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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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Children Centre Staff - Lewisham



We have a number of exciting opportunity to join an experienced team to provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending our Children Centres and to...View vacancy details

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Lewisham, SE
Closing date: 
Jul 16, 2018

Creche Workers



To organise/facilitate play activities on an ad-hoc basis for a mobile crèche...View vacancy details

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£9.00 per hour
Croydon, CR0 8RA
Closing date: 
Jan 31, 2020
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Senior Nursery Practitioner – Foxcubs



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The Pre-school Learning Alliance is a major educational charity with over 50 years’ experience in the field of pre-school education and a significant provider of vocational...View vacancy details

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£13,460 - £14,914 per annum
Foxcubs Nursery, LU1 1TZ
Closing date: 
Jun 11, 2018
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Pre-school Manager - Teignmouth



The Pre-school Learning Alliance is a leading educational charity specialising in the early years. We provide practical support to over 15,000 early years settings and make a positive contribution to the care and...View vacancy details

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£8,361.88 per annum
Teignmouth Pre-School, TQ14 8QP
Closing date: 
Jul 17, 2018
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Deputy Nursery Manager

The Pre-school Learning Alliance is a leading early years Charity, also the largest voluntary sector provider of childcare services.  We have some exciting opportunities in our Storkway Nursery based in Kidbrooke.  The...View vacancy details

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£24,480 - £25,226 p.a. inclusive of London and Recruitment Weightings
London, SE3 9QX
Closing date: 
Aug 13, 2018
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