St Alphege Pre-school

We are a community Preschool, in the heart of Solihull, offering education to 2 & 3 year olds.

Operating as usual



Are you a passionate Early Years Educator wanting to join a growing team?
As an Early Years Educator, you will play a vital role in providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for young children (2-8) to learn and grow.

You will be responsible for planning and implementing age-appropriate activities, promoting social and emotional development, and ensuring the health and safety of the children in your care.

Duties include -
- Plan and deliver engaging and interactive lessons and activities that promote learning and development
- Create a safe and inclusive environment for children to explore, play, and learn
- Observe and assess children's progress, identifying areas for improvement or additional support
- Collaborate with parents/guardians to ensure open communication and involvement in their child's education
- Maintain accurate records of children's attendance, progress, and any incidents or accidents that occur
- Foster positive relationships with children, parents/guardians, and colleagues
- Follow all health and safety guidelines to ensure the well-being of the children

Qualifications -
- Previous experience working with young children in an educational setting
- Knowledge of child development principles and best practices in early childhood education
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
- Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with young children

Qualities and Experience Required:
NNEB, NVQ3 or Btec qualified with experience in working within an EYFS setting.

You will need to be flexible and enthusiastic with the right mannerism, respect and approach to children and other personnel.

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the lives of young children and have the qualifications listed above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £11.44-£11.75 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 30 per week


Company events
Company pension
Employee discount
Free parking
Health & wellbeing programme
Sick pay

Monday to Friday
School type:


GCSE or equivalent (preferred)
Work Location: In person

[email protected]


Wraparound care available from St Alphege Infants and Nursery.
Places are available for both morning and afternoon sessions offering a wide range of activities based around your child’s interests.☀️
Please drop in for an application form or email [email protected]
We take 3 year old funding.

St Alphege Preschool 11/01/2024

🎓Places available, start now! 🎓
St Alphege Pre-school, Church Hill Road.

Email [email protected] to apply or visit for more info.

Morning, afternoon or full day sessions available.

Town centre location, parking on site.

St Alphege Preschool Preschool prides itself in offering a caring, stimulating, safe and happy environment where children are individually valued and their needs met. We help children to build their skills to their full potential and give them the opportunity to engage people outside their family and to develop confiden...

St Alphege Preschool 12/12/2023

🎓Places available, start now! 🎓
St Alphege Pre-school, Church Hill Road.

Email [email protected] to apply or visit for more info.

Morning, afternoon or full day sessions available.

Town centre location, parking on site.

St Alphege Preschool We offer a caring, stimulating, safe and happy environment where children are individually valued and their needs met. We help children to develop their skills to their full potential and give them the opportunity to engage with people outside their family to develop confidence and social skills. We...

St Alphege Preschool 17/11/2023


👀 Job Opportunity – Play Worker
St Alphege Preschool Group

What is the job role?
We are a happy and successful preschool group in the heart of Solihull, wishing to appoint a caring, hardworking, and enthusiastic member of staff to join our team to cover our wraparound and after school provision. The post will commence as soon as

Nurturing, Inclusive, Caring, Enriching

Are you inspirational?
Are you looking for a new challenge?

Work Pattern
14 hours per week at our wraparound and after school club
39 weeks term time only (pro rata) Fixed term until July 2024 (potential opportunity to extend)

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who is:
• A great team player with good interpersonal skills
• Adaptable and capable
• Someone who brings energy and humour to work
• Enthusiastic and committed to giving the best to every child

We can offer you:
• A warm and welcoming atmosphere
• Children who are enthusiastic, keen to learn, and demonstrate excellent behaviour
• Supportive and caring parents
• Excellent professional development opportunities
• A strong, collaborative team who respect each other, strive for excellence and have the courage to make decisions, take risks and support each other positively
• An opportunity to work and learn alongside an experienced and successful leadership team with a proven track record of securing school improvement across different settings.

Closing date: 15th December 2023
Start Date: December 2023

Our preschool group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Level 2 Early years educator certification would be preferential but not essential.

To apply, please download an application pack from

For mor information on our setting, please visit

[email protected]

St Alphege Preschool We offer a caring, stimulating, safe and happy environment where children are individually valued and their needs met. We help children to develop their skills to their full potential and give them the opportunity to engage with people outside their family to develop confidence and social skills. We...


For any children currently in year 6 attending ANY school. Register now, places are free.

We are delighted to be restarting our parish youth group. This is for Yr. 6 and up and will run on Fridays from 5pm – 6.20pm at the Oliver Bird Hall (next to St. Alphege Church), beginning this Friday 17th November. Sessions will include pizza, activities, and games – and will be led by our experienced youth team who have undergone safeguarding training and checks at the highest level. The aim is to provide a safe space where friendships and faith can grow, enjoying lots of fun at the same time. There is no charge, but registering is essential. To register, please follow this link

Photos from St Alphege Pre-school's post 10/11/2023

The children have been busy this week celebrating Diwali and learning about Remembrance day.


Support our schools and come along to the Christmas Fayre! 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄


We are so excited to announce details for the Christmas Fair which will be held on Friday 8th December 4-6pm at Infant School. We have a number of fantastic stalls, games and goodies planned! Entrance can be paid on the door so please bring your family and friends along to enjoy!!

Santa will be in his grotto and if you would like see him and carry out some fun activities with his elves, slots can be booked on PTA Events from Monday 20th November. Slots are limited so get in early to avoid disappointment!

In order to collect things we need for the Fair, each year group has been allocated an item from our “wish list” which we would like you to bring in on Wednesday 29th November. Details of this are also below!!

