Nursery Nurse and Nursery Assistant Level 2

Job Title: Nursery Nurse and Nursery Assistant Level 2
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Dulwich
Salary: 15950
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SL 31
Contact Name: Heather Scase
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2016 09:50

Job Description

Are you a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Assistant looking for your next step? If so then we have the job for you!

Private Day Nursery in West Dulwich is looking for a passionate Nursery Nurse and Nursery Assistant Level 2 to join their team. The setting operates Monday to Friday 07:30-18:30 and caters for 66 children aged 3 months to 5 years old.

The setting is within a historical building and has been refurbished to accommodate three fully equipped rooms. Each room is designed to ensure all children are able to learn and develop around the seven areas of learning. All ages of children are able to have a free flow access into a large wrap around garden, extending learning from indoors to out.

They are currently looking for an experienced Nursery Nurse and Nursery Assistant Level 2 to work in their main room with children aged 2-5 years old, supporting their well-established team in ensuring that all children’s needs and potential are met at all times.

Exciting benefits include:

  • £15,950 per annum depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Excellent transport links and parking nearby
  • Additional Early Years training
  • Opportunities for career development

Your role will include:

  • Engaging with children in the different daily activities both inside and out
  • Supporting staff on daily outings with the children
  • Carrying out fun and engaging age appropriate group times
  • Supporting children during meal and snack times making sure children practice good hygiene
  • Observing children and following their development for all children’s profiles as well as your own key children
  • Carrying out meetings with children’s parents regarding their child’s progress
  • Helping and supporting children with self-independence
  • Changing children’s nappies and addressing their personal care routines
  • Supporting staff and the room leader in the daily running of the room
  • Ensuring standards are met in line with Ofsted and Safeguarding regulations
  • Liaising with parents and carers on a daily basis with feedback about their child’s play
  • Being self-motivated, enthusiastic and empathetic towards both children and staff

All candidates must have:

  • An NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in Childcare and Education or equivalent
  • The desire to develop their career
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum and safeguarding
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal


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

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