Early Years Educator

Position Early Years Educator
Location YMCA Childcare Providence, 2 Wellington Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2NU
Pay £16,754 per year
Hours 36 hour per week
Deadline 31st January
Interviews 4th February


Job role


YMCA Trinity Group has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Early Years Educator for our expanding childcare setting in Ipswich.


The role will involve supporting the Room Leader with the day to day running of the room, planning for a small group of key children and providing high quality planning and experiences for children. The successful candidate will be skilled, imaginative, have vision, drive and the ability to use own initiative and take direction where needed. You must have a good knowledge of the EYFS and planning within the 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
  • Excellent IT skills

Days and hours


In return we are offering 36 hours per week to be worked over 4 days.

Salary and benefits


The salary for this role is £16,754 per year, additional benefits we offer are:


  • 25 Days Holiday-Pro Rata for Part-Time Staff
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • Free use of the YMCA Wellington Street Gym
  • DBS Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date


This vacancy closes 31 January 2020 with interviews to be arranged for 4 February 2020.

Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more, please feel free to get in touch for an informal chat about this role. Contact our friendly Childcare Manager Sophie Edevane 01473 372479 or email sophie.edevane@ymcatrinity.org.uk.

Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (203KB, PDF)

To apply, please see our Application Guidance (119KB, Word), complete an Application Form (116kb, Word)and an 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.