Deputy Creche Leader

We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Crèche Leader to join our team at the Walnuts Leisure Centre. If you already work with children and are looking to progress your career in childcare then this role is for you.

Deputy Creche Leader

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Position:   Deputy Crèche Leader

Location:  Walnuts Leisure Centre - Orpington

Salary:     £10,512 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, 23.5 hours for 51 weeks per year

Closes:     6.12.19


We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Crèche Leader to join our team at the Walnuts Leisure Centre. If you already work with children and are looking to progress your career in childcare then this role is for you.

You will work within the crèche, supporting the Crèche Leader in the day to day management of the childcare setting and act as leader in his or her absence. The role includes assisting the Crèche Leader in providing a caring, safe and secure environment for children to learn and grow through a variety of play opportunities. You will assist in planning and providing a range of age appropriate activities for children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years.  You will need to be available from 8.00am weekday mornings.


What skills we are looking for

·         Confident and experienced childcare practitioner

·         Professional attitude and desire to deliver an excellent  childcare service;

·         Excellent communication skills, including the ability to appropriately promote the positive behaviour of children where necessary;

·         Energetic and enthusiastic;

·         A can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service;

·         Knowledge of Child Development, Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding Children and OFSTED


Essential Qualification:

Childcare/Early Years: Level 2 and/or Level 3



In return you get to work for a great company with like minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

·         Free Leisure & Golf membership for you and one other;

·         20% off food and beverage and free hot drinks;

·         Stakeholder pension;

·         Exceptional achievement award scheme;

·         Employee disount & salary sacrifice schemes;


How to apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter, stating why your skills and experiences make you ideal for the role to


About us

We are a social enterprise on a mission to improve wellbeing. We make it simple for people to get more out of life by moving more, eating better, feeling positive and making new friends. We understand what it takes to make a positive impact on everyday wellbeing and we are here to make it simple, easy and more fun for everyone in our neighbourhoods to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Across the generations, from children to grandparents and everyone in between, we help people get to where they want to be, whatever their starting point. With swimming, gyms, golf, bowling, social and health programmes, our range of wellbeing services ensures we have something for everyone.


Important information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore successful applicants must undergo appropriate child protection screening; including checks with past employers and an enhanced background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview.

Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.  Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.  Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.

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