Early Years Educators - Indoors and Outdoor opportunities

Windmill Hill City Farm
Windmill Hill City Farm
£12.56 per hour
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 7 May, 2024 - 12:00
Contract Type: 
Full and Part time opportunities available - please see job apps for full details
Contract Details: 
Permanent, Full and Part time
Details of Role: 

We have full time and part time vacancies in our Children and Family Services department for Level 3 Qualified Practitioners to join our team of childcare professionals.  In our nursery, we have 2 Full time (37.5 or 40hpw) vacancies and 1 part-time (30/34hpw) vacancy. In our Outdoor learning cabin, we have a part-time opportunity to join our ‘Farm Adventurers’ team (1 x 9hpw split across 2 mornings). 

The Farm Adventurers role does not require a Level 3 qualification however, early years experience is desirable and a Forest School qualification or experience would be really valuable.

If you are interested in creating a great indoor and outdoor learning environment for the children aged 0-5 years attending our setting, building trusting relationships with their parents and carers, please apply.  If you want to give children a valuable start in life, a great early year’s education and help them to develop their social skills in a safe and caring environment that promotes learning through play, then we would love to hear from you.


What we offer:

Support and guidance through working with a dedicated childcare team.

To expand your knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage with training and support.

Employee programme which covers good practice elements such as workplace wellbeing, workplace culture, competitive pay and benefits – not forgetting 10% staff discount in our award-winning café!

Access to all the resources the farm has to offer.


Location:                             Windmill Hill City Farm, Children & Family Services Dept.                           

Hours:                                   Full time (37.5 or 40 hpw, Mon-Fri) & part time (30/34 hpw, Tues-Fri)

                                               Farm Adventurers role is 9 hpw, Mon & Friday mornings, 8.30 – 1pm

Opening hours:                 Our Nursery and Farm Adventurers are open all year round

Salary:                                  £26,124.80 pa [FTE], (£12.56ph), pro rata for part time. 

Grade:                                  B

Job reference:                   202404CFS03 – Early Years Educators indoor (Level 3) - please select correct application form

Job reference:                  202404CFS04 – Outdoor Early Years Educator (Farm Adventurers) - please select correct application form

Closing date:                      Tuesday 7th May, 12noon

Interviews:                         w/c 13th May 2024

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the rich diversity of our city.

Safer recruiting statement.

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.  All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.

How to Apply: 

Download the correct job application for the role you are interested (Level 3 indoors Early Years Educators, or Outdoors Early Years Educator) and return your completed application to recruitment@windmillhillcityfarm.org.uk by the specified closing date.  Please use the Job Description as a guide to help you complete your application, demonstrating how you meet the essential and any desirable criteria.

Contact Person: 
Laura Usher, Children and Family Services Manager
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0117 9633299
Postal Address: 
Windmill Hill City Farm Philip street Bedminster Bristol BS3 4EA