Early Years Practitioner - Part-time

The Owl Pre-School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC0-127430-1S
  • Posted:05/06/2024
  • Pay:£11.50 ph
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/06/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:July 2024


A rare opportunity has come up for someone to join our team at the highly respected Owl Pre-School. We are a long-established setting with a history of delivering some of the highest standard early year’s education. Based on the Shears Green site, we support children from the ages of 2 to 4 years old, following the EYFS statutory framework.

We are seeking an Early Years Practitioner to join our friendly team. This is the role for you, if you are passionate about children’s education, can plan and deliver engaging and educational sessions for children, and provide a safe and nurturing environment for all children to learn and develop.

The right person will have the minimum of a Level 2 or Level 3 Early Years Education and childcare qualification or equivalent, which must be recognised by Ofsted. You must have strong communication skills and can work well within a team and independently.

You will required to work part time for the following hours: Monday to Friday mornings (8.30am to 11.45 am)  17.25 hours (5 x sessions of 3.25 hours + 1 hour digital journal time, per week). This vacancy is term time only.

There is potential to cover shifts when required.

Please note: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and does require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check unless your current certificate is subscribed to the update service.


Information about the school

The Owl Pre-school is a beloved institution that has been in our community for the past 48 years. Our mission is to provide high-quality early education to children in a nurturing and supportive environment.

At The Owl Preschool, we believe in the importance of early childhood education and strive to create a safe and welcoming space where children can learn, grow, and thrive. Our dedicated team of educators are passionate about helping each child reach their full potential, both academically and emotionally.

As a charity, we are committed to serving the needs of our local community and providing affordable education to families of all backgrounds. We understand the importance of early education in laying the foundation for a child's future success, and we are proud to be a trusted partner in this journey for so many families over the years. We are open term time only and offer sessional childcare.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natalie McNab
  • Address:The Owl Building, Shears Green Infants School, Packham Road, Northfleet, Gravesend, DA117JF
  • Telephone: 01474331777
  • Email: mcnab@owlpreschool.co.uk


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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.