Dacorum Rural Children’s Centre Group, covering Berkhamsted, Tring and Chipperfield and surrounding villages, is looking to recruit a Play Assistant to to support the delivery of the play sessions and activities across the children’s centre group.
The purpose of the role is to promote the engagement of parents in their children’s development, learning and wellbeing. Also to contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of information, advice and support to parents of young children in order to improve outcomes for vulnerable children under five and their families.
The successful candidate will need to have demonstrated an ability to communicate effectively and sensitively in person, by phone, email and in writing, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience of working or volunteering with children is desirable, but not essential.
The children’s centre is open every day for 52 weeks of the year, and this post will be on a 6 months Fixed Term Contract until 30th September 2018, with the possibility of the contract being extended beyond September.
CV’s will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Interview dates: Thursday 8th February and Friday 9th February 2018
Please see application form, job description and guidance from the links below.
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.