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L2/L3 Early Years Practitioner - Wrap Around Care - Part-time

Nettlestead and Wateringbury Pre-School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC889-98998-22S
  • Posted:06/07/2023
  • Pay:┬úsubject to experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/12/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:01.09.2023


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Nettlestead and Wateringbury pre-school and out of hours club, for Wrap-around Care playworkers to join our team.

NWPS run its Wraparound Care service to children from the setting, from 7.15-8.45am & 2.30-6.15pm daily, term time. We are looking for people who are passionate about all aspects of childcare and education, and able to bring new ideas and assist in running the setting for pupils between the ages of 2 and 11. The successful candidate(s) will support the joint managers in supervising children attending the service, provide appropriate activities, encourage cooperation, secure their safety, monitor well-being and ensure good behaviour.

You will need to have a friendly, caring and dynamic approach to working with children.

The hours of work will be 5 days per week, 7.15– 8:45am & 2.45 - 6.15pm or just 2.45 -6:15pm, term time only.

Successful candidates will also need to be L2/3 qualified in Early Years.

Key duties and responsibilities:

This role suits the creatives among us who enjoy providing appropriate activities for children in our Wrap Around Care service, encouraging co-operation, whilst also securing their safety, monitoring well-being and ensuring good behaviour.

  • To maintain a safe and stimulating play environment and to assist with the developing opportunities which encourage children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development through play.
  • Be responsible to the Joint Managers and Room Leaders
  • To ensure the provision offers a safe and stimulating play environment.
  • To assist with the planning preparing and delivery of activities, which meet children’s individual and developmental needs.
  • To work face to face with the children registered with the service
  • To supervise tea time refreshments for the children.
  • To follow guidelines and procedures for safeguarding in accordance with Nettlestead and Wateringburypre-school and out of hours policies and procedures.
  • To carry out any other duties, which will be seen to enhance the work of the Wrap-around Care service.

Information about the school

We are Ofsted registered and are members of the Pre-school Learning Alliance. Our aim is to provide children with both a social and academic education in a fun, happy and safe environment. We are a small setting with a home from home feel, where children can interact and build relationships with staff, other young children and older children who attend the Out of Schools clubs

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nisha Reed / Kay Severn
  • Address:Maidstone Road, Nettlestead, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5ER
  • Telephone: 01622813120
  • Email: manager@nwps.org.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.