Job title: Early Years Deputy Manager with SENCo responsibilities

Location: Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR

Salary: £20,367 per annum for 33 hours per week for 38 weeks term time and 35 hours for 1 week during school holidays.

Reporting to: Early Years Lead Practitioner

Responsible for: Early Years Workers, sessional staff, volunteers, interns and placement workers

Annual Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro-rata

Hours: 33 hours per week during term-time (38 weeks p/a) with the option to take on additional hours during school holidays if you have the relevant skills for playwork

Contract Type: Maternity Cover – 9 months with possibility of extension

Essential Requirements: A relevant Cache/NVQ Level 2/3 qualification in Early Years Childcare. Knowledge, understanding and experience of delivering the EYFS curriculum in relation to Ofsted requirements for registration and inspection


Job Purpose and Context.

The purpose of this role is to plan for and support the delivery of high quality, inclusive, childcare, play and learning opportunities for children aged 2-4 years in the London borough of Camden. Through contributing to the creation of a welcoming, stimulating, safe environment, which supports children’s development and well-being, the Early Years Worker will help develop the foundations for children’s future progress through school and life. The Early Years worker will observe and respond to children’s needs and interests.


An introduction to PACE:

PACE is a user-led, grass-roots charity founded in 2011 by a group of parents and play work professionals in Camden to establish high quality inclusive play services in the borough. We now operate a range of services for children aged 2-18 years. We enjoy strong links within the local community and employ a highly experienced, expert staff team.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post call 020 7183 5120.  Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service and satisfactory references.


How to apply

Please send completed applications to [email protected] or post to Iola McCarogher, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and references satisfactory to PACE.

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2023