Early Years Assistant Wandsworth Bridge Nursery

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  • Part Time
  • SW6 2NX
  • Wandsworth Bridge Nursery and Pre-School
  • 25hrs

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 3 months ago
  • Hours: 25hrs
  • Salary: £11,500 - £11,900
  • Qualification: Unqualified
  • Location: Cairns House
    291 Wandsworth Bridge Road
    SW6 2NX

Job Description

Rated outstanding by Ofsted, our Wandsworth Bridge nursery is located 10 minutes walk from Wandsworth Town Station. The Nursery is a spacious, modern setting run by our dedicated team who enjoy creating fun and educational activities, designed to bring out the potential in every child.

We are recruiting for Early Years Assistants to join our team part-time 1 pm-6 pm (Monday – Friday). Our staff aims to strengthen children’s educational success by widening their network of social relationships and expanding their cultural horizons.

As an Early Years Assistant, you will help support the delivery of the EYFS through child-led activities, where you will be able to use your fun, creative flair to provide excellent engaging learning opportunities for the children.

Job Requirements

  • Any form of early years’ experience would be great!
  • To support the nursery team with daily practice
  • To ensure that the children are progressing in a safe and thriving environment.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • To be a team player that uses initiative

Working at Wandsworth Bridge Nursery and Pre-School

• The Nursery consists of a aby room, a toddler and a preschool room all leading to a beautiful garden area
• Total capacity of Nursery: 48
• Opening times: 8am – 6pm
• The nursery benefits from a bright and spacious space

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.
Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

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Address: Cairns House
291 Wandsworth Bridge Road

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