Nursery Assistant

Nursery Assistant

Nursery Assistant
Posted 1 month ago


Principal Resourcing are looking to appoint an experienced Nursery Assistant for daily cover in one of our partnership schools in Wakefield. Ideally the candidate would work 5 days a week, but the school would consider a job share for the right person. The schools’ vision is to provide a positive, happy, and safe environment where children flourish, and it is important that the right candidate shares the same values.


We are specifically looking for Nursery Assistants with an interest in Early Years and knowledge of the Early Years Curriculum. As there are a couple of children with additional needs in the setting, experience in SEN would be advantageous. The salary paid will be up to £75 per day depending upon experience.


Within the role you will be required to:

  • Support and enthuse young learners to reach their potential
  • React to children’s interests to offer a child centred approach
  • Provide opportunities that will excite and ignite a passion for learning
  • Change and clean the students as and when required
  • Work with small guided groups


Skills and attributes:

  • Cache Level 3 or equivalent or experience working within a nursery setting would be desirable
  • Phonics trained is advantageous
  • Have empathy, patience and the drive to make a difference
  • An observant and responsive approach
  • A positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude


So, what’s in it for you:

  • Highly supportive and committed consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs specific to your Local Authority
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development with FREE accredited CPD courses
  • Rewarding and competitive rates of pay
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools of your choice
  • ‘Recommend a Friend’ bonus up to £150
  • A wealth of experience from Teachers working in branch to provide you with industry knowledge, career advice and CV assistance
  • A choice of pay options to suit you and your circumstances: PAYE or Umbrella Company




Position Summary:


Role – Nursery Assistant

Pay – Up to £75 per day

Location – Wakefield  WF6

Start Date – November 2021


If this role is of interest to you, please apply now with your CV and our team will be in touch with you shortly.


Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. Principal Resourcing are an equal opportunities employer.


We will conduct your interview remotely via Microsoft teams and there will be a requirement for us to meet you prior to you being fully cleared for work. We will clear you as quickly as possible, our dedicated Candidate and Compliance Team, will be working tirelessly to do so!  Our Leeds branch is now open, following safety regulations, to drop in documentation.


Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act 2003. Principal Resourcing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks your application may have been unsuccessful.


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Job CategoryPrimary Education, Teaching Assistant

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