Could you see yourself working here?


We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Leader/ Key Person, click here to view the role profile. Please send applications to

What we look for in our team members

If you have some or all of the following skills and attributes, we want to hear from you!

  • able to give out smiles to everyone and distribute hugs wherever needed
  • an overactive imagination that can turn cardboard boxes into pirate ships, fairy castles, robot trains, etc.
  • counting really fast – specifically counting the heads of many small moving humans!
  • willingness to join in and perform songs in front of a crowd, irrespective of whether you can remember the words/tune
  • can pretend to eat and enjoy food that is made of play dough, in a realistic manner
  • able to read a storybook upside down, with 3 children on your lap, who are all wriggling and constantly interrupting you
  • infectious positivity that rubs off on those around you 
  • able to cope with, talk about in public, and calmly resolve any situation involving bodily functions!

On a serious note, it is essential that you are willing to follow instructions and comply with pre-school policies. All offers of employment are subject to a trial session, a suitable reference and an Enhanced DBS check.

Bank Staff

In addition to our permanent members of staff and parent volunteers, paid Bank Staff help us with additional staffing arrangements when required.

Bank staff may be asked to work regular sessions, provide cover for planned absences such as training, or at short notice in emergencies.

Bank Staff are responsible for the provision of care and and appropriate learning opportunities for children in the setting and will supervise and protect the children under the guidance of the permanent staff. 

Hours vary depending on what cover is required, which can change at short notice, so it helps if you can be flexible. Please visit our website to find out more and see our full opening times.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please get in touch by email.

Please visit our Staff Page to find out more about our talented team.

You may also be interested to explore the role of The Committee in managing the pre-school, and the important part that our volunteer Parent Helpers play in enabling us to offer the best possible learning experience for our children.