Nursery Lunch cover - Unqualified

£8.60 - £11.44 hourly
  • Family First Nursery Group
  • Stoneleigh, Epsom, UK
  • 24 Jun, 2024
Part time Nursery Assistant/Early Years Assistant

Job Description

Cherrystone Nursery

Nursery Lunch Time Assistant

20 hours per week

10.30am - 2.30pm, Monday - Friday, All year round

Salary ranging from £8.60 - £11.44 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Please note this is not a term time only role

Cherrystone Nursery are looking for a Nursery Lunch Time Assistant to join the team and support the practitioners with the children's daily routines across the lunch period. At Cherrystone Nursery we pride ourselves on putting the children at the heart of our team and living in the moment whilst following the interests of the children. A Level 2/ Level 3 childcare qualification is desirable and experience of working with children is essential.

Main responsibilities as Nursery Lunch Time Assistant include:

  • Provide stimulating and purposeful experiences, environments and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • Understand and ensure that the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS are met
  • Ensure the highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene in the nursery, and promote these daily in every routine
  • Undertake any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the nursery, and the safety and wellbeing of children, staff and families
  • Maintain strictly professional relationships and report any complaints or concerns to management in accordance with company policy and procedures

Requirements and Skills for Nursery Lunch Time Assistant:

  • Full and Relevant Level 2 / Level 3 Childcare Qualification - desirable
  • Fluent in written and spoken English - essential
  • Over 1 year’s experience of working in Early Years - desirable
  • Knowledge of the Statutory framework for the EYFS and regulatory requirements - desirable

We’re a family by name, and we’re a family by nature too. We are defined in many different ways, by many different people. Different cultures. Different ideas. Different ages, genders and skillsets. Whilst every individual will have their own definition of family, these definitions all come together to show Family First for who we are.

We are: Defined by Family

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Safeguarding Duty.

Cherrystone Nursery are part of the Family First Group where we take great care to treat everyone as a person, with equal rights and responsibilities to any other individual, whether they are an adult or a child. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families according to their individual needs. Discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin, or political belief has no place within the Family First Group.



Cherry Childcare benefits include annual leave starting at 20 days on top of a paid birthday day off and bank holidays. On top of this we have discounted nursery fees, long service benefits and exceptional learning & development opportunities tailored to you

Nursery Name

CherryStone Nursery