Pre-School Assistant

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£19,625 to £20,165 per annum, pro rata (18.75 hours per week, term time only)
27 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Part Time

School/Department Campus Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 18.75 hours per week, worked Monday to Friday, during term time
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £19,625 to £20,165 per annum, pro rata (18.75 hours per week, term time only)
Apply by 17/07/2022

Role Description

Cranfield University Pre-School is a small, welcoming, diverse Pre-School based on the university campus. We welcome applications from passionate, skilled, committed, individuals to join our friendly team to prepare and deliver a stimulating curriculum and learning environment. You will adhere to the policies and procedures, maintaining a high level of professionalism, ensuring children are safe and secure.

About the Role

Due to an increase in demand, we are looking to recruit a Pre-School Assistant Level 2/3 in childcare or equivalent to join our fantastic pre-school located at Cranfield University. Candidates working towards a qualification will be considered or if you are looking to undertake a childcare qualification this could be an ideal opening.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a pre-school that provides a nurturing environment that will empower children to explore using their natural curiosity and develop through awe and wonder. Our expert childcare team look after children from 2 years 9 months, until they leave to start school. We are looking for a practitioner who is bursting with enthusiasm and great ideas to contribute to supporting our fantastic pre-school.

You will be working alongside other qualified members of staff in a diverse and friendly setting.

We offer a competitive salary, uniform, further training opportunities and a friendly team.

Your day-to-day tasks would include:

  • Preparing activities with colleagues using the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Monitoring and supporting child development
  • Ensuring you provide a warm and caring atmosphere for the children
  • Working as part of a team with shared responsibilities
  • Working in partnership with parents

About You

If you are a person who has a proven track-record of working within Early Years, have a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification, or are passionate about working with children and have a willingness to undertake a qualification, we would like to hear from you. You may have previous experience in a similar role or have undertaken voluntary work with children.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kate Goodman, on 01234 750111 Ext 3603: or (E):