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Senior Nursery Officer

New City College Havering - Ardleigh CampusHavering

New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £100m, 20,000 students and 2000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country. 

Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.

East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area. 

Senior Nursery Officer

38.75 hours per week Fixed Term (up to one year maternity cover)

Ardleigh Green campus

£24,961 per annum

Working at our Ardleigh Green Nursery, you will lead, manage and work with a team of Nursery Officers in planning and implementing programmes designed to meet the development and care needs of children in the Nursery.

You should have experience of working with under-fives and a relevant qualification in childcare such as a CACHE Diploma. You should also have a flexible, child-centred approach to the provision of day care for children aged 18 months - five years, including the ability to plan and implement appropriate activities within an Equal Opportunities and stimulating environment.

You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to keep accurate records to ensure full utilisation of the Nursery.  As a key worker you must be able to relate effectively to both parents and, if appropriate, to outside agencies.  

Closing date: 10 December 2021

Interviews: TBC

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

To apply for this vacancy and for further information please visit our website: or contact Human Resources on 020 7510 7712. E-mail: 

New City College aims to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and actively welcome applications from candidates from a BAME background.

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