Deputy Room Leader

Pay: £18,416 per year
Location: YMCA Childcare, Exning Road, Newmarket, CB8 0EL
Hours: 38 hours per week Mon-Fri
Deadline: 18th March
Interviews: 22nd March
Job ref: 210318



Job Role


Exciting Full Time opportunity for a Level 3 qualified Deputy Room Leader to join the Team at our Exning Road Childcare Setting, Newmarket

The role will involve supporting the Room Leader in being responsible for the day-to-day management and administration for 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 outstanding knowledge of the standards required by Ofsted.


Applicants should have the following qualities:


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

Days and hours


This role is 38 hours per week to be worked Monday – Friday. This position is all year round.

Salary and Benefits


In return, we are offering a salary of £18,416 per annum

Additional benefits we offer include:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid
  • Induction programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Regular supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date


This vacancy closes 18 March 2021 with interviews to be arranged for 22 March 2021.

Please note:

Please note we do require an application form, completed in full should you wish to be considered for a role. All applications are scored against the relevant job description. CV’s will not be considered as an application. Occasionally we fill a role sooner than expected, we reserve the right to withdraw vacancies before an advertised closing date. Early application is advised.

About us

YMCA Trinity Group strives to create a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work; we know how staff & volunteers feel directly translates to the quality of service & care we give our clients, and we also recognise the crucial role each and every one of us plays in helping to fulfil our mission.

We are proud of our YMCA Childcare Programme, operating a number of Childcare settings across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this further, please contact our Childcare Manager Jess Booth: 07395791487 /


Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (179KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).



We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form.

If you are having trouble completing your online job application please contact and a member of our HR Team will be able to assist you.

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.