Room Leader

Pay: £20,036.64 per year
Location: YMCA Childcare Providence, 2 Wellington Street, Ipswich IP1 2NU
Hours: 38 hours per week over 4 days
Deadline: Ongoing recruitment
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: RL-PR

About Us


YMCA Trinity Group strives to create a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work; we know how staff & volunteers feel directly translates to the quality of service & care we give our clients, and we also recognise the crucial role each and every one of us plays in helping to fulfil our Mission.

YMCA Childcare Providence is an Outstanding setting in Ipswich, providing childcare for children aged between 3 months and 11yrs. We operate 51 weeks a year from 8am to 6pm. We are proud of our Outstanding OFSTED which was gained in 2020 and we are looking for a dynamic, passionate, committed individual to join our team as a Room Leader.

Check out all of the fun activities our Providence team have been doing by visiting their Facebook page.


Job Role


If you can answer yes to the following questions, then you may be the person we have been searching for….


  • Can you sing out of tune?
  • Are you ready to go on a Bear Hunt?
  • Are you happy to jump in muddy puddles, and to sing in the rain?
  • Do you like to get messy?
  • Can you sit on small chairs and pretend to eat plastic food?


The successful candidate will hold a full and relevant Level 3 or above with extensive working knowledge of the EYFS. The ability to work in a team, sharing ideas and bringing those ideas to life is a must. A genuine respect for our children and families, offering support and guidance in their Early Years, is essential for this role.

Job Description


Please read our job description:


View Job Description

Room Leader Job Description (149KB, PDF)

Salary and Benefits


The salary for this role is £20,036.64 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:

  • Reduced childcare costs for employees own children
  • Extensive Professional Development opportunities including Internal Progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free onsite parking
  • 5 weeks Holiday per year in addition to public holiday allowance
  • DBS check facilitated/cost paid

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact; Kim Streater 07395 791486. Alternatively, email /

Apply Now


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


Complete online application


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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 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