Nursery Assistant

Noddy Nursery School
London (Greater)
15 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Level 2 Nursery Assistant

Are you looking for a new challenge within a warm and friendly nursery?

Noddy's Nursery School are looking for a Level 2 Nursery Assistant.

Are you passionate and a hard-working Nursery Assistant. We want to hear from you.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure that the standards and philosophy of the nursery and you understand and project them at all times to parents and other staff members
  • Ensure that you are following the Early Years Foundation Stage, using all relevant paperwork to plan, observe, track and move children forward to their next stage of development
  • Being responsible for a key group of children, keeping an accurate record of their developments and achievements
  • Write termly learning journeys for each key child
  • Being aware of each child’s individual care needs, including medical information, sleeping and dietary needs
  • Record the children’s sleep times, eating habits and bottle-feeds
  • Preparation and completion of activities to suit each child’s stage of development and interest both in the classroom and the garden at all times
  • Ensure that the children are safe and safeguarding procedures are being followed
  • Ensure children who are unwell are monitored in line with our sickness policy and that management are notified so arrangements can be made with the parent.

Specific child care tasks
  • Provide toys, activities and equipment that is appropriate to each child’s developmental stage
  • Sing, read stories and play games with the children
  • Supervise at meal times, feeding and serving food, as necessary
  • Change nappies at regular times throughout the day or when required
  • Create displays with the children’s work
  • Wash up any painting materials or kitchen utensils used, clearing up after activities
  • Assisting in the induction process for children
  • Ensure the safety, hygiene and cleanliness standards are maintained at all times
  • Communicate regularly within the team, supporting other members of staff within your room
  • Greet and approach parents and perform termly parent / teacher meetings
  • Liaise with parents, carers or family members, forming professional relationships and share with them their child’s development
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery, helping where required
  • To work alongside management ensuring the standards and philosophy of the nursery are maintained
  • To attend out of hours meetings, such as parent evenings, events and staff meetings
  • To uphold the reputation of the nursery and it’s standards at all times, both within working hours and outside.
DBS Check is provided by Noddy's Nursery. 20 days holiday per year, not including bank holidays and the time we are closed for Christmas (20th December – 2nd Jan)
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