We have the following vacancies for staff and volunteers –


A Deputy Manager is required for our popular and friendly pre-school in the village of Claygate. The enthusiastic and skilled staff team are committed to helping every child be the best they can be through activities and play in line with our values. We provide a positive stimulating learning environment including large outdoor area. Jigsaw Pre-school, owned by Holy Trinity Church, is open to any child and has excellent facilities and a Good OFSTED rating.

We are looking for either an experienced Deputy Manager or someone with a Level 3 qualification who is keen to develop their career. You will need to be committed and enthusiastic about being part of a team who are working to deliver an outstanding level of care and learning. You need experience of leading sessions and a strong knowledge of the EYFS.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 23rd April 2021.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Gillian Hall

Job description – download here.

    The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate

    • Experience of working in a pre-school or equivalent with 2, 3 and 4 year old children.
    • Knowledge/Experience of Special Educational Needs
    • A relevant childcare qualification for the role (Minimum NVQ level 3)
    • Knowledge and experience of working within and implementing the EYFS statutory framework
    • Experience of managing staff in a small to medium sized nursery setting
    • Knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding children obligations
    • Approachable and caring with a passion for working with children in line with Jigsaw Pre-School values.

    All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.

    Pay: £11.50 per hour
    Hours: 32.25 hours per week term time.

    How to apply

    Send your application form (download here), CV and a covering letter or email to Gillian Hill.

    Closing date for applications

    Friday 23rd April

    Address for applications

    Please email your application to Gillian Hall