Nursery Nurse

Highbury College
Cosham, Portsmouth
£15,000.00 - £19,999.00 Per Year, £16540 (FTE)
27 Aug 2019 12:39
26 Sep 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant, Teaching / Lecturing, Worker / Practitioner
Childcare / Early Years
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Nursery Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Nursery Nurse

Salary:                        £16540 (FTE) 

Job Title:                    Nursery Nurse

Hours:                        25 hours per week/52 weeks per year

Contract:                    Permanent

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference to an Amazing Nursery?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?


The Nursery Nurse is responsible to the Nursery Manager for providing high quality care in our onsite nursery, to oversee and participate in children’s activities including planning and observations, and all other duties relevant to the care of the children’s needs and development.

The role requires an individual who has well developed interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively and commit to the care and health and safety of the children. The role is for 25 hours per week, 52 weeks per year based at out Honeypot Nursery at Highbury Campus, Cosham.

You will need to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent in Childcare & Education or Early Years

  • Experience of working in a nursery environment
  • Commitment to the development of the nursery and children.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to the children’s achievement.

What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 23 days’ annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • A competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • access to an online discount website (NUS)

Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity 

The interview will consist of a half day trial in the nursery and a 30 minute interview.

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