Deputy Room Leader – Fixed Term Contract

Pay £15,294 per year
Location Water Lane. The Ark, Water Lane, Lowestoft NR32 2NH
Hours Monday to Friday as follows:
30.5 hours per week during Term Time and 37 hours per week during school holidays
Deadline 14th February


Job Role


YMCA Trinity Group has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Deputy Room Leader to cover a period of Maternity Leave starting March 2020.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to support our Room Leaders and management team in aspiring towards an Outstanding provision. 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.

Applicants 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 to be worked Monday to Friday as follows: 30.5 hours per week during Term Time and 37 hours per week during school holidays.

Salary and Benefits

In return we are offering a salary of £15,294 per year additional benefits we offer are:


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • DBS Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Closing Date


This vacancy closes on 14th February 2020 with interviews to be arranged for 24th February 2020. 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 Deputy Childcare Manager: Bethany Nichols on 01502 561701 / email

Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (379KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).



Alternatively, you can download and complete a word version of the application form (113KB, Word).

We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.


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.