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Nursery Assistant

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    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £13.15 - £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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    2 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Nursery Assistant

Job Details:

  • Location: Croydon
  • Position: Full-Time
  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Salary: Competitive, based on experience

About the Nursery Assistant Role:

We are looking for a dedicated and nurturing Nursery Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Nursery Teacher to provide a safe, stimulating, and engaging learning environment for our youngest learners. This is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about early childhood education to make a significant impact on the development of young children.

Nursery Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and delivery of a variety of activities that support children's learning and development.
  • Provide individual and group support to children, ensuring their safety and well-being at all times.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment where every child feels valued and supported.
  • Help prepare and maintain the classroom environment, including setting up activities and organizing resources.
  • Observe and assess children's progress, sharing observations with the Nursery Teacher to inform planning.
  • Build strong relationships with children, parents, and staff, communicating effectively and professionally.
  • Support children with personal care needs as required.
  • Participate in school events, meetings, and training sessions as needed.

Nursery Assistant Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with young children in a nursery or early years setting is essential.
  • A relevant qualification in Early Years Education or Childcare (e.g., NVQ Level 2/3) is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A caring and patient nature with a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Understanding of safeguarding procedures and the ability to ensure the safety of all children.


  • Competitive salary, based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Access to a range of resources and facilities to enhance teaching and learning.
  • A vibrant and diverse school community.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role. We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who are enthusiastic about contributing to the development and success of our nursery children.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%