Nursery Assistant

St Joseph's CollegeIpswich, Suffolk

Part Time

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 600 boys and girls aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘be our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form.

We seek to appoint two outstanding and enthusiastic Nursery Assistants (part time 25hrs/week, year round) to join our friendly team at St. Josephs College Nursery from September 2021. In this role you will be working with Nursery staff to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for the children. You will work with groups or individual children to aid them in their learning, showing a good understanding of young children’s needs and the EYFS framework. You will have the experience of, or be able to demonstrate the potential to deliver excellence, working within an already effective team. The successful candidates will have a minimum of NVQ Level 3 qualification in Child Care (or equivalent) supported by relevant work experience.

Further details and an application form may be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email ( or telephone (01473) 690281.

The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 7 June with interviews taking place w/c Monday 14 June 2021.  The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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