Do you really have what it takes to work in early years?
Do you have a warm smiling face that can make every child feel special?
Are you able to laugh at jokes you don’t understand, or you don’t find funny!?
Have you got a little bit of quirkiness? If a child requests that you be a captain of a pirate ship, would you be the best pirate captain you can be?
You must feel comfortable telling everybody in the same room as you, that you are going to the toilet!
Although the ability to sing in tune is not necessary, the ability to sing out of tune in front of a crowd is essential.
You must be able to distribute warm hugs as required.
Do you possess the skills required to rapidly count the heads of numerous moving small people?
You need to be comfortable entering public places on the way home from work, with unknown substances on your clothing?
You will need to have a high level of comfort around talking about bodily functions. You must have a strong sense of smell to enable you to respond to said bodily functions.
The ability to pretend to eat playdough creations realistically is required, and that of drinking numerous cups of pretend tea.
You must have the ability to read a ten page fairytale, upside down, with at least 4 interruptions per page.
You must be prepared to have lots of fun in the workplace. Laughter is something you can expect to engage in for a large part of your working day.
Finally, you must be prepared to feel loved, special and important to many young children and their families.
This really is a very special job, and only certain people have what it takes. If you believe this could be you then please read through our full recruitment pack below, if you are still interested we would love to hear from you.
Katie and the management team at KTB Kids