Early Years Play Rep

This is a full time position in Camden, London

Job title: Early Years Play Rep

Location: Fortune Green Playcentre

Salary: £23,789 - £25,664 (£13.79 per hour unqualified, £14.88 per hour qualified)

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

Hours: Term-time 32.5 hours per week (41 weeks per annum), 35 hours per week during school holidays (11 weeks per annum).


What to expect in this role

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of: high quality, inclusive, childcare, play and learning opportunities for low income and disadvantaged communities within Camden Borough. The Early Years Play Rep will observe and respond to children’s needs and interests contributing to the creation of a welcoming, stimulating and safe environment which supports children’s development and well-being. The Early Years Play Rep will help develop the foundations for children’s future progress through school and life. During term-time you will support the preschool to uphold EYFS standards by completing observations, children’s profiles and key working. You will also support the play service for children aged 4-12 years providing daily pick-ups from the local schools and acting as a Playworker during school holidays.

As part of this role, you will work from 9am to 4pm on weekdays during term time at our Pre-School. During the School Holidays, you will have a 7-hour shift between 8am and 6pm.

About PACE

About PACE We are a local, grass-roots charity providing high-quality, inclusive play services in Camden to children aged 2 to 18 years.

Our team is what makes our work possible, and we look for passionate, experienced team members to ensure we deliver exceptional services to our community. In return, we offer an extensive package of benefits including:

  • free sessions for your children while on duty,
  • the London Living Wage,
  • 5% contribution to your pension,
  • flexible leave arrangements,
  • 6 days paid sick leave (pro rata),
  • ongoing professional development and training,
  • Cycle to Work Scheme,
  • employee assistance programme.


We like to have our staff grow with us and promote from within. We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and recruit team members in line with our policy statement on Equal Opportunities and Human Rights


How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please send in your application as soon as possible. 

To apply, please send a completed application form to [email protected] or mail to Iola McCarogher, PACE Head Office, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.

If you would like more information on this role, call 020 7183 5120 (Ext. 629).

Please note this role requires an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and satisfactory references.

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