Cottage Preschool

Cottage Preschool is located in the heart of Rainham village at the Royals Youth Centre. It offers three age appropriate rooms

Butterfly room – Our 4 year olds Rising Fives room for children starting school in the next academic year.

Sunshine room – Our Preschool room for children aged 2- 3 years

Rainbow room – Our Nursery room for the youngest 2 year olds with a higher ratio of staff of 1:4

There is CCTV in all rooms. Children have the opportunity for daily outdoor play in our purpose built childrens’ garden.

Cottage Preschool Managers

Rebecca Kelly
Rebecca KellyPre-school Manager
Carlie Hopkins
Carlie HopkinsDeputy Preschool Manager

Early Years Preschool Practitioners

The staff at Val Robinson Childcare are a team of highly trained and experienced Childcare Practitioners, each carefully selected for their caring nature and professionalism, thereby providing their own particular skills. All staff are qualified to NVQ level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development or equivalent. Early Years Practitioners can be identified by Red Tunics.

We offer excellent adult child ratios of 1 : 4 for children under 3 years and 1 : 6 for children aged 3 – 5 year olds.

Current job Vacancies

We are currently recruiting NVQ2/3 Childcare Practitioners who are passionate about childcare to join our friendly highly qualified and experienced team of childcare professionals.

Hours of work: 8.15am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday during school term time.

A good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage 2021 and a sound knowledge Safeguarding desirable

Experience in working in a Early Years setting

knowledge of Tapestry Learning journals and a 12 hour First Aid qualification an advantage.

Apply with CV to

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