Nursery Assistant – 9 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Location:
    Beeston, Nottinghamshire Beeston, Nottinghamshire Beeston, Nottinghamshire Beeston, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£25,000 / pro rata D.O.E
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare & Education Jobs
  • Deadline:
    May 24, 2025

Express Recruitment are proud to be partnering within a reputable independent school who are based on the outskirts of Nottinghamshire. Our client is looking for a passionate Nursery Assistant to work with children between the ages of 0-5 years.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage legislation and will have demonstrable experience of working with children. This a 9 month maternity cover role, with a high likelihood of a permanent contract being offered.

In addition to a competitive salary, our client offers a range of benefits to include; free/discounted use of on-site facilities, free lunches and snacks, discounts across external stores, access to free online healthcare, counselling services and more!

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Deliver a range of age suitable, fun activities for children
  • Record children’s progression onto a shared database
  • Liaise with parents and carers via telephone, email and face to face
  • Ensure Health and Safety of all children within the nursery
  • Manage safeguarding for children

Skills & Background

  • NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Education or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of all EYFS legislation
  • Excellent co-ordination and planning skills

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday, 42.5 hours per week 9 month FTC

Salary: c£25,000 pro rata D.O.E

Location: Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract / Temporary

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