Level 3 Early Years Practitioner: Key Person

Application reference: LB1

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

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
  • To work collaboratively in a small team


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.


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.


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 7.45 – 4.15, Tuesday 7.45 – 1.15 which includes non-contact & 30 minute lunch breaks on full days [not paid]. A minimum of 37.5 hours per week but there is some flexibility. Permanent contract upon completion of 3 month probationary period and subject to 2 references and a DBS check.

Salary dependent upon experience but at least the Real Living Wage £9.50ph irrespective of age.


Please contact Lynne Branson via email: ashtonvalepreschool@hotmail.co.uk for an application form or download the form from our website www.ashtonvalepreschool.co.uk

Closing Date:   When a suitable candidate has been found.

Please contact Lynne Branson via email: ashtonvalepreschool@hotmail.co.uk if you require any further information.