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Job Vacancies

At Buttsbury Pre-School, we are always seeking exceptional individuals to join our team and uphold our commitment to maintaining a secure and nurturing atmosphere for our families. We value diversity and strive to provide equal opportunities. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please browse through our current job vacancies.

Pre-school Practitioner (Bank Staff) - currently unavailable

  • Billericay, Essex

  • £ competitive

  • 3/3.5 hours per session

  • Term time only, as and when required

  • Zero hours contract

Pre-school Practitioner (Bank Staff) Role

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Buttsbury Pre-school to join the relief staff team in our fantastic new facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Helping to prepare and fully set out the playroom before children arrive and tidy it up after children leave

  • Supervising the children and protecting them from dangerous or harmful situations

  • Ensuring safeguarding procedures are followed

  • Assisting with creating a stretching, stimulating and varied programme of activities and responding to each child’s individual developmental needs

The Ideal Person

We are looking for an individual with excellent interpersonal skills enabling them to communicate effectively with the children, parents and colleagues. Strong organisational skills are essential as the successful candidate will be required to undertake observations and assessments in line with the EYFS. A level 2 qualification in an early years subject or equivalent is desired for this role but please apply if you are interested to work with children and/or planning to/already are undertaking early years training at this level or above.


PLEASE NOTE: HOURS OF WORK – To be in and ready to work before 8.30am for the morning session or 12pm for the afternoon session unless offered a temporary 3 hour session.

  • 3 hours – 8.40am – 12.10pm or 12.10pm – 3.10pm

  • 3.5 hours - 8.30am – 12pm or 12pm – 3.30pm

Should you be successful in gaining the role, we are unable to release you to drop your child at school/pick your child up at the end of the day, so you will need to make other arrangements for school drop off/pick up.


Additional information: Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a Disclosure Barring Service check will be undertaken prior to appointment.


How to apply: An application form, job description and person specification are available from the Administration Office at the Pre-school or can be emailed to you. Please telephone 01277 631816 or email


Our pre-school provides children aged 2-5 with learning and development in a safe, stimulating, positive environment. Therefore, we are always looking for volunteers to work alongside staff to engage appropriately with children in their play, support with setting up and clearing away, and help keep our setting a clean, safe space.


We want our volunteers to be as diverse as the people we support. We need volunteers with a range of life experiences, skills and knowledge. In return for giving your time and talents, you will receive quality training, ongoing support, and the reward of knowing that you are making a real difference. This role will particularly suit volunteers who:

  • Are self-motivated, energetic and committed individuals

  • Have experience in engaging with young children

  • Have a good standard of spoken English

  • Are confident meeting new people

  • Have an understanding of the need to keep children safe and will adhere to our safeguarding policies.

You may like to chat with a member of staff about whether this is the right role for you, or you may be ready to apply right now. Either way, leave your contact details with us and a member of staff will be in touch to discuss your next steps in becoming a volunteer.


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