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As a leading early years charity we employ over 2000 people nationally. If you would like to make a positive contribution to the learning, development and care of very young children, we would like to hear from you.

We directly manage over 100 early years settings across England and we have 24 Service Hubs across the country that support our members and provide services such as training and family support.


What makes us special 

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • Family friendly policies
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Staff development opportunities
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive holiday entitlement


Diversity and equality

The Alliance aims to employ the best possible staff and offers equality of opportunity by ensuring no person is discriminated against in seeking employment or during their employment with us.

You will be assessed on your ability to meet the criteria set out in the person specification. It is essential you provide evidence of the skills and experience required for the post, preferably using specific examples.

Applicants will be considered on the basis of their suitability for the post, regardless of age, race, religious beliefs, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital status or sexual orientation. 

We welcome applications from all sections of society and value the differences that people can bring to the organisation. The Alliance expects all successful candidates to support our Diversity and Equality policy.


Next steps

To find out more email our Recruitment team.

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Stay & Play Group Facilitators Volunteer



We are looking for a motivated individual to support the Play Leader and Project Coordinators in the running of Stay & Play sessions in community centres.  This supports the creation of great childcare and...View vacancy details

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Hatherton Pre-School, WS2 7JT
Closing date: 
Dec 31, 2020
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Flexible Crèche Worker



We are currently recruiting for bank staff.

The Pre-School Learning Alliance and its partners “A Better Start Southend” are a Big Lottery funded initiative working with the local community to shape and redesign...View vacancy details

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£9.71 per hour inclusive of holiday entitlement
SAVS Centre, SS1 1BW
Closing date: 
Dec 31, 2020
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Flexible Crèche Workers - Level 2 & 3



As a crèche worker you will enable parents to take part in courses and meetings to design services, allowing them to contribute knowing that their children are being looked after in a safe, stimulating environment....View vacancy details

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£8.31 to £9.42 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)
Ealing, W13
Closing date: 
Dec 31, 2020
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Flexible Childcare Practitioners



We are looking to establish a list of approved childcare practitioners. Practitioners will work within our crèche team, across a variety of settings within Milton Keynes, although, there are no guaranteed hours of work...View vacancy details

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£7.83 per hour
Milton Keynes, MK11
Closing date: 
Dec 31, 2020
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Flexible Nursery Assistant (Unqualified)

in Ilfracombe
£8.76 per hour

Early Years Educators - Fixed Term (Maternity) Spilsby

£16,434.60 - £17,053.40 per annum, pro rata

Nursery Assistant (Maternity Cover)

in Egloskerry Nursery
£6,502.47 per annum

Community Stay & Play Network Officer

in Hatherton Pre-school
£15,756 per annum