Our current vacancies 

February 2019:

Deputy Manager Leader Position 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Deputy Manager/Play leader to join a busy and long-established playgroup in Uley near Dursley, caring for children aged from two to four years. 


The position is for 29 hours per week including setting-up and packing away as follows: 

8.00 – 1.45 Mondays 

8.00 – 3.45 Wednesdays 

8.00 – 3.45 Thursdays 

8.00 – 3.45 Fridays 


(we follow the Gloucestershire schools’ calendar and currently adhere to the inset days of Uley CEVC Primary School) 


Applicants must hold a minimum of a Level 3 in Early Years Childcare Development and Education or equivalent plus: 


* have at least 2 years’ experience of working with children aged between 2-5, demonstrating a competent delivery of the EYFS including the support of key children and the ability to work as part of a team; 

* hold a current Paediatric First Aid (12 hours or Level 3 equivalent); 

* hold current Safeguarding qualifications (awarded by the Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children’s Board or equivalent organisation linked to childcare) including British Values, Prevent Duty, FGM, etc.; 

* a Level 2 qualification in Food Hygiene and experience of using online Learning Journey software would be an advantage. 


In return we can offer applicants an opportunity to support the learning and development of young children through an exciting and varied curriculum including walks around the village, close links with the local school and access to a community orchard where we have our own allotment plus opportunities for continuing professional development. 


Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS clearance and satisfactory references. 


Closing date: Friday 8th March 2019 


Please email your application with a current C.V. and two references to our Manager, Mrs Nicola Wood, at: manager@uleyplaygroup.co.uk Website: www.uleyplaygroup.co.uk













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