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Nursery Assistant

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Early Years/ Nursery assistant

We are looking for Childcare level 3 + qualified individuals to work in Portsmouth School Nurseries. The Nursery will consider applicants without this qualification; however, it is not desired and significant experience will be required. The schools consist of children from early years up to year 6 and many children have been enrolled throughout that process and are very comfortable at school as a result. Your role will be to assist with the daily activities including planning fun and stimulating activities as well as managing behaviours, leading group work & assisting at mealtime.

We are hoping to see applicants who are completely comfortable working with children from ages 9 Months – 4yrs old with a range of abilities. It is essential that you can function effectively on your own, as well as a part of the wider team, with the ability to step into roles & situations as required. The Nurseries are looking for someone who can offer part-time availability of at least 2 full days a week with a view to transitioning into full-time with training and experience.

Please apply if:

  • You possess a Childcare Level 3 Qualification or above
  • Or – If you have significant experience working in a Nursery or with young children.
  • You can commit to a minimum of two days’ work a week.
  • You love working with children.
  • You enjoy developing children and seeing them grow.
  • You live in or near the Portsmouth area.


  • Full time/ Part time work available.
  • Competitive hourly pay.
  • Dedicated personal consultant.
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension Scheme


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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