Nursery Nurse/Assistant

Nursery Nurse/Assistant
  • £10 - £15 per hour
  • Long-Term
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire South Holland
Job Ref: NR15/12/21
Sector: Nursery and Early Years
Date Added: 15 December 2021

Starting In January 2022, this exciting opportunity for proactive and energetic Nursery Assistants to join Career Teachers in Leeds. Providing you with the chance to work under the guidance of nursery staff, undertaking support programmes that enable access to learning for all pupils.

Career Teachers is an inclusive and progressive learning environment that prides itself on its dedication to ensuring every child receives a first-class nursery experience and achieves their full potential.

As a Nursery Assistant you will be responsible for providing learning support to individuals and groups while supporting teaching staff. You will be supporting children up to the age of 5 in a long-term role. There are two roles available, and both begin in January 2022.

You will be combining your knowledge of nursery support and teaching techniques with your compassion and understanding of learning needs and, in some cases, difficulties to support pupils in their educational career and Teachers in their duties.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Nursery Assistant you will have:

  • Experience in supporting pupils in a classroom environment, including those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Additional Learning Needs (ALN).
  • A good understanding of the national Key Stage Curriculum.
  • Sound understanding of child development and learning.
  • The ability to demonstrate active listening skills and strong verbal communication skills.
  • A dedication to establishing positive relationships with pupils and understanding their needs.
  • The ability to provide varying levels of individual attention, reassurance and support with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils' needs.
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to a wide range of duties in response to changing circumstances.
  • The ability to monitor a pupil's response to learning activities and modify or adapt the activities to achieve the intended learning outcomes.
  • The ability to handle complex and sensitive issues with empathy and understanding.
  • Ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the team.
  • Demonstrable commitment to equal opportunities.
  • An interest in continuing your personal and professional development.

Personal traits

To be a good fit for a Nursery Assistant role, you will need to be:

  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Well-presented and professional
  • Positive and motivational.
  • Supportive and understanding.
  • Trustworthy and ethical.
  • Assertive and confident.
  • Flexible and resourceful.



  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.


  • Previous teaching support experience with children within the age range of 6 months to 5 years.
  • Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.

If you are looking for a role as a Nursery Assistant where you can use exciting and engaging skills to enhance a child's learning experience, this is the perfect Nursery Assistant role for you. Apply today.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
29/01/2022 15:02:59
GBP 10 15 hour
Contact Consultant:
Nathan Robinson

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