* Vacancy for Key Worker at Cottontails *

Cottontails Pre-school & Forest School is looking to expand its team and has a vacancy for an experienced early years practitioner. We’re looking to fill a Key Worker position to start as soon as possible. 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 preferred. The contracts are fixed term until mid-July 2017 in the first instance. Job shares will be considered.

If you would like further details on the role, or would like to come and visit us, please visit our website, or phone/email our manager, 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. Cottontails is a registered charity (Charity Commission number 292130).

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* Advanced Apprenticeship Opportunity at Cottontails *

We are looking for an apprentice to join our hard-working and dedicated team.   At Cottontails you will work as part of the pre-school team under the direction of the manager to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children. You will ensure that a stimulating and enjoyable environment is maintained and after training will work as a key worker to a small group of children. You must be friendly, caring and have a flexible approach to your work and be able to work on your own initiative and as part of our team.

Cottontails is a friendly, vibrant village pre-school offering term-time only care. Rated good by Ofsted, we are a forest school with regular outdoor sessions. Are you caring, passionate, hard-working and enthusiastic? Then we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: 15 Jan 2017

Apply Here: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-39061

 

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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