Nursery Assistant Level 2

Job Title: Nursery Assistant Level 2
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tooting
Salary: 16320
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SL24
Contact Name: Heather Scase
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 17, 2016 09:08

Job Description

Are you an experienced Nursery Assistant Level 2? Then look no further we have the job for you!

Private Day Nursery in Tooting is looking for a confident and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant Level 2 to join their growing team. The setting operates for 51 weeks of the year and is open Monday to Friday 08:00 – 18:00 and caters up to 35 children aged 3 months to 5 years old.

The converted house is divided for each age group one room for the babies aged 3 months to 2 years which is specifically designed for them to create a tranquil and unique area for them to settle and develop in their early stages of life. The other is for the 2-5 year olds which offers a spacious fully equipped area both inside and out for all children to free flow between, offering a rich environment for them to explore in.

They are currently looking for an experienced and self-motivated Nursery Assistant Level 2, to work in the Baby Room. You will be responsible for supporting staff by allowing the children to reach their full potential at all times and adhering to the children’s individual care routines as well as looking after key children of your own.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £16,320 per annum
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Excellent transport links
  • On street parking
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Room for progression

Your role will include:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with all children, parents and staff
  • Providing quality care  for all children
  • Engaging children in activities both inside and out
  • Observing children and following their development for all children’s profiles as well as your key children
  • Supporting early walkers
  • Helping and supporting children with self-independence
  • Changing children’s nappies and addressing their personal care routines
  • Supporting children and parents during the weaning process
  • Carrying out meetings with parents regarding their child’s progress
  • Supporting other staff members with the daily running of the routine
  • Understanding the individual needs and dietary requirements of all
  • Supporting children during meal and snack times making sure children practice good hygiene
  • Assisting with the everyday running of the setting
  • Following the settings policies and procedures

All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 2 in Childcare and Education or Equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum and Safeguarding
  • Previous experience of working with children under 2 years old
  • Strong communication and language skills
  • The ability to work within a team

** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS and Childcare References**

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