Nursery Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Location: Unqualified Jumpers! Nursery Ealing
Hours of work: 45 hours per week. Working with children under 2 years.
Contract: Fixed term for 1 Year
Salary c. £18,322.30 per annum
Closing date: 18 August 2018

Continually striving for and achieving excellence in childcare, our setting has been rated ‘’Good’’ by Ofsted in November 2016. Jumpers! Nursery provides a varied and creative programme of all-day nursery care designed to meet every child’s developmental needs in a caring, stimulating environment.

The role

This role is based at our YMCA in South Ealing, reporting to the Nursery Manager. The post holder will be expected to work in partnership with the Nurseries Manager, parent/carers and children to provide a consistently high quality programme at the YMCA West London’s nurseries; to value each child as an individual, to encourage their all-round development and positive self image.

Ideally, we are looking for a person with previous experience in a similar role and who will bring energy, passion and commitment to this position. An understanding of the social housing/charity sector would be advantageous.

Duties include working in partnership with parents/carers in an inclusive, enabling environment; assisting in delivering a stimulating programme of activities whilst maintain a caring and nurturing atmosphere for children aged 6 months to 2 years; producing development plans based on your observations; writing reports; keeping up to date profiles on key children; working within a team; adhering to Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

Applicants should be prepared to work day shifts on a shift rota basis covering all the days of the week.. Applicants should possess some experience of working in a similar role at a similar level of responsibility; possess good communication and relationship management skills; have experience of dealing with vulnerable groups and security issues associated with a residential setting; possess experience of cash-handling and security of cash; be numerate and computer literate with good customer service/front of house skills.

Find out more about Jumpers! Nursery.

Job Description Nursery Assistant  

Application Form YMCA St Paul’s Goup

Download an application pack, please visit  ymcastpaulsgroup.org  alternatively email recruitment@ymcalsw.org.