Nursery Assistant - Unqualified

£8.60 - £11.44 hourly
  • Family First Nursery Group
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • 10 Jul, 2024
Full time Nursery Assistant/Early Years Assistant

Job Description

Cherrygrove Nursery

Deeds Grove, High Wycombe, HP12 3NU

Nursery Assistant

42.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday, All year round

Salary upto 25,282.40 per annum depending on qualfiications and expeirence.

*Please note this nursery is open all year round and is not a term time only role.

Cherrygrove are looking for a Nursery Assistant to join the growing team in our Ofsted rated Good nursery. Within this role you will need to provide the highest standard of compliance, care and education for children, and effectively manage daily operations of the nursery, including positive partnerships with management, colleagues and parents.This role is working 42.5 hours per week, various shifts patterns between the opening and closing times of the nursery 7:30am-18:30pm. This nursery is open all year round and is not a term time only role. Salary ranging from £8.60 - £11.44 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

As Nursery Assistant, you will:

  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every child, staff, parent and visitor at all times
  • Understand the requirements of the statutory framework for the EYFS and staff:child ratios
  • Provide engaging and purposeful experiences, environments and resources to children, that are appropriate to their age and stage of development
  • Facilitate a strong key person approach to enable children to form secure attachments and cover all children daily when colleagues are absent
  • Observe and support children’s development, update the EyLog system and children’s learning journals with accuracy and relevance, and seek guidance from colleagues or Room Leader if in doubt
  • Provide the all-around daily needs of children, including their physical, intellectual, social and emotional development

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.

Cherrygrove Nursery is 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

CherryGrove Nursery