Nursery Assistant - p/t, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: November 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: APT&C points 17 - 20 + fringe, based on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have experience of working in an educational nursery? 

Are you committed to ensuring children thrive and get the best start in life?

If so, Bushey St James Trust (BSJT) has a fantastic opportunity for a part-time Nursery Assistant to join our growing multi academy Trust. The successful person will support the Nursery Manager with the development of our new ‘Little Gems Nursery’ which opened in September 2018. The nursery is an exciting new initiative offering subsidised childcare to members of staff employed by BSJT. 

The successful person will be passionate about providing a high level of childcare for children aged 3 months - 3 years. You will be able to demonstrate a love of learning with children. It is essential to ensure that their individual needs are met, together with building positive working relationships with the staff team, children and their parents/carers. As part of a team you will be involved with the continuing growth and development of the new nursery under the guidance of the Nursery Manager. Little Gems is located at Little Reddings Primary School which already has an established and well-led nursery.

The Little Gems Nursery is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm weekdays during term-time and we are looking for someone to cover the hours of 8.00am to 10am all week and 4pm to 6.00pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On a Tuesday we require cover from 2.00pm to 6.00pm. (A job share will be considered for the right people). Some flexibility will be required to cover for additional hours in the event of staff absence. The salary for the post is APT&C points 17 – 20 + fringe (currently £18,672p.a. to £19,819p.a. + £857p.a.), paid pro-rata based on hours worked. Actual salary point will depend on skills and experience.    The post is term-time + 2 weeks.

Bushey St James Trust is a great place to work and is made up of Bushey Meads School, Little Reddings Primary School and Hartsbourne Primary School. All of our schools have strong links with other local schools and good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk. 

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website along with further information about the school and the Trust. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833.

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mrs Samantha Samson, Nursery Manager. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 18th October 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  w/c 22nd October

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...