Early Years Educator

 

Pay £16,754
Location Blinco Grove, Cambridge CB1 7TX
Hours 36 hours per week
Deadline 23rd October
Interviews 31st October

 

ABOUT US

YMCA Trinity Group offer services and support to young lives and their families across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and into Northamptonshire.

 

We are proud of our YMCA Childcare Programme, operating 5 Childcare settings across Suffolk and now Cambridgeshire. Our sites are located in Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket and Grundisburgh near Woodbridge.

 

In January 2020 we are excited to be opening a brand NEW Childcare setting in Blinco Grove, Cambridge. Interested in joining our growing team, then read on and find out more.

 

Job Role

YMCA Trinity Group has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Early Years Educator. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of our brand new childcare setting in Cambridge, opening January 2020. The role will involve assisting the childcare team with the day to running of the room, providing a caring, safe, stimulating environment in order for children to grow and meet their full potential, whilst ensuring high quality inclusive childcare is continually provided. The successful candidate will be skilled, imaginative, have vision, drive and the ability to motivate. They will be flexible, approachable and able to demonstrate outstanding knowledge of the standards required by Ofsted.

Successful applicants will have the following qualities:

  • Qualified with a relevant Early Years Level 3 qualification, or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years post qualifying experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of the EYFS
  • A commitment and enthusiasm towards achieving positive outcomes for service users

 

This role is for 36 hours per week to be worked over 4 days (Monday to Friday) and in return we offer a salary of £16,754. Additional benefits we offer include:

 

 

  • 5 weeks holiday (Plus public holidays) Pro Rata for Part Time Staff
  • Free use of the YMCA Gym at Queen Anne House in Cambridge
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Cost Paid
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Induction Programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Continued professional development
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 

This vacancy closes on 23rd October 2019 with interviews to be arranged for 31st October 2019 and 1st November 2019

 

However please note if we find the right candidate before the advertised closing date then we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy

 

If you would like to know more about this role, then please view the job description on our website or feel free to get in touch for an informal chat.

Contact our friendly Childcare Programme Manager Amanda:

01473 295258 / Email: Amanda.Spence@ymcatrinity.org.uk

 

For more information please see the Job Description

To apply, please see our Application Guidance, complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

Please forward to recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
Bretton
Peterborough
PE3 8DX.

 

Testimonials

“I love the sense of community within the YMCA, I couldn’t imagine wanting to work anywhere else” (YMCA Childcare St. Margaret’s Road – Lowestoft)

 

“I feel supported in my role and I have been given opportunities to enhance my knowledge and learn new skills through training. I wouldn’t be able to do it without my manager showing her confidence in me” (YMCA Childcare Grundisburgh)

 

YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.