Pre-School Manager and Pre-School Leader Positions.

Little Birch Pre-School are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Pre-School Manager and a Pre-School Leader to support our team and ensure that all statutory, legal and setting obligations are followed and met. We are a committee supported, Ofsted ‘Good’ rated, charity setting with an intake of children aged 2 to 4 years.

We are looking for people with a positive outlook, to support and motivate the team allowing the pre-school to reach its full potential. The Manager will be responsible for the continued excellent management in all aspects of the pre-school; including funding, invoicing, policies, safeguarding and performance management. The Leader will be responsible for the successfull implementation of the EYFS. If you are passionate about child development and working with children, have an excellent working knowledge of the EYFS and want to be part of a progressive approach to early years then we want to hear from you.

The Details


The Manager position is 20 hours a week on a term time only basis, with the possibility of extra hours to provide cover as required. Salary £10.50 p/h. 

Monday - 08:30 - 12:30

Tuesday - 08:00 - 16:00

Wednesday - 12:00 - 16:00

Friday - 08:30 - 12:30

The leader position is 32 hours per week on a term time only basis,with the possibility of extra hours to provide cover as required. Salary dependent on experience.


Monday - 08:00 - 16:30

Wednesday - 08:00 - 16:00

Thursday - 08.00 - 16:00

Friday - 08:00 - 16:00

How to apply

You can download an application form, job description and person specification by clicking the documents below, a copy of the safeguarding procedure is available on request.

Application Form               Manager Job Description & Person Specification



Leader Job Description & Person Specification

The closing date for applications is 12:30pm on Thursday 6th February 2020

Internal applicants may apply. Interviews to be held from Friday 7th February 2020

Please submit your completed application to:

Please submit postal applications marked CONFIDENTIAL to: Little Birch Pre-School, c/o Blandford St Mary Primary School, Birch Avenue, Blandford St Mary, Dorset, DT11 9QD

We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all applicants. Little Birch Pre-School is committed to Safeguarding. Enhanced DBS and full references will be required.