Deputy Room Leader

Pay: £18,416 per year
Location: YMCA Childcare, 129 Exning Road, Newmarket, CB8 0EL
Hours: 38 hours per week, worked across a set rota of 4 days per week
Deadline: 8th October 2021
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: 211008


About Us


YMCA Childcare Exning Road is an expanding setting in Newmarket, providing childcare for children aged between 3 months and 11yrs. We are open 51 weeks a year from 8am to 6pm and are looking for a dynamic, passionate and committed individual to join our team in the role of Deputy Room Leader.

YMCA Childcare is one of 6 childcare settings operated by YMCA Trinity Group. With a team of over 500 staff and volunteers our employees benefit from ongoing training, support and opportunities for career development.

Check out their Facebook page and see what the team at Exning Road have been sharing:



What our staff have to say about working in the team at Exning Road:

“I enjoy working for the YMCA as it makes you feel part of a wider community.”

“I like working for the YMCA as I feel they offer a great Childcare Service to children in the local area.”


Job Role


The successful candidate will hold at least a full and relevant Level 3, with extensive working knowledge of the EYFS.

Have the ability to lead and manage, as well as be part of a team, sharing ideas and bringing those ideas to life is a must.

A genuine respect for our children and families, offering support and guidance in their Early Years, is essential for this role.

In addition to this if you can answer yes to the following questions, then you may be just the person we have been searching for…


  • Can you sing out of tune?
  • Are you ready to go on a Bear Hunt?
  • Are you happy to jump in muddy puddles, and to sing in the rain?
  • Do you like to get messy, sit on small chairs and pretend to eat plastic food?

Job Description


Please read our job description:


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Deputy Room Leader Job Description (176KB, PDF)

Days and Hours


This role is for 38 hours per week, worked across a set rota of 4 days per week. Permanent contract – all year round.

Salary and Benefits


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

Additional benefits we offer include:

  • Reduced childcare costs for employees own children
  • Extensive Professional Development opportunities including Internal Progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free onsite parking
  • 5 weeks Holiday per year in addition to public holiday allowance
  • DBS check facilitated/cost paid

Closing Date


This vacancy closes 8 October 2021 with interviews to be confirmed.

Please note: in the event we appoint our ideal candidate sooner than this date, we do reserve the right to withdraw the vacancy. Early application is strongly advised.

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, our Childcare Manager Kim would love to hear from you. Contact Kim by calling or messaging 07395 791486.

If Kim isn’t available, please message Amanda Spence 07912 516827 to arrange a call back.

Alternatively email / and we will get back to you in due course.

Apply Now


Feel free to read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) before applying.


Complete online application


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.