Pre-school Learning Alliance

The Pre-school Learning Alliance is the largest early years membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England. An educational charity, the Alliance represents the interests of over 14,000 member settings who deliver care and learning to over 800,000 families every year.  

Jan 29, 2018
Nursery Manager We have an exciting opportunity in our  Doddington Green Nursery based in Bartley Green.   The nursery is part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with the  Birmingham City Council  and the  Department for Education . You will be responsible for the financial sustainability of the nursery and provide childcare and early years education for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.  You will also work with your team to offer a range of services and advice to support parents. Successful applicants will need a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, with proven experience in running or helping to run a similar service.  The ability to manage resources to ensure the setting’s expenditure and income is in line with its budget.  Also the ability to multi-task and establish rapport with staff, families and external agencies. If you join the Alliance as a manager you we will have access to a comprehensive in-house training programme covering key areas including people management, childcare, safeguarding, communication, marketing, business and financial management (this is not an exhaustive list). All posts are 40 hours/52 weeks, unless otherwise stated.  CV’s will not be considered.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Birmingham, United Kingdom Full time
Jan 29, 2018
Nursery Manager We have an exciting opportunity in our  Cockleshell Nursery based in Southend on Sea.   The nursery is part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with the  Southend on Sea (Unitary) Local Authority  and the  Department for Education . You will be responsible for the financial sustainability of the nursery and provide childcare and early years education for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.  You will also work with your team to offer a range of services and advice to support parents. Successful applicants will need a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent, with proven experience in running or helping to run a similar service.  The ability to manage resources to ensure the setting’s expenditure and income is in line with its budget.  Also the ability to multi-task and establish rapport with staff, families and external agencies. If you join the Alliance as a manager we will have access to a comprehensive in-house training programme covering key areas including people management, childcare, safeguarding, communication, marketing, business and financial management (this is not an exhaustive list). All posts are 40 hours/52 weeks, unless otherwise stated.  CV’s will not be considered.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom Full time
Jan 29, 2018
Nursery Assistant - Barnet   We are looking for Nursery Assistant for our directly managed pre-school in Mill Hill.  As a Nursery Assistant you will be required to support the team in providing inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the group and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. You will have: A minimum level 2 qualification in early years’ education and childcare qualification or equivalent Previous experience of working with young children Commitment to young children and families Good communication skills The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative   CV’s will not be considered. Closing date for completed applications: 12 Noon, 5th February 2018 . Please see links below for application form, Job description and guidance. Please see all completed application form to  Barnet@pre-school.org.uk  ensuring you quote the job reference number that you wish to apply for.  For details of other vacancies visit  www.pre-school.org.uk
Pre-school Learning Alliance London, London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom Full or Part Time
Jan 29, 2018
Deputy Nursery Manager - Barnet   To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.  To be responsible for the curriculum planning within the setting and to manage the provision, including staffing levels and financial performance in the absence of the Nursery Manager. Successful applicants will need a minimum level 3 early years’ education and childcare qualification or equivalent, with post-qualification experience in running or helping to run a similar service.  The ability to help the Nursery Manager to manage the setting’s resources to ensure expenditure is in line with its budget.  Also the ability to multi-task and establish rapport with staff, families and external agencies.
Pre-school Learning Alliance London, London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom Full time
Jan 29, 2018
Nursery Assistant - Term Time only    We are looking for Nursery Worker for our directly managed pre-school in Edgware.  As a Nursery Assistant you will be required to support the team in providing inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the group and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. You will have: A minimum level 2 qualification in early years’ education and childcare qualification or equivalent. Previous experience of working with young children Commitment to young children and families Good communication skills The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
Pre-school Learning Alliance London, United Kingdom Term Time Only
Jan 29, 2018
Nursery Worker x 2 We have an exciting opportunity in our  Yarnton Way Nursery  based in Erith, Kent .   The nursery is a part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with the  London Borough of Bexley  and the  Department for Education . You will take responsibility for the provision of care and appropriate learning opportunities for children in the nursery.  You will supervise the children and protect them from dangerous or harmful situations and liaise daily with their parents/carers providing them with a daily activity record.  The successful applicants will need a minimum level 2 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent and experience of working with children. All posts are 40 hours/52 weeks, unless otherwise stated.  CV’s will not be considered.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Kent, United Kingdom Full time
Jan 29, 2018
Senior Nursery Worker We have an exciting opportunity in our  Yarnton Way Nursery  based in Erith, Kent .   The nursery is a part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with the  London Borough of Bexley  and the  Department for Education . You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.  Essential criteria for this role is a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification and post qualification experience within this area.  You will also be required to supervise setting staff working in your specific area and have an understanding of child development and children’s needs.  All posts are 40 hours/52 weeks, unless otherwise stated.  CV’s will not be considered. Closing date for completed applications: 2nd February 2018, 12pm. Interview date: TBC. Please see below under supporting documents for the application pack, which can be downloaded.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Earth, Dover 8, Dover, Kent, United Kingdom Full time
Jan 29, 2018
