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Nursery Assistant

Westbourne House SchoolWest Sussex

The Role

At Westbourne, children in the Nursery learn through creative play, absorbing phonics through art, maths through music, speech via cooking, and science in our woods. The curriculum is designed to teach children amazing skills using educational, fun, interesting and confidence-building methods.

Your key responsibility will be to work successfully as part of a team to provide a high standard of care for all children in the nursery. You will contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children and the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.

You will have experience of working in a nursery setting and ideally have an up to date Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene Certificate. It is essential that you have a strong understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and that you hold a full and relevant Level 2 Early Years qualification. 

We pride ourselves on involving parents, guardians, and the wider family, throughout their child’s time at Westbourne, it is therefore vital that you build strong working relationships with all members of the Westbourne community.

The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated and passionate practitioners. The role is busy and challenging and will provide an enormous amount of satisfaction to someone with a genuine passion for educating children. 

This position can be offered on either a full or part time basis (please indicate your preference on your application form), for a fixed term period until 26th March 2021, although there is the possibility of it being extended beyond this.

We can offer:

• Strong, supportive staff team

• Competitive salary

• Pension scheme

• Use of the school’s facilities

• Employee Assistance Programme

Please apply by completing the application form. CVs may be attached, but not in place of the application form. Please return completed applications to Robyn Aubrey at

Closing date:  24th February 2021

We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. For this reason, early applications are encouraged.

Westbourne House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with current and past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

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