Nursery Assistant

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Nursery
Reference: JOBADVERT488
Salary: £85 - 90 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 19 days ago

Nursery Assistant

Location: Basildon, Essex

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: £85-£90 a day

About Us

This Basildon nursery is a vibrant and creative nursery located in the heart of Basildon. We pride ourselves on providing a stimulating and nurturing environment where young children can explore, learn, and grow. Our dedicated team of professionals works collaboratively to inspire and support each child's development through imaginative play and engaging activities.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant to join our dynamic team on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood education and a creative approach to engaging young minds.

Key Responsibilities

- Assist in the planning and delivery of creative and educational activities for children.

- Support the day-to-day operations of the nursery, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment.

- Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.

- Monitor and record children’s progress and development.

- Encourage social, emotional, and cognitive development through play-based learning.

- Help maintain a clean, organized, and engaging classroom environment.

- Assist with meal times, nap times, and personal care routines.

- Participate in team meetings and contribute to the development of nursery policies and practices.

Qualifications and Skills

- Relevant qualification in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

- Previous experience working in a nursery or early years setting.

- A genuine passion for working with young children.

- Creative, enthusiastic, and proactive approach to early childhood education.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Patience, empathy, and a nurturing demeanor.

- Knowledge of health and safety regulations in a childcare setting.

Why Join Us?

- Supportive and friendly work environment.

- Opportunities for professional growth and development.

- Engaging and creative work atmosphere.

- Flexible part-time hours to suit your schedule.

- Competitive salary.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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