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Join the Ladybird Team


Let’s Work Together

Early Years Practitioner  Required
The ideal candidate will have Level 2 or 3, However applicants who are prepared to undertake training towards a Level 3 qualification will be considered.

Are you passionate about the magical world of early childhood development?
Do you use playful voices when telling stories?
Do you have a knack for turning playtime into learning time?
At Ladybird Playgroup, we believe that every child’s journey is a unique
adventure waiting to unfold. Are you ready to embark on this rewarding
journey with us? We’re on the lookout for an Early Years Practitioner to join our
dedicated team.
The ideal candidate will ideally have a Level 3 qualification and have experience
working within the New EYFS. Further training is available where needed.
Your core hours of employment will be Monday and Wednesday 8.50am-
3.15pm and Friday 8.30am-1.15pm, as well as termly staff training. In addition
to this, the role may require you to work additional hours for staff cover.
Term time only
From £11.42 per hour
Application forms and a full job description can be obtained below. 
The closing date for applicants is Friday 10th May 2024.
Ladybird Playgroup is committed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment
and follow the prescribed policy and procedure to continuously promote a culture of
safeguarding across the whole organisation. The successful applicant will be
required to undergo a DBS check, disclose any criminal convictions and references
will be sought.
Please note that this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Work Location: In person

Apply for the vacancy of Early Years Practitioner at Ladybird Playgroup

See the tabs above to download the Application Form, Job Description and a Self Disclosure Form.  Please would you be so kind, to complete and return the Application form and complete Part two of the Self Disclosure form (but return the whole form) via email by the midday on Friday 10th May 2024. 

We will send you a confirmation email, once we've received all the documents.


Once we've finished screening all the applications, we'll be in touch to let you know whether you've been shortlisted for an interview.


Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

Contact us

Angela Mulholland

Administrator Ladybird Playgroup

01763 208055

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