WANTED: Deputy Pre-school room leader


Come and join our outstanding, experienced and enthusiastic hard working team and delightful children at our thriving local Pre-school.


Employer: Horfield Welly Pre-School

Location: Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, Horfield, Bristol BS7 8ST

Salary: £11 per hour, 38 weeks per year plus holiday pay. Paid monthly shared over 12 months.

Hours of work: (Term time only) 8.30/9am – 1.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday plus an additional fifteen minutes till 1.45pm for staff meetings on Tuesday and Thursday. 18.5 -20 hrs week (TBC).

Contract: Permanent (dependent on successful completion of 6 weeks probationary period)

Start Date: 12th March  or as soon as possible after that date if notice period for current employer required

Applications Close: 9am Friday 22nd February 2019

Interviews – TBC – Pre interview visits strongly recommended.


Job Details:
Horfield Welly Pre-School operates from Horfield Parish Church Hall on Wellington Hill. It serves the local communities of Horfield, Westbury-on-Trym, Bishopston and Henleaze. The Pre-School opens 4 days a week, Tuesday to Fridays school term time only (38 weeks per year), with up to 46 children a day. Sessions for the children are from 9.15am to 1pm Tuesday to Friday.

Applicants must have recent experience of working with groups of Early Years children in a play/learning environment and an Early Years relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification or higher. Applicants will be expected to be confident: leading small and large groups of children for activities, working as deputy room leader for the Pre-School room, working alongside and supporting the manager as part of a team of 6 pre-school room staff and 36 children, being a key person for a small group of children, and supporting individual children in their learning. You will also be expected to keep records of the children’s progress, manage our online Tapestry account and to help set up the room’s activities before the session and tidy away at the end. (Some heavy and awkward lifting may be involved).


In line with the Pre-school’s commitment to safeguarding children you will be expected to pass DBS, reference and safeguarding checks prior to taking to up the position.

For more information, to book a visit or to request an application pack please contact – Charlotte Stiley (Pre-School Manager/Teacher) during Pre-School hours (9am-1pm Tuesday to Friday) on 07837 133925 or email- horfieldwellypreschool@gmail.com

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