Senior Nursery Worker (Maternity Cover) We have an exciting opportunity in our  Ladybirds  nursery  based in  Runcorn.   The nursery is part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with the  Halton Borough Council  and the  Department for Education . You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.  Essential criteria for this role is a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification and post qualification experience within this area.  You will also be required to supervise setting staff working in your specific area and have an understanding of child development and children’s needs. All posts are 40 hours/52 weeks, unless otherwise stated.  CV’s will not be considered. Closing date for completed applications: 1st February 2018, 12pm. Interview date: 9th February 2018. Please see below under supporting documents for the application pack, which can be downloaded.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Runcorn, United Kingdom Maternity Cover
Jan 16, 2018
We are seeking to fill the following vacancy at Hanbury Farm Pre-school, Tamworth, to provide care and inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environmen
Pre-school Learning Alliance Birmingham Full time
Jan 16, 2018
Due to an internal promotion, we wish to appoint an experienced, passionate and self motivated Manager to take responsibility for staff management, delivering high quality provision for children and families
Pre-school Learning Alliance Peterborough Full time
Jan 16, 2018
We have some exciting opportunities in our  Northlands Park Nursery  based in Basildon You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the nursery and maintain a safe, stimulating environment
Pre-school Learning Alliance Basildon Full time
Jan 16, 2018
We have some exciting opportunities in our  West Street Nursery  based in  Erith. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and healthy kitchen environment and preparing and serving nutritional meals to children
Pre-school Learning Alliance Erith Part time
Oct 24, 2017
Children’s Centre Play Assistant The Pre-school Learning Alliance is the largest early years membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England. An educational charity, the Alliance represents the interests of over 14,000 member settings who deliver care and learning to over 800,000 families every year.  We are seeking to fill the following vacancy at Letchworth & Baldock Children’s Centre.   The Children’s Centre Play Assistant will support the Play Coordinator in delivering services such as stay and play, messy play, rhyme time for children under 5 and their families. They will also deliver services in a variety of venues across the Children’s Centre Group and will be part of a team responsible for a professional but welcoming first point of call for all who make contact with the Children’s Centre. In addition S/he will be enthusiastic, a team player and self motivated.    CV’s will not be considered. Application forms and guidence can be dowloaded via the links below. For further details and completed application form please email  karen.powell@pre-school.org.uk
Pre-school Learning Alliance Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Full or Part Time
Oct 24, 2017
Creche Workers To organise/facilitate play activities on an ad-hoc basis for a mobile crèche  MAIN DUTIES:  To ensure that equipment, crèche information pack, and activities are collected and established at the designated site at the agreed time. If necessary. To undertake a risk assessment of the site to ensure the room is safe and familiarise yourself with evacuation procedures. To ensure that children are registered in and out of the crèche and the correct ratios are adhered to. To work in cooperation with clients, parents and team members to provide a stimulating environment. To organise a selection of activities into learning areas. To ensure toys and equipment are clean and appropriate for the age group of the children. To role model best practice when talking, playing or working with the children. To ensure the site is left clean and tidy on departure and return crèche pack, and equipment to the Alliance office.  For an application pack and further details please email Jill Shay at  jill.shay@pre-school.org.uk
Pre-school Learning Alliance Croydon, United Kingdom Part time
Oct 23, 2017
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sub-committee are seeking a Senior Early Years Practitioner at Round House Pre-school, St Neots. Term time only (plus three training days) We wish to appoint an experienced, dynamic and self-motivated person to join a highly dedicated team to deliver quality inclusive practice in a childcare setting. Your main duties will include: To manage the group and undertake all the necessary duties in the absence of the Manager. To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the group and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment. To support the manager in overseeing the planning, delivery and monitoring of the EYFS curriculum in accordance with the children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs. To reflect on current practice and ensure the provision of education and childcare is meeting the agreed quality standards. You will have: A relevant qualification Level 3 or above At least one year’s post-qualification experience Ability to communicate in a variety of ways and adopt a communication method appropriate for the listener or audience. Commitment to young children and families.   Approximately 26 hours per week to be discussed at interview. Term time only (plus three training days) C.Vs will not be accepted Closing date for applications: Noon, Friday 8th September 2017  Interviews: Week commencing, Monday 18th September 2017 For an application pack please see attachment on this advert and email  cambsandpboro@pre-school.org.uk   The charity is committed to equal opportunities in employment Post is subject to DBS Enhanced checks and satisfactory references Registered as an educational charity.  Registered charity No. 1096526
Pre-school Learning Alliance Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Term Time Only
May 11, 2017
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced nursery manager,  Level 3 qualified or above, with proven management experience.  This is an opportunity to use your skills & knowledge in leading this busy 65 place full day-care nursery. Ensuring the nursery is run efficiently and effectively to a high standard expected from a Pre-school Learning Alliance provision.  Closing date for all applications: 12 noon on Friday 7 April 2017 Interview date: Thursday 13 April 2017   The application pack can be downloaded from  www.pre-school.org.uk/work-with-us Alternatively it can be requested from the county office on 01525 715248 option 1 or via email  bedfordshirelutonsc@pre-school.org.uk Applications may be returned by email to:  bedfordshirelutonsc@pre-school.org.uk   or by post to: Claire Viola, County Administrator, Pre-school Learning Alliance, Room 1 The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Beds MK45 1FA.
Pre-school Learning Alliance Luton, United Kingdom Full time
May 11, 2017
Senior Nursery Worker- Term Time (35 hours per week)  You will provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.   Essential criteria for this role is a minimum level 3 early years education and childcare qualification and post qualification experience within this area.  You will also be required to supervise setting staff working in your specific area and have an understanding of child development and children’s needs. Interview date: 21st April 2017.  For further details please download an application pack from our website  http://www.pre-school.org.uk/work-with-us    All completed applications must be returned to  recruitment@pre-school.org.uk
Pre-school Learning Alliance Erith, United Kingdom Term Time Only