Nursery Assistant

£13874 - £16054 per annum
16 Oct 2013
13 Nov 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

Nursery Assistant

Salary Band: C

NVQ in childcare Level 2 and some relevant experience

Main tasks:

  • All the tasks for the Unqualified Nursery Assistant
  • Compliance with OFSTED standards and Nursery policies and procedures at all times, keeping to the overall structure and timings of the day, particularly where children's routines are concerned (especially sleep and meal times)
  • Complete daily observation sheets on each of your key-children, informing parents of their child's day at nursery
  • Able to plan for and set up age appropriate activities for the children based on their stage of development and be part of the rota for messy play activities, washing-up and daily visual checks / risk assessments
  • Perform relevant observations and evaluations on your designated key-children that link into the EYFS; using them to plan experiences for each individual child, updating their "All About Me" books and informing parents of their child's development and experiences whilst at nursery; and making sure that all relevant paperwork is completed appropriately and thoroughly to ensure good evidence of the children's progress is ongoing
  • Be an excellent time manager, arriving to work several minutes early to allow time for getting the nursery set up and ready before families and children arrive
  • Opportunities at quieter times of the day to be pro-active, clean toys, find something to do that benefits the room you are working in and maintains the high standards of cleanliness and hygiene that we maintain around the whole nursery
  • Be flexible and move around the nursery, working in other rooms and with other age ranges of children, to meet the business needs and ensure that staff ratios are constantly met