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Flexible Early Years Assistant

Early Years Alliance
Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea
£12.82 per hour
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

Job Details

About The Role
We have a fantastic opportunity for Flexible Early Years Assistant to join our team’s in Southend and Shoeburyness.
The Early Years Alliance has 3 nurseries located within Southend-Shoeburyness, these are Centre Place, Cockleshell and Shoebury, all rated Good by Ofsted and average 9.9 on day nurseries.
The role will be supporting all 3 settings and will require a commitment to travel between them as required.
We are looking for a Flexible Early Years Assistant who will offer our children high quality inclusive early years education and care. As a Flexible Early Years Assistant you would support us on a flexible basis to suit the needs of the nurseries. 
If you are interested in joining a team that provides fun, safe and stimulating learning opportunities and supports children to their full potential, then why not apply for a flexible role today?
Please note that all flexible posts are on an as and when required basis, so we are unable to offer guarantees of hours of work.

What we offer:
We are very proud to be part of the Early Years Alliance family of nurseries and pre-schools. Founded over 60 years ago, the Alliance is an educational charity dedicated to supporting the delivery of quality care and education to children and families.
The Alliance prides itself on being a supportive workplace, and as part of the organisation, we are incredibly pleased to be able to offer a range of support and benefits for our team members including:

  • 28 pro-rata days annual leave
  • employer and employee contribution pension scheme
  • regular access to internal and external learning and development opportunities.

Successful applicants will need:
Previous experience with young children, a friendly, flexible approach.
Willingness to undertake training leading to a recognised childcare qualification.
Also, you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, if your current certificate is not subscribed to the update service.

Interview date: TBC 



Core values

The Alliance believes that the well-being and achievement of children should be a key priority for society. We will work at local, regional and national levels with policy makers, parents, practitioners and children to achieve this end.  The Alliance works on a not for profit basis, independent of political or other influences through inclusive and democratic principles.

What we offer

The Alliance prides itself on being a supportive workplace and offers significant benefits for our team members including:

  • Extensive training and career progression planning, including access to our Learning Management System (LMS)
  • The Alliance has invested in FAMLY reducing paperwork and giving you more time to focus on the children.
  • 100% discount on childcare places
  • A generous workplace pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, with additional annual leave for long service.
  • Birthday leave so you can have a day off for your birthday dedicated to you and your well being
  • Enhanced sickness pay and paid bereavement leave
  • A Recruitment Referral Payment Scheme, giving you an introductory payment of up to £300 if someone you have referred to the Alliance takes up a role in the charity.
  • Vitality membership wellness and fitness app – including lots of great health benefits, rewards, telephone, and face to face counselling
  • Savings of up to 25% on O2 Refresh Airtime Plan on any new phone or tablets
  • A dedicated mental health First aider to support your mental well being


Company info
Early Years Alliance
50 Featherstone Street

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