Early Years Educators (Bank Staff)

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Coin Street Nursery have fantastic opportunities for experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic early years educators to join our friendly and committed team. We are looking for trained and skilled educators who have a desire to work with children encouraging active learning and promoting strong parent/carer partnerships.

Based in the Coin Street neighbourhood centre, minutes from Waterloo and Blackfriars stations and on the doorstep of the bustling South Bank, our family and children’s centre puts the child at the centre of their unique learning journey and uses our surroundings as a place for real life learning. 

This provision encompasses a 59-place nursery, holiday play schemes, activity camps, creche facility to support parents to engage in training and support, and our work with external partners as part of our Family and Children’s Centre provision working with families across Waterloo and North Southwark. 

We are looking to recruit bank staff who will be available to provide cover for staff absences. You will be part of a dedicated team of educators who are supported by two experienced senior teachers.

You will provide cover on an ad hoc basis within our current shift rota which is between the hours of 8am-6pm. Coin Street is committed to paying the Living Wage and all Early Years Educators are paid £12.06 per hour.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate the following:

  • a recognised qualification in childcare, ideally Level 3 and above
  • a commitment to working in partnership with parents
  • experience of working with the EYFS and the ability to hit the ground running
  • a can-do and enthusiastic attitude
  • experience of planning, observing, and recording children’s achievements
  • proven skills in positive behaviour management
  • excellent spoken and written English

Creating an inspirational neighbourhood
Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB) is a social enterprise responsible for developing and managing a significant part of London’s South Bank. We have transformed a largely derelict area into a thriving place for people to live, work and visit. We provide the opportunities and spaces for people to lead their own change.

Our activities are wide and far reaching. From giving families and children the best start in life through our childcare and family support, to creating and maintaining high quality live, work and play spaces on land which we own.

We promote enterprise, creativity and lifelong learning whether that’s through providing employment, volunteering opportunities, nurturing enterprise or delivering programmes and activities.  We provide housing that supports our community; we champion co-operative housing and influence local and national housing policy.

From sports and dance to healthy eating and gardening, we offer a range of facilities and activities accessible to everyone to support health and wellbeing in our community.


Zero Hours Bank staff - £12.06 per hour

In return we can offer you:

  • 27 days’ annual leave (excluding bank holidays), pro rata
  • Auto-enrolment qualifying pension for zero hours staff
  • Health and wellbeing package including a confidential employee assistance programme
  • Commitment to training and development

To Apply
To apply please submit an up to date CV and the supporting questions form. We are unable to consider CVs if they are not accompanied by the supporting questions form.  The equal opportunities form is optional.

Please send your complete application to recruitment@coinstreet.org

Closing Date
We will continue to review CVs as they are submitted and will contact candidates on a rolling basis. 

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