Job title: Nursery Assistant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Special School
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Opus House Newham Road Truro TR1 2SU
Job published: 12-01-2022
Job ID: 47751
Contact name: Tom Hooper
Phone number: 01872 279 810
Contact email:

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Nursery Assistants to support our clients in the learning and play of children aged 0-5 years within our setting due to an increased

The primary focus of the role is to deliver a range of high quality creative and
developmental nursery activities in line with policies and practice of the Nursery that
meet standards and regulatory requirements.

You would be allocated a key group of
children and would be responsible for ensuring that their needs are met

To thrive as an Nursery Assistant, it’s essential that you have:

- A positive, caring, energetic, can-do attitude

- Have a genuine enthusiasm for Early Years

- An understanding of safeguarding children

- A genuine interest in aiding children’s development

- An ability to motivate children and be an excellent role model

So what’s in it for you?

- Gain first-hand experience in a school setting and enhance your CV

- Receive support, advice and guidance from experienced members of staff

- An opportunity to transform a child’s life and help them reach their full potential

Skills qualifications & Experience desired:

  • Qualification in childcare, Level 2 or higher
  • Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Experience of working with young children (1 year Preferred)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures (in relation to Child Protection), and hold or be willing to complete a Safeguarding Certificate

Applicants holding a qualification in Childcare are welcome as are Teaching Assistants with experience in school settings. Relevant experience working in a care setting is also acceptable.

All successful applicants will be subject to safeguarding checks and have an enhanced DBS check

Both full time and part applications considered