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Nursery Assistant needed in Cambridge

  • Location: Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Start date: 24 Oct 2016
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10798546
  • Branch: Cambridge
  • Consultant: Emily Scott
  • Call: 01223 463 140
Job description
Do you have an NVQ Level 2/3 Qualification and enjoy working with 2-4 year olds?

My client is searching for a caring and committed Nursery Assistant to join their experienced and dedicated team on a full time basis starting in October 2016. The nursery is lcoated in the heart of Cambridge with great transport links.

You will be providing care and education for 2-4 year old children. A love of children and nurturing, flexible approach along with a NVQ Level 2 qualification (Level 3 preferred).

The ideal candidate must have experience working in an early years childcare/education setting with children aged 2-4 years which is essential.

Skills/Abilities/Qualities -

• The ability to contribute to planning, set up and managing of a high quality setting

• A willingness to learn and develop personal skills by attending appropriate training, in

and out of working hours

• The ability to acquire knowledge of health and safety requirements for childcare, 2-4

year olds and the ability to put them into practice

• A willingness to undergo safeguarding, health, police and Ofsted checks as required

by the setting

• Ability to plan and share ideas with colleagues

• Good skills in communicating with staff, families and the wider community, including

the Children’s Centre

• A good knowledge of the latest Early Years Foundation Stage

• A creative approach to planning and developing exciting and stimulating play/learning

opportunities in line with the policies and practice of the setting

• The ability to respond to children’s interests and to develop their own ideas

• A good understanding of child development and of the factors affecting children’s

health and wellbeing

• A respectful and nurturing approach to all children

• The ability to support and develop children with a range of skills and needs

• Good skills in observing, assessing and recording children’s progress and

development.

If you are interested in this role please email me your CV to escott@protocol-education.com

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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