Pre-Prep Nursery Assistant, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Ardingly College Pre-PrepHaywards Heath, West Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.46 per hour
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Head Teacher of the Pre-Prep School, Hilary Nawrocka, invites applications for the part-time post of Nursery Assistant, which becomes available from September 2019. This post will have an interest in supporting and promoting Forest School.

We are seeking to appoint someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic and a good communicator to encourage, support, guide and give practical help to the process of learning within our thriving Pre-Prep School. We are particularly seeking someone who can work alongside our Forest School Leader to support the Forest School provision in Pre-Prep.

A minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years Childcare and GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at grade C or above are also required. 

We are looking for someone with a warm and welcoming smile, able to inspire the children and make every child feel special. The ability to join in with the children, no matter how silly the task, and have fun and laughter in the workplace is also important.   

The hours for this role are 3 days per week, starting at 7.00am ideally although hours can be flexible, for 52 weeks per year. Some flexibility is required to cover holiday and study leave within the Nursery.  Attendance is required at three INSET days throughout the year, prior to the beginning of each term. The hourly rate is £9.46 (from 1st September 2019).

The College offers a wide range of benefits including pension, private health insurance, sports and leisure facilities, school fee remission and salary sacrifice schemes. 

For further information and to apply, please visit

Closing date: Monday 2nd September 2019, although applications will be considered upon receipt. 

Expected interview date: w/c 9th September 2019.

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2-18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

More about Ardingly College Pre-Prep
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 7 years
Address: College Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1444 893300
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The Pre-Preparatory school caters for 110 pupils from 2 to 7 years of age.

Children are at the centre of everything we do at Ardingly Pre-Prep. We believe every child has the right to a safe, happy and exciting childhood, filled with opportunities to...