Early Years Educator (lunchtime cover)

Position Early Years Educator (lunchtime cover)
Location YMCA Childcare, Exning Road, Newmarket CB8 0EL
Pay £5,749 per year
Hours 15 hours a week (term time only)
Deadline 1st May
Interviews TBC

Job role


We have an exciting opportunity for an Early Years Educator to work 11am – 2pm, (term time only) in our YMCA Childcare setting, Newmarket.

The role will involve assisting the childcare team with the day to day running of the room over the lunchtime period. Providing a caring, safe, stimulating environment in order for the children to grow and meet their full potential whilst 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 outstanding knowledge of the standards required by Ofsted and are required to have a minimum of Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years.


Applicants should have the following qualities:

  • Qualified with a relevant Early Years Level 3 qualification, or equivalent
  • 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

Days and hours


In return, we are offering 15 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday – Term Time Only.

Salary and benefits


The salary for this role is £5,749 per year and additional benefits we offer are:


  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • 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 1 May 2020. Please note: if we find the right candidate before the advertised closing date then we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy. (Previous applicants need not apply).

Contact us


Feel free to get in touch for an informal chat about the role by contacting Jessica Booth 01472 738017 / 07395791487 or email Jessica.Booth@ymcatrinity.org.uk.

Apply now


For more information please see the job description (203KB, 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 recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East


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.