Current Vacancy - Early Years Practitioner

4 mornings a week, 8.45am – 1.15pm, Tuesday – Friday, Term time only

A rare opportunity has arisen to join our small and friendly team here at Little Fishes Preschool in Furze Platt, Maidenhead.

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner who is enthusiastic, reliable, and approachable with a passion for working with young children.

You will have at least a Level 2 early years education and childcare qualification or equivalent and previous experience of working with children.

You will work as part of a small, friendly team to deliver a fun, safe and nurturing environment for children aged 2.5 – 4yrs.

At Little Fishes Preschool we aim to deliver the highest quality of care and education to help our children achieve their best. We also aim to add to the well-being of our local community. We are based in a community hall with an enclosed outdoor space behind.

Little Fishes Preschool is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment training has been carried out and successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK and complete a health and suitability declaration along with criminal records checks, Overseas criminal records checks (where appropriate), background checks and 2 satisfactory references before starting work with us. We encourage all staff to join the DBS update service and monitor ongoing suitability through DBS status checks, suitability declarations and staff reviews.

To request a Job description, Person specification and our Application Form please email our Business Manager, Rebecca Humphreys at

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an Interview.

Applications must be submitted by 1:00pm on Friday 8th February 2019.

We are pleased to announce we have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Our recent report can be viewed here.


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