Job title: Pre-School Manager (Term-time only)

Location: Fairfield Play Centre, NW1

Salary: £24,439 per annum

Reporting to: Senior Centre Manager

Responsible for: Deputy Manager/SENCo, Early Years Workers, Volunteers, Sessional playworkers and work placements

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

Hours: 35 hours per week during term-time (38 weeks per annum), 35 hours per week during school holidays (1 week per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent

Essential Requirements: Qualifications Level 3 and above as is hands on experience with at least 3 years’ experience working within an early year’s environment. Proven ability to manage a team

Job Purpose and Context

The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality, inclusive early education and childcare, for children aged 2-4 years. The role will promote teaching and learning to ensure that children are ready for school. The Pre-School Manager will lead practice within the setting, ensuring that children experience a broad range of play and learning opportunities, to enable them to develop knowledge and skills as a foundation for good future progress through school and life. As well as being an experienced Early Years professional, you will work effectively with stakeholders and parents to develop positive and effective relationships.


About 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 PACE Head Office on 020 7183 5120


How to Apply

Please send completed applications to [email protected] or post to Iola McCarogher, Fairfield Playcentre, 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