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Preschool Practitioner- Yeladenu Preschool

  • Location: NW London
  • Sector: Education
  • Salary: Based on experience and qualifications
Yeladenu is a Jewish community OFSTED outstanding preschool and we are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our friendly team of staff to provide high quality care in a stimulating environment. Minimum Level 3 childcare qualification plus previous work experience is essential.,

Responsible to:     Preschool Manager
Responsible for:     Welfare of Children
Job:    To work as a key person and as part of the preschool team under the direction of the Preschool Manager to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children.
Hours:    Term time only Full Time is Monday – Thursday 08.30 am – 3.15 pm, Friday 08.00 – 12.30 pm OR Part Time Monday – Thursday 12.00 – 3.15 pm, Friday 08.00 – 12.30
Starting January 2020    

Main Duties

•    To assist with the planning of the curriculum.
•    To help set up the playroom for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of a session.
•    To act as a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met.
•    To advise the preschool leader of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
•    To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation.
•    To attend staff meetings, AGM and professional development courses as required.
•    To attend in-service training courses and meetings as required.
•    To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
•    To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Preschool leader, in accordance with the preschool’s business plan/objectives.


•    CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preschool Practice/Early Years, NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
•    Substantial experience of working with young children.
•    Commitment to diversity and equal opportunities.
•    Commitment to young children and families.
•    Friendly, flexible approach.
•    Willingness to learn.
•    Able to change and adapt to new ways of working
•    Suitable both mentally and physically, to care for children.
•    Computer literate in Microsoft functions, internet and email
•    Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
•    To be happy working in a Jewish environment.

•    Diploma in Preschool Practice or NVQ Level III.
•    Paediatric First Aid
•    GCSE Maths and English minimum Grade C or equivalent

This post will require enhanced DBS.
Yeladenu Preschool is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders that have been made against them.

The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd November 2019 with interviews taking place w/c 2nd December