Deputy Room Leader Part Time – YMCA Childcare Lowestoft

Pay: £6,775 per year
Location: St Margaret’s Road, Lowestoft NR32 4HW and
Water Lane – The Ark, Water Lane, Lowestoft NR32 2NH
Hours: 12.5 hours per week term time, 18 hours per week during school holidays
Deadline: 25th May 2021
Job Reference: 210525


Job Role


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Deputy Room Leader on a job share basis. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support our Room Leader in aspiring towards an Outstanding provision and ensuring high quality inclusive childcare is continually provided.

The successful candidate will be skilled, imaginative, enthusiastic, 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.


Skills and Experience


In summary, the successful applicant will have the following qualities:


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

Days and hours


This role is to be worked Monday to Friday as follows: 12.5 hours per week during Term Time and 18 hours per week during school holidays.

Salary and Benefits


In return, we are offering a salary of £6,775 per year additional benefits we offer are:


  • 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 on 25 May 2021. We reserve the right to close the post early if we find the right candidate.

Contact Us


For more information or to have an informal chat, please contact our friendly Childcare Manager: Bethany Nichols on 01502 585882 / email or

Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (172KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).


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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.