 1.1 Early Years Key Worker

Cottontails Pre-school & Forest School has a vacancy for an experienced early years practitioner to start as soon as possible in a part time 1 to 1 role.

Cottontails is a friendly, vibrant village pre-school in Girton, Cambridge with a lovely staff team offering term-time only care for children from 2 years to pre-school age. Rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in January 2015, we are forest school accredited and run regular outdoor sessions.

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated and caring, with a good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, we would love to hear from you. Previous experience of being a key person would be an advantage and a full and relevant qualification in childcare to a minimum of level 2 is desirable. The contracts are fixed term until mid-July 2018 in the first instance.

If you would like further details on the role, or would like to come and visit us, please visit our website or phone our manager, Emma, on 07935 224607.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and enhanced DBS clearance will be required. Cottontails is a registered charity (Charity Commission number 292130).

Vacancy for Early Years Pre-School Assistant

Cottontails Pre-school & Forest School has a vacancy for an experienced early years practitioner to start as soon as possible in a part time role. Cottontails is a friendly, vibrant village pre-school in Girton, Cambridge with a lovely staff team offering term-time only care for children from 2 years to pre-school age. Rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in January 2015, we are forest school accredited and run regular outdoor sessions.

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated and caring, with a good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage, we would love to hear from you. Previous experience of being a Pre-School Assistant would be an advantage and a full and relevant qualification in childcare to a minimum of level 2 is desirable. The contracts are fixed term until mid-July 2018 in the first instance.

If you would like further details on the role, or would like to come and visit us, please visit our website or phone our manager, Emma, on 07935 224607.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and enhanced DBS clearance will be required. Cottontails is a registered charity (Charity Commission number 292130).

Current vacancies

We currently have the following early years vacancies at Cottontails Pre-school – click on the job title for more information.  If you would like to come and visit us, or wish to chat to us about your application, please phone our manager, Emma, on 07935 224607 or email emma@cottontailspreschool.org  We look forward to hearing from you.

Bank staff to provide cover for staff absences, sometimes at short notice

Vacancies for Early Years Bank Staff

We are seeking relief pre-school assistants to help cover staff absences as and when required, sometimes at short notice. If you are enthusiastic, caring and flexible, and have experience of working with children, we would love to hear from you. Rate of pay is up to £7.47 an hour, depending on qualifications, plus 12% holiday pay.

For further information please call or email our Pre-school leader, Emma, on 07935 224607 or emma@cottontailspreschool.org

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and enhanced DBS clearance will be required. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

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