Nursery Nurse (Maternity Cover)

Nursery Nurse (Maternity Cover)

Salary                       Point 14, £21,449 per annum (£15,178 actual)

Hours                       30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Contract                   Maternity Cover

Location                   Peterborough College

Closing Date            03 December 2023

Due to recent increasing demand for nursery places at our 'OUTSTANDING’ setting we are currently seeking a Nursery Nurse to work at our busy and diverse on-site Nursery on a temporary basis. 

The position is for 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with hours between 8.00 and 6.00pm, term-time.

Within this role you will work as part of a team providing a full range of stimulating activities for children, ensuring each child’s individual needs are met. You will also develop a positive relationship with parents/carers and other staff, including being a Key Person and carrying out both developmental activities and care routines. 

The successful candidate will hold a Level 2 childcare qualification and a good level of general education including Level 2 qualifications in English and maths. 

You will also need previous experience of working with children aged 0-5 years. Additional training in first aid, food hygiene and safeguarding would be beneficial, however could be provided. This role requires flexibility and enthusiasm, as well as a passion to see children achieve their potential.

To help the Room Leader ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery, particularly within the age range of ch​ildren in the room.

What makes us different?

  • Generous annual leave – 30 days leave plus Christmas close of up to an additional 5 days and 8 days public holidays.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Training and development opportunities – we will support you to in your continued professional development and achieving your level 3 childcare qualification
  • On site free parking
  • Free uniform
  • Access to the College’s main campus and benefits

How to apply

IEG is actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the college community and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!