Nursery Teaching Assistant

Attractive Salary Package



Our client is hiring a Nursery Teaching Assistant to join the team.

A suitable candidate should be a motivated and multi-skilled individual that meets the requirements of the role.


  • Create classroom environments that are safe and conducive to learning.
  • Assist lead teachers in imparting instruction by providing students with instructional support.
  • Create and distribute instructional aides and materials and assist students in comprehending difficult concepts.
  • Assist teachers in developing and implementing learning activities and supervise group activities.
  • Manage students’ behaviour within the classroom and address behavioural issues appropriately.
  • Monitor students to ensure that they are responding appropriately and report any student discomfort or distress to the lead teacher.
  • Clear away materials and aides after each class and ensure the overall cleanliness of the classroom.
  • Create and maintain records of each student in a confidential manner.
  • Assist lead teachers in implementing development assessments for each student to determine his or her strengths and limitations.
  • Provide support to the lead teacher in developing and implementing core lesson plans.
  • Maintain discipline within the classroom and in play areas and ensure that all students are kept safe and accidents are minimized.
  • Observe students to detect signs of illness, injury or emotional abuse.



  • A positive approach to completing relevant short courses and qualifications.
  • Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in the workplace.
  • Good organisational, record keeping and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues, advisors and parents/carers.
  • Enthusiasm for working with young children.
  • An interest in the care, learning and development of young children.
  • A commitment to the provision of high-quality childcare.
  • A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities


  • Completion of a recognised Level 2 Childcare qualification.
  • Completion of Safeguarding Awareness course.
  • Health & Safety certificate.
  • Completion of other relevant courses.
  • Previous experience of caring for, or working with children in a voluntary or paid capacity.
  • An understanding of the Early Learning Goals.
  • Knowledge of the National Standards for the regulation of Childcare provision.