May 26, 2021
Job Type
According to experience
Contact Name
Amanda Morris
Telephone Number
School Name
Great Witley Preschool
Great Witley Village Hall,
School Borough


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior practitioner or a third in charge/room leader who is looking to take a step up into management to join our outstanding rural setting in the lovely village of Great Witley.

You will support the manager to provide outstanding childcare and education for children aged 2 – 4 years, ensuring that social, emotional and mental health and intellectual needs are met so that each child reaches his or her full potential.

This is a term time only position. Hours to be worked presently are between 7.30 – 3.45. Please note we are a pack away setting operating in a village hall, open 4 days a week.


Support the manager in the daily running and administration of the setting to provide outstanding childcare and education. To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, health & safety risk assessments including daily checklists.

You will have excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum, Safeguarding and children’s development. Experience of working with SEN would be desirable.

You will be able to build up relationships with staff, other professionals, parents and children.

You can support and promote equality and diversity throughout.

You will have excellent verbal and communication skills so you can communicate effectively both internally and externally. Be able to write reports and keep clear and accurate records.

You will possess excellent organisational skills

You will supervise planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child’s individual development in a stimulating atmosphere

You will act as a key person to a group of children

Ensure that Staff adhere to and understand all setting policy and procedures

Maintain staff ratios

Continue to review practice and reflect and develop in a managed format

Communicating with the manager on the progress and outcomes of the children

Be able to lead and promote outstanding practice

Be approachable, confident and caring with a passion for working with children

Be able to work as part of a team

Be able to work on own initiative and be able to identify priorities and meet outcomes

Be reliable, enthusiastic and flexible

Be able to perform under stress

Possess a good sense of humour

Promote a safe, caring and stimulating environment

Empower the staff to deliver rich learning opportunities for all children through unique and exciting environments.

Assist with the recruitment and induction of new staff members and ongoing supervision

Assist in the support, training and appraising of staff

Monitor training and developing team work

Assist in the organisation of Staff meetings

Assist the manager to ensure occupancy targets are hit and maintained at all times

Undertake other duties as may be requested from time to time by the manager


Preferred Qualifications:

Level 3 Early Years or higher with a minimum of 2 years experience. You will have leadership and management experience and be an inspirational team leader who can lead and motivate our team

Current Paediatric First Aid

Food Hygiene

An interest in outdoor learning with possible Forest School Qualification

At Great Witley Pre School we take pride in supporting our children and staff to reach their full potential in a happy, secure and caring environment. Staff are encouraged and supported in furthering their professional development. You will share our ethos for child led learning, with our increasing range of open ended resources, in the moment planning and with a passion for outdoor learning.

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years References

Great Witley Pre School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check . We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

SALARY – dependent upon experience

CLOSING DATE – 30th June 2021

INTERVIEWS to be held w/c 5th July 2021

How to apply:

For further information and application details please contact Mandy Morris, Manager.

Tel: 07581881241

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