Interested in working in childcare?

Working in childcare is incredibly rewarding and requires patience and enthusiasm. As a practitioner you will play an important role in observing and supporting young children grow and develop socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually.

For most roles, it pays to get some experience and a full and relevant qualification. If you have not been working in the sector recently, you will need to check that your qualification is still considered ‘full and relevant’. You may check the validity of your qualification online.

If you are just starting your career you should only consider qualifications that are on the Early Years Qualifications List as these will have been deemed full and relevant by the Sector Skills Councils responsible for those working with children and young people.

Before applying to study for a Level 3 qualification please check that it is a full and relevant Level 3 qualification – otherwise it may not meet Ofsted requirements.

Job Vacancies

We are currently looking for qualified practitioners. All positions are term time only.

-> Early Years Practitioner – Part Time:

Thursday 8:45am – 3:45pm and Friday 12:30pm – 3:45pm

£6.83 – £9.50 per hour

-> Early Years Practitioner – 1 to 1:

15 hours per week*. Fixed term to July 2023

£6.83 – £9.50 per hour

*to be confirmed with funding

Rainbow Pre-school Southampton Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.

Every successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references as well as providing proof that they are eligible to work in the UK.

We pride ourselves on only recruiting exceptional childcare educators.
Are you dreaming about going on a bear hunt, or meeting the smartest giant in town? Do you appreciate going home after a days work covered in paint, mud and flour because you know it is the product of supporting a child’s development? Are you passionate about making a difference to young children lives? If so, then we are waiting to hear from you!

Please complete and return the application form below. We will only consider fully completed application forms and CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Employee Application Form
Early Years Practitioner Job Description

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