Windmill Hill Children & Family Services


Ref: 201911CFS21 – Pre-School Lead Practitioner

To work with children aged 3-5 years in our day care Nursery

Days: Monday – Friday – different shifts each day.

Hours: 40 hours per week all year round.

Salary: £20,571 pa [£9.89 p/h] – £21,216 pa [£10.20 p/h] – dependent on qualification and experience.

Anticipated pay increase in April 2020

Qualification/experience required to apply for this post:

Essential: Early Years Foundation Degree, EYT, QTS or an Early Years Degree (we would consider any candidate working towards one of these)

Desirable: Level 3 Qualification in Early Years.

Experience: A minimum of 2 years work experience in an Early Years setting (preferably leading a room).

Download:Job description:Pre-School Lead Practitioner JD. 3.1.19

Application form:

Job-Application-Form- 201911CFS21

Start date:


About Us:

Come and join our friendly and dedicated team of child-care professionals in our unique setting on one of the UK’s leading and exciting City Farm’s where you have full access to all the resources it has to offer.  You will need to be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to supporting all the children to achieve and develop in this exclusive environment. We want you to join us in creating a great indoor and outdoor learning environment for the children and build trusting relationships with their parents. Your day will include access to a range of experiences including outdoor play spaces, training opportunities and the farm facilities allowing each day to be different and exciting! We’ll help you to further develop your knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage with training and support.

Please note if your application is shortlisted you will be invited to attend a play session and an interview.

Closing date: We will review each application as it arrives

Play session date: to be arranged

Interview date: to be arranged

For further information or an informal discussion about the posts please talk to or e-mail Vadna Chauhan or Laura Carey:

0117 9633299


To apply, please contact Vadna Chauhan for an application pack or download an application form from our website

Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

Please send your completed applications to

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment

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