Early Years Educator and Early Years Assistant (Bank Staff)

Position: Bank Staff – Early Years Assistants & Educators
Location: YMCA Childcare Grundisburgh – Alice Driver Road, Grundisburgh, Ipswich IP13 6XH
Pay: £10.65 – £10.94 per hour
Hours: On an as and when basis
Deadline: Ongoing recruitment
Interviews: TBC
Job ref: GR-BANK

About Us


Being part of a healthy, stable family gives a young person the best start in life. Across YMCA Trinity Group we offer a range of support to families including six fully operational childcare settings providing places for 238 children on a daily basis.

At Grundisburgh we ensure children are involved in choosing what activities they would like to do and we always plan around the children’s interests. We have access to an outside area, where children are able to join in with a range of activities including role play, construction, investigation and sensory play.

“I feel supported in my role and I have been given opportunities to enhance my knowledge and learn new skills through training. I wouldn’t be able to do it without my manager showing her confidence in me.” – Staff member.



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Job Role


We have an ongoing need for Bank Early Years Educators and Bank Early Years Assistants at our Grundisburgh Childcare setting. Assisting our childcare teams on an as required basis to cover staff holiday and illness.

Successful candidates will be flexible, motivated and committed, with experience of working in an early years setting.

For this job role you are required to have a minimum of level 2 or equivalent in early years.

Applicants should have the following qualities:


  • A minimum of two years post qualifying experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of the EYFS
  • A commitment and enthusiasm towards achieving positive outcomes for service users


Job Descriptions


Please read our job description:

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Early Years Educator Job Description (203KB, PDF)

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Early Years Assistant Job Description (341KB, PDF)


If you are available to work more regular hours and are interested in applying for something permanent, simply get in touch. We have various contracts available for full time or part time work. We will consider all year round contracts or possibly even Term Time only working, please send us your CV or request a call back!

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Please read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) for support on applying.


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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 [email protected] 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.

Contact Us


For further information please contact Kim Streater 07395791486 or email [email protected] / [email protected].