Nursery Assistant

Didcot, Oxfordshire
£14.58 - £30.24 per hour + Paid on a weekly basis
Early Years, Education
Contract

Job Title: Nursery Assistant

Company: Monarch Education

Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire

About Monarch Education:
Monarch Education is a leading provider of education staffing solutions, dedicated to matching talented professionals with rewarding opportunities in the education sector. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, integrity, and excellence in everything we do.

Position Overview:
We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Nursery Assistant to join our team in a large nursery setting located in Didcot, Oxfordshire. The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting the care and development of young children, contributing to a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily care routines of children, including feeding, changing, and maintaining a safe and hygienic environment.
  • Engage children in age-appropriate activities that promote learning, creativity, and social development.
  • Support the nursery staff in implementing educational programs and activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
  • Observe and record children’s progress and behavior, providing feedback to senior staff as required.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues, promoting effective communication and collaboration.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and safeguarding procedures at all times.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children in a nursery or similar setting is desirable but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for working with young children and supporting their development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with children and adults alike.
  • Basic understanding of child development principles and the EYFS framework.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a positive attitude towards teamwork.
  • A valid DBS check (or willingness to undergo one) is required for this role.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive working environment with a friendly and collaborative team.
  • Chance to make a real difference in the lives of young children and their families.

How to Apply:
If you are enthusiastic, dedicated, and passionate about working with children, we would love to hear from you! To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Join Monarch Education and be part of a team committed to providing high-quality care and education to children in Didcot, Oxfordshire. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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