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

Pre-School Assistant - Prestwood Infant School - Prestwood

Pre-School Assistant - Prestwood Infant School - Prestwood


We are seeking someone who has experience of working with 2-4 year olds; can provide a safe, fun environment for the children through a range of appropriate activities and play opportunities; have a clear understanding of the EYFS framework and take a role in activity planning and preparation. . A level 3 childcare qualification is essential.

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

This role requires you to carry out the duties and responsibilities of a Pre-school Assistant working with children aged 2 to 4 years, under the direction of the Pre-school Manager. As Pre-school Assistant at Prestwood expected to:
Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Adhere to school policies and guidance.
  • Promote independence in learning and a Growth Mindset amongst our pupils.
  • Create a safe and positive learning environment by managing pupils’ behaviour, in accordance with the school's behaviour policy.
  • Support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required.
  • Work with colleagues and be part of a team.
  • Have an interest in working with children with additional needs helping them access the curriculum.
  • Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups, under the direction of the Preschool Manager
  • Keep learning journal for key children using our online programme.
  • Set up Preschool for the next day and participate in planning.
  • Look after pupils who have had accidents, need help dressing or are upset, including changing nappies and potty training.
  • Participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of your own performance.

Contact:  Sarah Keeble


Please send your CV/Application form to:  bursar@pvsf.org.uk


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