Nursery Assistant / Early Years Practitioner

Location Winchester
Discipline: Support Staff, Nursery
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24,989 - 26,097 per year + Bonus and Benefits
Contact name: Support Staff

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Job ref: NP 147
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Nursery Assistant / Early Years Practitioner - Winchester, Hampshire
Flexible hours available (up to 40 hours per week)
Salary up to £26,097 FTE
Bonus of £500 after one year's service
Level 2 or Level 3 NVQ in Childcare required
Our client is a mixed all-through school, situated close to Winchester city centre.  Their Day Nursery is a modern, purpose-built nursery within the School campus, with lots of outdoor space.
They adore working with these little ones, their wonderful families and a lovely team of colleagues.  Are you that special person who would love to make a difference in children's care and education?
Do you have a talent for being curious and creative?
Are you interested in a "five-a-day" of singing and stories, not just fruit and veg?
Could you be the one to support our children to learn and thrive?
Are you looking for a fast-paced role, in which no two days are the same?
Could you cope with days full of gorgeous little smiles and fun?
They would love to hear from anyone who has the following talents:
Excellent communication skills
Cheerful, flexible and approachable
Has patience and imagination
Uses initiative and works well within a team
Is fun and caring
Level 2 or Level 3 NVQ childcare qualified
English and Maths GCSE Grade 4 or equivalent
They can offer:
A working pattern of up to 40 hours per week; part-time and term-time only can be accommodated
24 days paid leave, increasing to 27 days after 5 years, as well as Bank/Public holidays
Occupational sick pay
Generous employer contribution pension scheme (18%)
Free on-site gym
Reduced rate for childcare costs within our nursery
Teacher-led professional development
Discount scheme; variety of discounts on retail outlets, day trips, insurance
Optical care up to £60 per year
Welcome bonus of £250 after 6 months and £250 after 1 year's service
Preferential admission to The Westgate School for children (terms & conditions apply)
Enhanced parental leave (maternity, paternity, adoption)
Up to three days compassionate leave
Access to 24-7 Employee Support Line
Free on-site parking
For full details and to arrange to visit to their special setting, please apply online or call 01227 780888