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Nursery Nurse - Puffins Nursery

  • Full Time
  • Salary: £9.55 - £9.94 per hour
  • Closing date: Monday January 13th, 2020 9:00am


Puffins Nursery is part of Bishop Henderson Primary School.  We provide a secure and nurturing environment with exciting experiences for young children to play and learn. Our Nursery is homely and well-equipped with a spacious outdoor garden and wild area.

We believe in valuing each child as a unique individual and we acknowledge and nurture their strengths and interests. We offer high quality child care and education for children from 2 years old.  The Nursery is staffed by fully qualified teachers with specialist nursery training.  There are also fully qualified nursery nurses who are trained in the development and education of children from birth to seven years of age.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Nursery Nurse who is committed to providing outstanding education and care for the children.  This role involves administration tasks.

The applicant will be required to work as a team member, as well as using their own initiative. You will need to have a good working knowledge of the EYFS guidance and expectations. The daily routine will include observations, assessment and planning of activities, taking each child’s individual needs into account.

You will be allocated a group of key children.  You will be responsible for making assessments and planning their next steps in learning.  This will involve keeping written records and the use of computers for administration tasks.

You will be expected to work closely with parents/carers and provide a happy, positive learning environment. The applicant must be self-motivated and flexible, with good communication skills. Good time management and organisational skills are essential.

Qualifications required are: NNEB, BTEC National Diploma, NVQ Level 3 in Early Years or equivalent.

Hours of work: 33.75 hours per week.  Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Pay Grade 14

Visits to the Nursery/School by prior arrangement are welcome.

Shortlisting: Monday 13th January 2020.  Interview: Thursday 16th January 2020.

Application Form - Nursery Nurse