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Quaggy Job Vacancies

Quaggy Development Trust is a charitable voluntary organisation looking to recruit staff for our Children's Centre and Nurseries. We are committed to delivering high quality, sustainable childcare as well as a range of other community services. 

We are looking to recruit dedicated, motivated, well-trained staff for our Children's Centre and Nurseries who are passionate about improving the lives of local children and families. These are full time and part time Early Years Practitioner and Early Years Assistant positions at our Lewisham Children's Centre, Quaggy at Invicta Nursery and Quaggy at Parkside Nursery.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and their families and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.


Senior Early Years Practitoner – term time only

We require a Senior Early Years Practitioner, Term time only, with a minimum qualification of level 3 in Childcare to work three days per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8.00 till 6.00 pm at our Blackheath setting. They should be able to demonstrate a commitment to lead a small team, assisting and supporting the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage for children aged 2 - 5 years.

If you're interested in the above post please  contact: and request an application form for this poisition. 


Quaggy Community Counselling Service (QCCS) 

Eevening Receptionist / Administrator 

QCCS is a BACP accredited community based counselling service, dedicated to promoting the emotional and mental wellbeing of the local community in Lewisham and Royal Borough of Greenwich.  Many of our clients are parents and carers in families under stress or in crisis who present with a wide range of issues.  QCCS was established in 2008; located within Quaggy Children’s Centre and managed by Quaggy Development Trust.

The successful candidate will have good administrative skills and an understanding of counselling work.  They will support a team of counsellors on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5-9pm (8 hours per week - term time only).

Salary: £10.05 per hour.

For more information and an application pack, please contact

Catherine Taylor on: 020 8465 9785 or email:

Location: Quaggy Children’s Centre, Orchard Hill, Lewisham, London SE13 7QZ

Closing Date: Monday 11th February 2019


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