Deputy Lead Practitioner (Hope Cove) and Outdoor Early Years Practitioner (Kitley Farm Yealmpton) - Venture Outdoor Kindergarten

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Deputy Lead: £17,812.50 FTE, plus holiday pay, Early Years Practitioner: £15.500 - £18,000 FTE, plus holiday pay, dependent on qualifications and experience

Do you want to become part of the Venture Outdoor Kindergarten team? 

We have two posts available: Deputy Lead Practitioner and and Outdoor Early Years Practitioner.

Deputy Lead Practitioner Hope Cove (post reference: VHC1122DLP)

We are looking for a Deputy Lead Practitioner, who is passionate about engaging children in their environment, to join our adventurous business and help us to progress the kindergarten further. Venture Outdoor Kindergarten opened in January 2018 in Hope Cove. At Venture Hope Cove we spend the entire day outdoors on the beaches, woodlands and other open spaces. Our second setting, Venture Kitley Farm, opened in June 2020. Venture Kitley Farm, Yealmpton is based within a garden setting with a cosy indoor space provided by a large Scandinavian lodge with wood burning stove. We make the most of opportunities to spend the day in local woodland and at local beaches. As Deputy Lead Practitioner, you will predominantly be working with children aged 2.5 to 5 years with the vast majority of your time spent outside. There is also the opportunity to take on the additional role/s of Safeguarding Lead and / or SENCo.

  • Minimum qualification: Early Years Level 3 qualification
  • Salary: £17,812.50 FTE, plus holiday pay
  • Location: Venture Hope Cove, Hope Cove, near Kingsbridge (Monday to Thursday) and Mothecombe Beach (Friday).
  • Working days: Monday to Friday (Monday to Thursday considered for the right applicant). Opportunities exist for additional work at our school holiday camps during school holidays.
  • Working hours: 8.30 - 3.30 during Devon school term times. Additional work required outside of these times to fulfil the obligations of the role.
  • Start date: November 2022
     

To apply, please complete the application form on our website. 
 

Outdoor Early Years Practitioner Kitley Farm Yealmpton (post reference: VKF1122OEYP)

We are looking for an Outdoor Early Years Practitioner, who is passionate about engaging children in their environment, to join our adventurous business and help us to progress the kindergarten further. Venture Outdoor Kindergarten opened in January 2018 in Hope Cove. At Venture Hope Cove we spend the entire day outdoors on the beaches, woodlands and other open spaces. Our second setting, Venture Kitley Farm, opened in June 2020. Venture Kitley Farm, Yealmpton is based within a garden setting with a cosy indoor space provided by a large Scandinavian lodge with wood burning stove. We make the most of opportunities to spend the day in local woodland and at local beaches.

Minimum qualification: Early Years Level 3 qualification

  • Salary: £15.5k - £18k FTE, plus holiday pay, dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Location: Venture Kitley Farm, Yealmpton, PL8 2LT.
  • Working days: Up to 5 days per week available, Monday to Friday, during Devon school term times. Opportunities exist for additional work at our school holiday camps during school holidays.
  • Working hours: 8am - 4pm Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am - 3.30pm Friday.
  • Start date: November 2022, or negotiable for the right candidate.


To apply, please complete the application form on our website. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationChildcare
  • Work LocationPlymouthSouth Hams
  • Work Postcode

    PL8 2LT


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupTeaching - Special & Other


  • Salary Details

    Deputy Lead: £17,812.50 FTE, plus holiday pay, Early Years Practitioner: £15.500 - £18,000 FTE, plus holiday pay, dependent on qualifications and experience


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    See advert for full details

  • Closing Date

    06/10/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes