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Nursery Assistant - JR-027400






£13,000 to £18,500 per annum (dependent on qualification/s and experience).


Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.



Job Description:

As a Nursery Assistant you are a key member of the nursery team. Your key tasks and responsibilities: Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs. Make accurate and effective assessments, which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by supporting the delivery of the key person approach. Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision. Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play
Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures. Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies. Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours. Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.


The learning and leading with HEART framework supports each Bright Horizons colleague on their first steps of their leadership journey, whether that includes the 'World-Class Welcome' induction or the extensive ongoing training programme.


You should have full and relevant Level 1 or equivalent in childcare and Paediatric First Aid. You will need a passionate and positive attitude towards working with children. You should have the desire to complete a childcare qualification.


This is an opportunity to gain experience in a Nursery Assistant role within a nursery.

Additional Information:

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application that you disclose any information requested in respect of applicable convictions and cautions (including, as applicable any reprimands or final warnings). This post may be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, in which case applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provision of the Act unless the conviction or caution is "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Any such 'protected' conviction or caution is not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. All guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found in the DBS filtering collection, available here: The fact that a pending charge, conviction, caution, reprimand or final warning has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this role but any failure to disclose any such information will result in dismissal or disciplinary action.


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