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EYC Childcare Practitioners

Early Years Childcare Practitioner – Pheasey Park Farm Early Years Centre (2 post available)


  • PSP 1 – PSP 4 (£23,861 - £24,382 full time equivalent)

  • Permanent

  • Post 1 - 34 hours per week term time only

  • Post 2 - 34 hours per week full year

  • To start September 2024 following pre-employment checks


We are looking to recruit two excellent Childcare Practitioners to join our team at Pheasey Park Farm Early Years Centre.


The Centre provides full day care provision for children aged 0 months to 4 years, as well as wraparound care for 3 and 4 year olds.  The Centre also provides before and after school provision for primary aged children as well as some holiday clubs. 

The successful applicants will strengthen the Early Years Centre Staff Team and contribute positively to a high-quality learning environment by working as part of a team of staff.

Key responsibilities for the Early Years Practitioner role include:

  • To assist Room Leaders in providing an organised, welcoming and stimulating learning environment for all children;

  • Supporting all children in achieving their developmental milestones.

  • To implement the planned programme of activities as arranged by the Room Leader.

  • To carry out children’s observations in order to support the assessment of their learning and development.

  • To communicate with parents to achieve a positive relationship that supports the children’s well-being.

The posts will work under the direction of the Early Years Centre Manager.

Successful applicants will be team players and demonstrate excellent organisational, numeracy, literacy and ICT skills.

Elston Hall Learning Trust has been established since 2015 and currently consists of six schools across Wolverhampton, Walsall and Sandwell. The Trust is underpinned by the moral purpose to change lives for the better and ensure our children achieve their potential. We want our children to be the best they can be and through learning believe that they can achieve anything. We share these same values for our staff and pride ourselves on a culture of support and trust. As a member of our team, you will benefit from access to an Employee Assistance Programme through Medigold Health, access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme, excellent CPD opportunities as well as working with an outstanding and supportive team of colleagues.


Visits to the centre are strongly encouraged – please contact Tracey Ilsley on 0121 366 7639 or to arrange a visit.





Our commitment to the wellbeing and safeguarding of our young people


Elston Hall Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and barred list check along with other relevant employment checks including at least two satisfactory references, prohibition check for teaching staff, right to work in the UK and qualifications.


Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a self-declaration form prior to interview and online searches may be carried out on all shortlisted applicants. References will be sought for shortlisted applicants prior to interview where possible. If you would prefer us to not to do this, please indicate this and reasons on your application form.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


Further information can be found on our Trust website including our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies, the reference form we use to obtain references, and our policy on the recruitment of ex-Offenders.


To apply, visit to download an application form. Please complete and return the application form for the attention of Dawn Cooper to

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