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We are looking for the following:

1 x Early Years Educator based at the East Site (Monday to Friday 39 wks + 3 wks HC) 


Are you passionate about getting children school ready?  Are you committed to achieving quality early years education? Is it important to you to work for a not-for-profit organisation?


Can you demonstrate:

  • Collaboration – working well as part of a team.
  • Passion – caring passionately about every child’s welfare, wellbeing, and development.
  • Reflection – creating a culture that embraces change, to improves outcomes for all.
  • Respect – by valuing diversity and the opinions of others.
  • Awe-inspiring – providing a rich, varied, and imaginative. experiences that enthuse, engage, and motivate children.
  • Listening – regularly seeking the views of other to evaluate and improve the service we provide.

To apply you must:

  • Hold an Ofsted recognised childcare qualification (Level 3 or Level 2 working towards Level 3)
  • Have previous experience of working in a pre-school setting with key worker responsibilities.
  • Have a keen interest in career progression.

What can Rainbow offer you as an employee?​ ​

  • ​Continual professional development opportunities for all employees
  • Managerial development training
  • Access to a directory of wide ranging online courses
  • Employee assistance program - accessing discounts and free vouchers for a variety of services and high street stores.
  • Staff childcare discounts
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays, paid.
  • Two weeks shut down at Christmas.
  • Inspirational core values that are embedded throughout our daily practice, creating a culture where each and every member of staff has a voice. 


Monday to Friday, 42 weeks per year (39 weeks of term time plus 3 weeks of the school holiday periods). 

Salary: our rates of pay are competitive and higher than the local average



We are also looking for 2 x Apprentice's at our East Site. Please click on the link for more information





more information: 

All vacancies are for an immediate start and will obviously be subject to our safer recruitment processes including completion of our application form, two satisfactory references and a clear DBS check.  Ideally, all candidates will have current paediatric first aid certificates and up to date safeguarding training but this is not essential.

Rainbow Pre-School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act 1974. All posts are covered by the Children's Act 1989 and are subject to a satisfactory DBS and reference checks.