Ashton Vale Pre-School: Level 3 Early Years Practitioner, Key Person

Application reference: LB2


Ashton Vale is a Voluntary Pre-School in South Bristol running Playgroup & Nursery Classes in term time only, but also offering a holiday club, breakfast & tea – so opportunities may be available for further hours.

We are currently seeking a level 3 practitioner to join our friendly team in our Pre-School as a key person.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person; who works well within a small team, is flexible and able to use their initiative and combines these qualities with a passion for working with children.

Your duties will be to:

  • Observe, Assess & Plan for each child’s individual needs and interests to ensure they achieve positive outcomes
  • To build trusting and meaningful relationships with the child and their families.

The post requires a Level 3 childcare qualification that meets the full and relevant criteria to be included in ratios. The candidate should have a clear understanding of the principals and requirements of the EYFS and the Characteristics of Effective Learning

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8.30 – 3.15 which includes non-contact & 30 minute lunch break [not paid]. A minimum of 25 hours per week over 4 days but there is some flexibility.

The contract is fixed until July 24th 2018 with a view to offering a permanent post in September 2018 for the right candidate

Salary dependent upon experience but at least the national living wage

Please contact Lynne Branson via email: for an application form or download the form from our website

Closing Date: 19th February 2018

Interviews will commence week beginning 26th February 2018 with a start time ASAP

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