Nursery Assistant

Randstad Education
Manchester, UK
19 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Could you work with a team of friendly and experienced childcare practitioners to deliver exceptional care to infants from birth up to the age of 5?

Do you live near Salford Quays, or have the ability to commute there?

This excellent provision is located in MediaCityUK and supports children whose parents work in or around that area, offering an exclusive discount for Media City employees and an emergency services discount for those working in the public sector. Providing a safe and inspiring environment in which children are encouraged to explore and grow, Holyrood is a top choice amongst discerning parents and is very popular in the area, filling all its places very quickly. With settling in sessions, bilingual practitioners to offer language assistance and various interactive activities including trips to the CBeebies studio, the children here are constantly entertained and stimulated and as a Qualified Nursery Practitioner, it will be your job to uphold this high standard of childcare.

Job benefits:

The opportunity to build upon existing childcare skills in a purpose-built setting
A rewarding, formative role in children's early development
The chance to create strong, supportive relationships with other team members
Excellent resources and spaces to make use of in keeping children entertained
Direct public transport links from central Manchester and Ashton-Under-Lyne, and easy access by car via the M602
A variety of eateries, stores and green spaces nearby
Candidate Requirements:

A secure knowledge of safeguarding and children's early development
Keen observation skills and the ability to assess progress and identify children who may struggle to integrate
Experience of working in a childcare setting
The ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and children's parents
A DBS on the update service or the willingness to undergo a new DBS check
An engaging and enthusiastic personality to get children excited about the day's activities
Candidate responsibilities:

Assisting with the maintenance of the nursery environment, tidying throughout the day
Working as part of a committed childcare team to provide a quality service, demonstrating team-working skills and a collaborative approach
Encouraging curiosity and developing children's thinking by asking questions, trying to understand their experience of nursery life
Making full use of the nursery's facilities and resources, planning activities in line with the nursery's suggestions and ensuring that children are effectively entertained and exercised
Teaching children about the responsibilities of animal care, encouraging them to engage with the nursery's two pigs, chicken and rabbit
Encouraging children to get involved with festival celebrations, developing an appreciation for different cultures and traditions
If you're ready to step into a role that foregrounds children's safety and enjoyment, making use of top-of-the-range facilities to provide the best possible learning experience for infants in preparation for school, don't hesitate to submit your application! The nursery is looking for dynamic individuals with a great sense of fun, so if you fit the bill, get in touch with the Manchester team on or see the panel to the left for telephone details

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