This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Start date details

    07/10/2023 or as soon after this date as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,441.00 - £20,812.00 Annually (FTE)

Nursery Worker job summary

Part Time 21.25 hours per week Monday to Friday, 39 weeks a year, term time plus INSET days.

Long Sutton Primary School Nursery has its own separate building to the school which enables the Nursery to benefit from its own specific space and utilise the school buildings and groundsWith access to the school hall, growing area and wood. It is a perfect environment for nurturing and fostering relationships with children and families and a supportive environment for staff with the benefit of being part of the wider school community. The Nursery follows the same term dates as the school and is open from 9 am to 3:30 pm.   

As a Nursery Worker, you will be a member of a wide team, working together to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage framework with confidence to our childrenYou will be expected to contribute to the delivery of high quality care and educationYou will benefit from working alongside a wider team of Early Years professionals in the form of our Foundation Stage 2 team and Senior Leadership TeamYou will also benefit from support with SEND from our school SENCO, Safeguarding from our DSL and EYFS Pedagogical Development from our EYFS lead.   

A commitment, passion and vision to provide high quality learning opportunities to all children and give children the best start possible to their education and further life chances is essentialThe desire to nurture every child and to provide high quality childcare for all, supporting our local and school community to thrive is crucialYou will need to have excellent communication skills to enable you to engage with all stakeholders and colleagues.  

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and skills: 

  • A minimum of Level 2 qualification in childcare (must be full and relevant) 

  • Relevant safeguarding training (this will be updated yearly) 

  • Excellent knowledge of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage  

  • A passion for childcare and education 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing 

Responsibilities and Duties include 

  • Building excellent relationships with parents and carers and developing strong partnerships with families 

  • Contributing to planning learning opportunities and activities to support children to make progress in all areas of development 

  • Meeting individual needs of children through childcentered learning and play, ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our children 

  • Engaging with Tapestry to communicate with  families and parents and to supplement professional knowledge of the child to contribute to accurate assessments in the 7 areas of learning 

  • Providing a safe, happy and stimulating Nursery environment that promotes respectful relationships that enable the voice of the child to be expressed and heard 

  • Working as part of a wider Nursery team, communicating effectively with colleagues 

  • Supporting children with SEND and delivering specific interventions and strategies 

  • Attend staff meetings, parents evenings, open day events and wider school community events 

  • Promote the nursery to new families, the community and being a champion for the setting 

Candidates must have a minimum of a full and relevant Level 2 Early Years/ Childcare qualification. 

We welcome applications from candidates with at least 1 of the following: 

  • Vocational Qualifications at Level 2 or above 

  • NVQ level 2 in childcare or equivalent 

  • Cache Level 2 Diploma in Childcare 


We look forward to your application. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received. 

For a full job description or to discuss the opportunity further please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Long Sutton County Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitmentThis post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check and two professional references as well as any further safeguarding checks needed.  

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Long Sutton County Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
442 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We are a large, rural Primary School with inquisitive and well behaved

children. Our vision at Long Sutton CP School is that all of our pupils are

confident and persistent in pursuit of high aspirations and taught through a stimulating and varied curriculum. We are constantly seeking to develop our provision and the use of our extensive grounds as part of outdoor learning.

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