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Early Years Leader (Education Camps)



22nd March 2022

The role of the Early Years Practitioner is to deliver the EYFS on camp. Working alongside and reporting to the Camp Manager you will be the primary contact for the younger children and their parents during their time at United Education.

You will be required to adapt your skills and experiences to working with children of a variety of backgrounds and abilities whilst catering for their individual needs.

  • Take responsibility for all duties associated with the delivery of the EYFS on camp
  • Set up and maintain a suitable Base Room/Area that is suitable and inviting for the children and parents
  • Adhere to policies and procedures to ensure the children in your care have a fun and stimulating time in a safe environment
  • Plan and deliver a variety of activities with structure and enthusiasm whilst encouraging the maximum participation of the children
  • Ensure that the pastoral needs of the children in your care are well-catered through active supervision and care throughout the day including breaks and lunch times
  • Manage the exchange of relevant information regarding the children to their parents
  • Demonstrate continuous respect for the host venue and United Adventure Camps resources through adhoc duties such as cleaning and kit maintenance
  • Working with your Camp Manager ensure that your United Adventure Camps venue is fully OFSTED compliant


It is essential that candidates:

  • Hold a 12 hour paediatric first aid qualification or are willing to undertake this training
  • Are over the age of 18 and have the right to work in the UK
  • Are knowledgeable and experienced working with the EYFS
  • Have experience with working with 3 and 4 year old children
  • Are enthusiastic, caring and organised with excellent communication skills and good sense of initiative
  • Are able to flexibly adapt to effectively deal with sometimes unpredictable challenges within the childcare industry

It is highly desirable that candidates:

  • Hold a degree in Childcare or other relevant subject or a minimum Level 3 in Early Years. UK primary teaching qualifications would also be valid if candidate possesses relevant experience within the Early Years age range
  • Hold a previous DBS check which is registered on the DBS Update Service
  • Have knowledge on safeguarding and child protection
  • Have previous managerial experience
  • Have previous experience working towards OFSTED requirements
  • Hold a 12 hour paediatric first aid qualification or are willing to undertake this training

We are conducting interviews ASAP so please get in touch if you are interested. All successful applicants will be required to produce a clean Enhanced DBS check (or be subjected to having an enhanced DBS check processed) this is for safeguarding purposes.

The wage stated is pro-rata based on 47.5 hours and we have dates available every major school holiday.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/09/2022


£7.12- £9.80


This job is located in Various locations in Norfolk and Suffolk

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