Preschool Room Leader/Early Years Teacher (Maternity cover)

Hours:32-40 hours per week

We are looking for a qualified Early Years Teacher / Professional to join our team of dedicated staff. The role is for a room leader’s position to cover maternity leave in our Preschool unit.

You will be leading a busy unit of both staff and children aged 3-5. The role is to implement and maintain a high quality, caring environment for the children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

The successful candidate must hold at least a Level 6 in Early Years Education, have proven recent experience within a childcare setting, a working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and leading a team. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, have excellent time management skills, be of a motivated and positive manner and show commitment, enthusiasm and high energy levels. Knowledge of statutory and non-statutory policies essential.

We offer a competitive salary, continuing professional development, in house training and a staff recognition scheme. There are also opportunities to work additional hours to build up additional time off (TOIL scheme).

If you’re looking for a rewarding, fulfilling role where every day is different, please send your CV and a covering letter to or for more information please contact us on 01392 498814.

Here at Munchkins, our ethos is that every child deserves to have the best start in life. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality care, creating wonderful experiences for the children and employing passionate and motivated staff.

All successful job offers are contingent upon 2 acceptable references and a clear DBS check.