Nursery Assistant (CC11862)

University of Bath
July 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£21,828
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Job title Nursery Assistant

Department Westwood Nursery

Salary Starting from £21,828, rising to £22,681 pro rata

Grade Grade 3

Contract Type Part Time, Open Ended

Placed on Tuesday 02 July 2024

Closing date Tuesday 16 July 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC11862

Special Conditions A DBS check is required for this position

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We are looking for a Nursery Assistant who will join the Westwood Nursery education team to ensure the successful running of the nursery.

About the role

You will play a key role in assisting the Room Leader and team in providing high quality childcare and education appropriate to the age and stage of development of the children. You will work to maintain a safe, secure and caring environment.

You will be required to complete tasks inline with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. A core responsibility is planning and providing safe, appropriate, child-led and adult initiated experiences, activities and play opportunities indoor, outdoor and in out-of-setting contexts, which enable children to develop and learn.

You will also maintain children's records and carry out assessments, ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to and implemented in the Nursery.

Westwood Nursery at the University of Bath provides care and education to around 48 young children between the ages 6 months to 5 years. Opening on site in 1977 we are extremely proud of our ‘Ofsted Outstanding' record which we have held since 2015, and we work closely with many other departments within the University of Bath to ensure the safety, wellbeing and best possible education for children.

About you
  • be a good team player with sound communication and organisation skills
  • be able to work in a team to observe, assess and plan as a key person
  • be able to produce written documentation to support the progress of individual children, being sensitive to their needs
  • Further information

    Westwood Nursery opening times are between 08:30 - 17:45, Monday - Friday.

    This is a part-time role working 14.6 hours across Monday and Tuesday. Please do get in touch if you are interested in this role but have a question regarding these hours.

    For an informal discussion about the role please contact Cara Ratukalou at [email protected] but please ensure you submit your application through our website.

    An Enhanced Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) clearance will be required for this post.

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be a university where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on the university. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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