Deputy Room Leader


Pay £18,021 a year
Location Blinco Grove, Cambridge CB1 7TX
Hours 38 hours per week
Deadline 18th December
Interviews TBC


Job role


YMCA Trinity Group has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Childcare Deputy Room Leader. 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 supporting the Room Leader in being responsible for the day to day running and administration of the room and 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 professional leadership as well as being able to demonstrate knowledge of the standards required by Ofsted.


You should have the following qualities:


  • Qualified with a Level 3 in Early Years or equivalent
  • Extensive working knowledge of the EYFS
  • Be motivated to provide high quality Childcare at all times
  • Strong leadership skills


Days and hours


This role is for 38 hours per week to be worked over 4 days.


Salary and benefits


In return we are offering a salary of £18,021 a year. 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


Closing date


This vacancy closes on 18 December 2019 with interviews to be arranged.


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


Contact us


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 by calling our friendly Childcare Programme Manager Amanda 01473 295258 or email:


Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (379KB, PDF)

To apply, please see our Application Guidance (116KB, Word), complete an Application Form (113KB, Word)and an Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.



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