Job description

Our Early Years Assistants support the nursery team in planning and organising activities and experiences for children. They take part in activities which help to stimulate the children and support their learning and development.

As a LEYF Early Years Assistant, you help to deliver Early Years education and care through child-led activities, using your fun and creative flair to provide engaging learning opportunities for the children.

While entry qualifications aren’t necessary, we offer the opportunity to enrol on our internal apprenticeship programme once you have passed your six-month probation period with us. This allows you to become a qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator.

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

About the nursery

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, Ford Road Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Dagenham, not far from Dagenham Heathway tube and Old Dagenham Park. We’re a light, spacious nursery, with separate rooms and adjoining gardens for different age groups.

Our children enjoy activities from climbing trees to growing veg, woodwork, arts and crafts, storytelling, baking and even the occasional singalong around our firepit!

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