January 2024 - New childcare offer for eligible working parents of 2 year olds

We are aware that some parents are experiencing difficulties with the application process for the new 2 year old funding offer, please do signpost them to HMRC Childcare Service helpline on 0300 123 4097 who will be able to advise.

Information can also be accessed through the Childcare Choices  website. As a Local Authority we have no authority on this process and currently have no additional information to that which has been published on Childcare Choices.

Early Years

Play Worker in Early Years - Castlefields School - High Wycombe.

Play Worker in Early Years - Castlefields School - High Wycombe.


  • Level 2 NVQ (or equivalent)
  • NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care Learning and Development or equivalent 
  • Recent experience of working in the Early Years 
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and practices


Responsibilities/Extra Information:

  • To input and assist with the planning of the curriculum.
  • To help to set up the Nursery each session and maintain a high standard of tidiness and cleanliness.
  • To act as a key worker to a small group of children or an individual child, liaising closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met.
  • Fostering good home/school links in line with school policy
  • To advise the Room Leader/Lead Teacher of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To support children’s learning and development across all area of the EYFS, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation.
  • To support children with their personal care.
  • To input to and attend appropriate Nursery staff meetings.
  • To attend in-service training courses and meetings as required.
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Room Leader/Lead
  • Teacher, in accordance with the School’s Development Plan and Objectives.
    To support trainee’s and volunteers as appropriate.
  • To comply with all H&S policies/procedures.

Contact: Prabhpreet Sohal 01494 436018


Please send your CV/Application form to: 



Link to provider website: https://www.castlefieldschool.co.uk/web/


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