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Nursery Playworkers needed in Cambridge

  • Location: Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Start date: 14 Jul 2016
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10795079
  • Branch: Cambridge
  • Consultant: Emily Scott
  • Call: 01223 463 140
Job description
If you want to work with children, now is a really good time to start your career.

Protocol supply staff to schools, pre-schools, nurseries and children’s centres. The nature of the work provides you with complete flexibility, you are able to pick the days on which you are able to work, whether that is five days a week or just one. The role is perfect for anybody looking for work which they are able to fit around other commitments, such as a university course.

We are currently recruiting for fun and friendly candidates for some of our fantastic local nurseries in Cambridge. You will be taking care of, play with or teach children while they are at the Nursery in the day time. The ideal candidates should be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs. Talking to and interacting with the children, keeping a watchful eye on the children's behaviour, encouraging shy children to participate and maintaining discipline. You do not always need formal qualifications to start training as a nursery worker, although a good standard of general education, such as GCSEs, including English and maths, would be helpful

The role:

 Friendly and enthusiastic personality

 Previous child care experience preferred

 Providing a safe and secure environment for all children

 Ensuring all the children reach their individual developmental stages

 Building and maintaining strong relationships with children, parents and carers

 Contributing to planned programmes of activities for suitable to the age ranges

 Keeping records of achievements on file of the children, for parents/carers

 NVQ 2 qualified (not essential)

 First Aid qualified (not essential)

We are also recruiting for nursery nurses, assistants, room leaders and also staff for breakfast and after school clubs in Cambridgshire.

If you would like to apply for this role please email me your CV to

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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