Part time – 22 hours per week, permanent.
We have an exciting opportunity for a part time, permanent Nursery Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team in the under 2’s room. We are looking for someone with an enthusiasm for providing a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment in which the children can flourish and thrive.
No qualification is necessary for the post but experience with working with children under 5 years is required.
You will be:
Assisting the Nursery Nurses with the care and supervision of the children
Providing lunch break cover and helping to serve food to the children at meal times
Attending to the physical, social and emotional needs of the children
Participating in on-going training.
You should have:
Experience of working with children under 5 years
A good standard of written and spoken English
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
A commitment to working in partnership with parents to provide a high standard of childcare.
Oxford Brookes is a great place to work and we really look after our staff. Benefits include up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days (this includes 13 bank holiday and concessionary days). Generous Local Government Pension Scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports’ facilities). For more about the benefits of working for Brookes please see the document called “All about Brookes”.
Please note: the successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.
Interviews will take place on Monday 12th September.
CV and Personal Statement :
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button on the Oxford Brookes vacancy page. You will be routed to this when you click on the above “Apply” button. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.
This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.