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Welsh Government publish Childcare, Play and Early Years workforce plan

Today the Minister for Children and Social Care, Huw Irranca-Davies announced the publication of the Welsh Governments 10 year Childcare, Play and Early Years workforce plan. The plan focuses on 3 key themes: • Attracting high quality new entrants to the sector; • Raising standards and skills across the sector; and • Investing [...]

December 15th, 2017|

Your early years news, features and guides round up – December 2017

Here is our pick of the headlines affecting early years childcare in Wales from the past few weeks. Cwlwm The CWLWM partnership, of which Wales PPA is a member, is hosting a number of information and discussion events in the New Year for all childcare providers regarding the Childcare Offer in Wales. There are [...]

December 13th, 2017|

Delivering a tax cut for small businesses: a permanent small business rates relief scheme for Wales

Wales Pre-school Providers Association (Wales PPA) welcomes the Finance  Secretary’s  announcement  that a permanent Small Business Rates Relief scheme (SBRR) will be introduced from 1 April 2018. Increasing the upper threshold for rates relief for childcare providers from £12,000 to £20,500 will make a difference to a number  of  Wales PPA members in day nurseries [...]

December 13th, 2017|

What’s inside my smalltalk winter ed?

The elves will be delivering the winter issue of smalltalk to Wales PPA members next week, they may need a hand getting it through all those letterboxes because it's jam-packed! We feature the answers from Welsh Gov on providers questions on the childcare offer, we talk you through the next steps in the Auto Enrolment [...]

December 8th, 2017|

Pre-school Leader vacancy – Trefechan Toddlers

            Job title: Pre-school Leader Job description: Trefechan Toddlers Pre -School is looking for a Pre-school Leader with a level 3 qualification and minimum experience of two years within an early-years setting. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing and overseeing a safe and stimulating environment and high-quality education [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Playworker – Clwb Llewelyn ASC, Conwy

Clwb Llewelyn After School Club (based at Ysgol Porth y Felin) are recruiting a Playworker Hours: Mon - Fri (3pm until 6pm) term time only (15 hours) Salary: To be discussed Qualifications: Level 2 and CCLD is essential Start date: January 15th 2018 Closing date: Friday 22nd December 2017 All successful applications will be subject [...]

November 22nd, 2017|

Deputy Playgroup Leader (Permanent) – Presteigne Little People’s Daycare & Playgroup, Powys

Charity number: 1019909 Registration number: W160000038   Job Vacancy:  Deputy Playgroup Leader - permanent Hours – 33 per week average Salary – up to £15000 pro rata dependent on experience & qualifications Presteigne Little People's Daycare & Playgroup is looking for a warm, committed person to help the running of our well established and much [...]

November 22nd, 2017|

2+ Play Leader vacancy – Kerry Playgroup, Newtown

Email: kerryplaygroup@gmail.com   Kerry Playgroup and Pre-school is a registered charity with a small and friendly staff team and parent committee. We are an established part of the local community providing quality sessional day care in a fun and safe environment. We currently support children aged between 2 – 5 years, five mornings a week. [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Childcare Capacity in Wales Report

Welsh Gov have recently published a report on Childcare Capacity in Wales which aims to determine the ability of the existing childcare market to provide for the potential future demands for childcare, particularly when the new Childcare Offer is introduced. This involved three main stages: Identifying the supply of childcare and where it is located [...]

November 9th, 2017|

Regional Forum: Powys (Wednesday 29th November 2017)

WHEN: Thursday 29th  November 2017 (6.00 – 7.30pm) WHERE: Plas Dolerw, Milford Road, Newtown SY16 2EH   Programme for the evening: 6.00pm – 6.15pm                Refreshments and Introductions 6.15pm – 6.45pm                Governance: What does CIO mean? What should you be doing? Don’t know...... come along and find out. Get your questions, answered by Moya [...]

November 7th, 2017|