Overview

Job Title:Nursery Assistant

Job type: Permanent

Location: West Drayton

Pay: £ 16,494

Job Description:

  • To assist in ensuring that the nursery provides a safe, happy and stimulating environment that is appropriate for individual children and enables them to meet their full potential.
  • Ensuring that at all times the Welfare and Learning development requirements are met.
  • Plan appropriately for children using the EYFS curriculum for guidance.
  • Maintain accurate and effective children’s records.
  • Work in partnership with parents and carers.
  • Ensure children’s needs are met including SEN and Safeguarding.
  • Work with other agencies including area SENCOs, EYFS advisors and health professionals as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied
    with.
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery.
  • Ensure the general cleanliness of the children at all times.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures relating to the nursery.
  • Operate the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the nursery.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by management.

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience of working with children 0-5 years.

Education and Training:

  • A Childcare and Education qualification equivalent to NVQ level 2.
  • Current First Aid at Work qualification.

Knowledge:

  • A sound knowledge of childcare development from birth to five years
  • A knowledge and understanding of research related to childcare and education.
  • Understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the statutory framework for the EYFS.
  • An understanding of a play based approach to children’s learning and development.
  • Understanding of the role of the “Key-Person”.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

Job Requirements

Skills and Ability:

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, parents and outside agencies.
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities.
  • An understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • A willingness to undertake further training including some evenings and weekends.

If you are interested, please send your CV to info@staffgiant.co.uk