Current vacancies:

Pre-School Supervisor

Heslington Pre-School has been running for over 50 years and is a charity run, committee led pre-school linked to Lord Deramore’s Primary School in Heslington, York. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join an experienced team as a Pre-School Supervisor. The post-holder will be required to support the running of Pre-School sessions and assist with the Early Starters Group for children aged 2 ½ - 3 years of age. 

We are looking for someone who has: -

  • At least one years’ experience of working with children aged 0-5 years of age and desirably a level 3 qualification in Childcare.
  • Understanding of the current Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.
  • Experience of delivering a high-quality learning environment through good interaction and planned activities based on observations.
  • Experience of setting up a wide range of activities for all areas of learning to support the developmental needs of pre-school children.
  • Good understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection, Health and Safety, Risk Assessment, Food Safety and Confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to provide cover on a sessional basis in the absence of Pre-School staff.
  • Good level of English in both verbal and written communication.

This position is initially on a 23 hour contract covering weekdays during school term time with the possibility of future additional hours. The level of pay for this post is £7.75 - £8.30 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience) and will be reviewed after an induction period with a view to increasing the hourly rate.

An enhanced DBS and satisfactory references would be obtained prior to commencement of employment.

For questions and to request an application form and job description, please email Helen Ward at The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st August 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a morning session on either 14th or 15th September, prior to interviews on 28th or 29th September 2017.