Are you an experienced Early Years professional? Do you love making a strategic difference? Can you help develop our busy childcare settings to the highest standards?

Arun Church are looking for an experienced Head of Early Years to lead our established childcare teams. This role will support the Managers in their day-to-day running of the settings. Additionally, the Head of Early Years will work to develop a culture of excellence. Importantly, you will do this through improving standards, inspiring good practice and promoting the church’s values. All this is part of our mission to bring life to everyone, everywhere, every day. Therefore you will need a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Consequently in this role you will work closely with the Executive and Senior Leaders.

  • £31,035 (SP38) per annum
  • 15 hours per week (part-time)
  • Initial 1 year contract

At Arun Church offer a range of activities and services tailored to the needs of the local community. This includes The Wickbourne Centre, PlayCentre Pre-School and Nursery, CAP Debt Help, and Arun Youth Projects community youth service among others. Consequently we keep our focus on the safety and welfare of children and young people. We also offer a fun, supportive team environment and rewarding work.

Appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.


Please download and read the information below. You should return your completed Application Form to us at the church office in The Wickbourne Centre, or via email to

Head of Early Years Documentation


Application Form


Closing date: 5pm, Friday 13th September 2019

Interview date: September 2019