Childcare Room Leader

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Date Posted: Jan 23, 2018 Closing Date: Feb 22, 2018
Job Status: Live Last Updated: Jan 23, 2018
Location: Herefordshire Salary/Rate: Not Specified

Job description

Job Description

POST: Childcare Room Leader

SALARY: £8.50 PH


Monday (12-5) Tuesday 8:45-5:30 Wed 8:45 - 5:30

RESPONSIBLE TO: Project Management/CEO

The childcare team leader will work within the charity to support children aged 1-14 with disabilities or additional needs all year round that is a lottery funded project until May 2018.

To work as part of a team setting up and leading our community support centre floor while caring for groups children whose parents/carers need a short break or the child is home schooled and needs support, play session or Stay & Play sessions, in line with OFSTED requirements.

Demonstrate warmth and respect for children and encourage their interests by giving them opportunities to develop through social, physical and educational play.

 To implement a daily routine in the room.

 To work together as a team supporting each other for the benefit of the children.

 Liaise with Parent’s and Carer’s sharing information about their child’s development.


Essential Criteria Qualifications and Experience

NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education and First Aid in Paedatrics

 2 years experience in a childcare facility

 Experience of working with children with special needs or complex health needs

 Experience of staff management Knowledge and Understanding

 Knowledge of child development

 Knowledge of child protection issues and procedures

 An understanding of the importance of play and the importance of parental involvement Abilities  Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, Able to plan each week for sessions

 Excellent interpersonal skills

 The post holder must be friendly, caring, helpful and flexible.

 Must also possess good listening skills, have patience, understanding and a non-judgmental attitude.

 Planning Sessions to the Early Years Common Inspection Framework, Display boards & activity planning

  • Able to work under pressure
  • Passionate about working for a charity & the needs of the children
  • Working with the community & supporting the whole family that access the support centre

The post also supports children on trips and outings & Family sessions based on weekends

The successful applicant would need to attend an interview and provide a presentation around children with disabilities

Please contact Kim on ***** *** *** for application or send CV - To arrange a visit to see the centre please contact

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £8.50 /hour

Job Type: Part-time

Job Location:

  • Malvern, Worcestershire

Required education:

  • Diploma

Required experience:

  • childcare facility: 2 years