Nursery Assistant

Scale C, £15613-16491 pro rata, £8.0926-£8.5477 per hour Part time Term Time Only 20-09-2017 Level 2 childcare qualification
We are extremely excited to be looking for a confident and enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner to work with the fantastic children at our popular Nursery.


We have three Nursery rooms; The Rock Pool for children under 2 years, The Coral Reef for 2 year olds and The Deep Blue Sea for 3-4 year olds. Each room has its own outdoor area and we regularly use our onsite woodland for Forest School like sessions with the children. We are very proud of the work that we do with the parents/carers of the children at the Nursery and we regularly run events and activities to support these positive relationships. The staff team are committed to ensuring that all children and their families have a happy and inspiring experience with us at Suffield Park. The motivation and ability to work as part of a professional, successful and friendly staff team to improve outcomes for children and their families is essential.

This is an opportunity to work for a team committed to professional development of all of our staff ensuring that regular supervisions take place and that they have access to training opportunities. Successful candidates will be expected to attend monthly staff meetings and carry out home visits when required (paid).

A minimum of a Level 2 in an Early Years qualification and current experience of working with children 0-4 years old are essential. A Level 3 Early Years qualification is highly desirable and advantageous. Experience in assessing children’s learning and development through Learning Stories and planning for their next steps is essential. You will need to be an effective communicator, both in spoken and written form with a secure knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Suffield Park Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and the receipt of suitable references. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declarations form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Visits to the Nursery are welcome and encouraged, our address is Suffield Park Nursery, Mill Road, Cromer, NR27 0AD. The Nursery is open from 8am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday.
Please use the email address or the telephone number provided if you have any queries related to the role.

Please use the links provided for the Application Form.

Alternatively you may contact Hayley Powell, Nursery Manager by telephone or email for an Application Form and Job Description on 01263 519325 or [email protected]


All completed application forms need to be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Suffield Park Nursery, Mill Road, Cromer, NR270AD by 20th September. A completed application form is required for consideration. Interviews will take place on 22nd September.