The Pioneer Federation Level 3 Nursery Assistant

Hours of work: 21.75 hours per week

Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.05 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years’ continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 1 Year

Closing date: Friday 8 December 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
East Hoathly Nursery, Church Marks Lane, East Hoathly, BN8 6EQ
Phone: 01825 840247

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

The Executive Headteacher and Governors of East Hoathly Nursery are seeking to appoint a full time Nursery Assistant to join its fantastic team. East Hoathly Nursery nurtures and supports children from the age of 2yrs to 5yrs.
The working pattern is term time, Monday’s 8.15-5pm, Wednesdays and Fridays 8.15-3.30pm.

We are looking for a Level 3 Early Years practitioner who is committed to ensuring children have the best start in their education journey.

Our rural village nursery is looking to expand our team and those interested in the role should be knowledgeable about the EYFS, observations and assessment. The ideal applicant will have a Level 3 EYFS Qualification and a passion for childcare and providing exciting opportunities for learning through play.

The successful candidate will be creative, flexible and able to use their own initiative to create a purposeful and stimulating environment in both our inside classroom and our wonderful outside spaces.

As a setting we can offer you a team of supportive practitioners and regular opportunities to develop your own knowledge, whilst sharing your own skills and interests.

Visits to the nursery are welcome.
Please call 01825 840247 to make an appointment. Application forms are available from the school website….

For further information, please contact the school and nursery office on 01825 840247 or email

The nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services and complete a Childcare Disqualification Application form.

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