Early Years Leader

Full Time : Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Early Years Leader ref: 40035

Full Time - Seasonal Fixed Term Staff Contract

Competitive Seasonnaire Salary

Early Years Leader

Reports to: Childcare Manager

The amazing lifestyle and location that comes with the job offers the perfect opportunity for those looking for an adventure this summer. We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic and passionate staff to join the team.

As a member of our childcare team, you’ll be allocated an exclusive group of children typically aged 4 months to 5 years old, but could be leading groups up to the age of 12. All of our children’s clubs are fun, safe and exhilarating and help deliver action-packed holidays to our guests. Each day you’ll help create an exciting, stimulating and imaginative programme involving a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor activities to ensure the children have a holiday of a lifetime. The clubs we have are 4mth-11mth Baby Club, 1yr-2yr Toddler Club, 3yr-5yr Mini Club, 6yr-9yr Junior Club, 10yr-13yr Kidz Club & 14yr-17yr Indy Club.

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver the highest level of childcare
  • Create and develop an attractive, safe and stimulating environment
  • Tailor-make weekly age-appropriate exciting activity plans 
  • Operate to the highest standard of health and safety
  • Ensure Mark Warner standards are upheld
  • Maintain a high level of customer service

Additional Duties

  • Ensure the childcare toys and equipment are clean, safe and functional
  • Build excellent relationships with colleagues, parents and children
  • Observe children’s progression and achievements, record keeping where necessary
  • Participate in evening duties and babysitting
  • Ensure the appearance of the childcare is smart, tidy and professional
  • Maintain a professional and smart appearance
  • Follow the rota, as outlined by your manager
  • Work to promote additional revenue activities, and limit costs where possible
  • Attend end of week presentations to give out certificates to children
  • Extra duties around resort where needed
  • Assist with the general operation of the waterfront and resort

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent people skills, especially with children
  • Strong team player
  • Strong swimming
  • Organised, flexible and proactive
  • Fluent in English
  • Good problem solving


  • CACHE, NNEB, City & Guilds, BTEC National Diploma or equivalent childcare qualification (highly desirable)
  • Experience working in a childcare setting with children from 4 months of age
  • Valid Full or Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Enhanced DBS (we can arrange)
  • UK/EU passport holder
  • UK National Insurance or EU Social Security number
  • UK/EU bank account

This job description is a general overview of the role, there may be additional responsibilities and duties which will be made clear to you by your manager. We are always looking to enhance our staff package and benefits, to ensure the information is up to date, please see our website, or contact the recruitment department.


Open Date : Wed 20 Sep 23 Closing Date : Mon 18 Mar 24