Early Years Practitioner

Zoek Pin Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

£17472 - £17569.50 Per Annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 22 days ago

Early Years Practitioner - York

£17, to £17,

The Company:

Our client is a non-profit registered charity who aims to provide quality childcare for families in York and they are run by a committee of voluntary Trustees. They are offering childcare for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Their out of school offering provides a management service to several clubs across the city providing breakfast, after school, and holiday clubs for children aged 2 years - 12 years.

The Role:

They currently have an opportunity for a level 3, fun, motivated, and experienced Early Years Practitioner to join their busy team on a permanent basis. Applicants must be available to work between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm. There may be an opportunity for hours to be worked over 4 days

They are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible so if the below sounds like you, then please forward your CV

Role Responsibilities:

  • You must have the ability to make every child feel special.
  • You must have a warm, friendly nature and be able to distribute hugs as required.
  • You must enjoy playing ‘peekaboo'!
  • You must be prepared to turn a spoon into an aeroplane at meal times.
  • You must have the ability to build a great tower, just for it to be knocked down immediately.
  • You must be able to laugh uncontrollably at jokes you don't understand.
  • If a child requests that you be a fairy, a pirate or a spaceman, you must be the best fairy, pirate or spaceman that you can be!
  • The ability to sing out of tune in front of a small crowd is essential.
  • Pretending to eat playdough creations realistically is required.
  • The ability to read a story, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page is essential.
  • You must be willing to jump in muddy puddles!
  • To be committed to providing a warm, stimulating, safe and caring environment which is fully inclusive and enables each child to reach their full potential.
  • To act as a Key Person for a group of children.
  • To assist in supporting students on placement.
  • To assume responsibility for a specific area as allocated.

Experience required:

  • They are looking for a committed, self- motivated person who enjoys providing high quality childcare to children.
  • You must be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and a Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years is desirable but not essential.
  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English is desirable.


  • The starting salary is £17, rising to £17, upon successful completion of a probationary period.


  • Annual leave entitlement is on offer as well as closure over Christmas,
  • Discounted nursery childcare,
  • Fully funded training opportunities,
  • Onsite parking and
  • Membership of a healthcare scheme.

Post-holders will be required to hold a clear enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB), subscription to the DBS Update Service and employment will be subject to receipt of two satisfactory references.

If you are looking for a fun and rewarding new challenge, then forward your CV as soon as possible.

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