Lunchtime Assistant – Furze Nursery and Pre-School

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  • Part Time
  • RM6 6EB
  • Furze Nursery and Pre-School
  • 15 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 7 days ago
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Salary: £6639.69 per annum
  • Qualification: Unqualified or Above
  • Location: 1a Farrance Road
    Chadwell Heath
    RM6 6EB

Job Description

Our Furze Nursery, located just off Chadwell Heath High Road is looking for a Lunchtime Assistant to join their team. The Nursery is a warm and friendly environment, creating wonderful experiences everyday for our inquisitive children.

As a lunchtime assistant, you will be expected to support the children during their meal times, supervising and encouraging them whilst maintaining health and safety standards. You will uphold the nurseries high expectations of safe and enabling environments, taking part in the clearing away and tidying after lunch. LEYF expects all our staff to put the children’s well-being at the forefront of all we do, so you will be helping them to understand healthy eating and develop their personal, social and emotional skills.

Job Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of safeguarding, child protection and how this is monitored in a nursery setting.
  • At least 6 months experience working in an early year’s setting
  • To champion LEYF’s values and advocate our mission to save the world one child at a time.
  • To encourage a supportive team atmosphere and the ability to work together in a positive and compassionate way.
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspiring others.
  • To be dedicated in achieving the highest standard of education and care
  • Have a passion for making a difference in their communities.
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

Working at Furze Nursery and Pre-School

Our Barking and Dagenham Nurseries are greatly known for their strong bonds within the Essex community, family feel in the settings and personable memories created for children within the borough

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• Free life assurance
• Access to LEYF Academy
• Access to our work life support services

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.


Address: 1a Farrance Road
Chadwell Heath

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