Current Early Years Vacancies – For our Early Years posts we offer a rolling recruitment programme.

North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres are excited to be recruiting for qualified and unqualified early years practitioners to work in our Children’s Centres in Calderdale. We have a variety of day/hours are currently available within our day care settings.

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres have been established in Calderdale since 2014 and now have a contract in place until March 2022. They are committed to supporting communities to provide high quality learning opportunities for children and parents/carers and they are invested in developing a strong passionate staff team that work with partners to ensure the best outcomes.

We are currently recruiting staff for the following posts:-

Early Years Practitioner Plus

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

Early Years Practitioner

This post is designed to attract newly qualified and unqualified staff, staff returning to childcare following a break and staff wanting to get in to this line of work. You will be working with children and their families to support them to develop and have the best start in life.

Early Years SEND Support

These posts work to an Early Years Practitioner job description and are in place to support the setting with inclusion for children with SEND. The hours and times are varied for these posts and may suit a candidate needing school hours. These posts are offered on a 12 month fixed contract from September and are generally term time only.

All of the posts have an attractive annual leave package including a period of closure at Christmas, additional leave for 5 years’ service, staff voucher incentives and 2 training days a year. There are multiple training opportunities and internal career progression routes within the different departments of the organisation.

 Posts are available at the following centres: –

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North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership have Sessional members of staff who are available to work and cover when they are required.

· This type of work may suit your lifestyle – there are no set hours, it is casual work based on your availability.

· This covers all areas of work – Administration, Reception, Childcare, Cook, Cleaner, Caretaker and Domestic.

· You give us your availability and we work around you!

Benefits of becoming a Sessional Worker:

· Gain skills, knowledge and self-esteem.

· Improve your employment prospects.

· Enhance your CV.

· Develop existing skills and knowledge.

Download an application pack, or alternatively contact the Business Support Team on 01422 251090 who can post a pack out for you.

Once you have fully completed your application form:

·Return it by post or hand to:

Core Services

Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre

Ovenden Road




Or email to:

We will then send you an acknowledgement letter detailing the process and send for the two references you have put on your application. We will keep you updated with regular telephone calls or emails.