More details will follow later in the month about the Christmas raffle and bake sale which will be held at the event.

As in previous years, Year 2 parents have been asked to lead on the running of the event. We however do still require some more volunteers to help run stalls. If you are able to help on the day please comment below or email [email protected]

Ho Ho Ho

The FSAS Committee


Exciting developments in our Town Centre.

Mell Square set for radical revamp with major developer on board 🏗️🏢
We've named Muse Places as our preferred development partner to bring forward ambitious regeneration plans for the iconic Mell Square.
Read more here 👉


The children have loved Forest School this week!

Photos from St Alphege Pre-school's post 26/10/2023

Autumn has been a busy half term, look at the fun we have had!


This is happening on Saturday, free entry for all the family, come along to learn about wildlife and the woodlands.
Parking at Elmdon park by St Nicholas' Church, Elmdon.

Cllr Samantha Gethen

Solihull Council


This is brilliant! Over 4million views so far.
Perhaps we should give it a try with our children???


Good evening all

We have been notified this evening of an incident involving a car and pedestrians on Church Hill Road.

This matter has been reported to the police and other relevant authorities.

Whilst we hope this incident will not be repeated, we urge each of you to be vigilant whilst dropping off / collecting your children.

If you have any concerns or may have witnessed this event, please feel free to speak to Tammy or Serena.

Best wishes



Come along this Sunday for a breakfast picnic!

Join us for the Junction Welcome Back picnic breakfast this Sunday morning 17th September 9.15am at the Oliver Bird Hall - We’ll provide the food, but don’t forget your picnic blanket! If it’s wet, we’ll have an indoor picnic!


If you would like to come along to this please sign up at either St Alphege or St Helens.

Nick Parker's Licensing Service: Wednesday 6 September, 7.30pm, St Alphege Church.
This weekend is your last chance to add your name to the sign up sheet available in St Alphege and St Helen's. You do not need to sign up if you are members of the clergy, readers, wardens, choirs or music groups.
If you are not going to be in church this weekend please let the Warden know if you want to attend: Pam - [email protected] or Andrew - [email protected].
The service will be live-streamed for people to watch at home for those unable to attend. The link can be found on the front page of our website
Parking: Plenty of space in the Civic Centre Car Park B91 3PX after 6pm. It is free - no need to get a ticket. Approach from small roundabout at the top of Church Hill Road, turn towards Touchwood Shopping Centre, and keep going left all round the Council Buildings to find parking spaces. Malvern Park car park is another option. Both are a short walk to the church.
All those attending are welcome to come to the OBH after the service for drinks and cake.


🎓Places available, start this September!🎓
St Alphege Pre-school, Church Hill Road.

Email [email protected] to apply or visit for more info.

Morning, afternoon or full day sessions available.

Town centre location, parking on site.


Good luck to everyone today! 👊👊

Well done to everyone receiving their GCSE Results today

Photos from St Alphege Pre-school's post 20/08/2023

HUGE congratulations to Oonagh who went and got married during the summer break! We can’t wait to hear all about it! ❤️❤️❤️


🏑🎨 Book your eligible children onto funded HAF activities this summer - places still available at selected providers for both (children on benefits related free school meals) with paid for places also available.
For information and to book visit

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Giant 18-metre whale coming to Solihull town centre for special sustainability event - Solihull BID 03/08/2023

***Happening this weekend***

🐳 Who's joining us for A Whale’s Tale this weekend?! There's loads of free, fun, family activities available in town centre including:

🎨 Free face painters and eco glitter horsebox
🧜‍♀️ Meet Ariel and Purgo, Moby the Whale’s protective mermaids
🫧 Bubbleologist
🐢 Interactive turtle shows inside Moby the whale
🐳 Sticker trail across the town centre
👀 Enter the free competition to win a £300 voucher to spend at The Entertainer
🏖️ Visit the mermaid themed beach in Theatre Square, Touchwood
🚌 Static vintage bus in Mell Square courtesy of Transport Museum Wythall
📖 Free storytime sessions in Mell Square provided by The Core Library
🔎 Browse the Solihull Artisan Market open 10.00am – 4.00pm

Solihull Updates

Full details ➡️

Giant 18-metre whale coming to Solihull town centre for special sustainability event - Solihull BID Children are invited to become waste warriors this weekend in Solihull town centre with an 18-metre whale making its way […]

Solihull Parish 26/07/2023


Are you well-organised and able to thrive in a busy office environment? You could be just the person we are seeking to join our team of administration staff working in the Parish Office.
Key aspects of this role will be a flexible attitude and approach to work with a high level of professionalism and strong administrative capabilities and experience of modern office practices. You will need to be very people focused with excellent team working and people skills. The role also requires good IT skills such as MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), the ability to take minutes, and experience of using a variety of social media such as Twitter, Facebook.

The post is part-time, 14 hours per week.
These can be split between 4 or 5 days per week, one of which must be Monday, core hours 9.00am – 12 noon.
Part of this role will be minute secretary to the PCC which will involve working one evening every other month.
The Application Pack is available from . Contact 0121 705 5350.

Solihull Parish Growing Disciples, Building Community, Transforming Lives

Families - Solihull On The Move 25/07/2023

Solihull On The Move are providing activities over summer. They are fun and free!
Please follow the links provided below:

Learn to Ride for children and adults a great opportunity for beginners
Free Family Play Sessions in Solihull Parks

Families - Solihull On The Move Support to get active is available for children, young people and families, find out what services and resources are available across Solihull. New Family Play sessions are available this summer from several park locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

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Tuesday 8am - 6pm
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