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

  • A minimum of 6 months in an Early Years Setting
  • Proactively implement safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures
  • You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the EYFS
  • Be able to support the management team to meet all Ofsted requirements and to ensure that these are always maintained
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work
  • A team player who uses their own initiative and who thrives working in a busy and exciting environment

About the nursery

Children’s Garden Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old. You can find us on campus at the University of East London (UEL), but we are open to all. We are close to several DLR stations.

The children enjoy science experiments, cooking, gardening, construction, messy play with sand and water and more.

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Must be a UK resident or have Leave to Remain in the UK. LEYF cannot sponsor Work Visas at this time.
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