Nursery Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00095045-1
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £10.65 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Nursery Assistant


£10.65 per hour

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Nursery Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a friendly day nursery in the Durham area. This is a part time supply role, which will commence as soon as possible until February half term at least. Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications.

The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a Level 2 Support Teaching and Learning / Childcare qualification.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative team in a day nursery you will be providing general support for Early Years. The children have a mixture of needs, and you will be working in small groups as well as 1:1 on phonics and learning in Early Years. This role will be part time, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9am to 3pm. The school are looking for someone who has plenty of experience within an Early Years setting.

The school

You will be joining a strong team in this small sized day nursery. The nursery provides good education to children. It is located within the DH6 postcode.


To be considered for the Nursery Assistant (TA) position, you will:

Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Supporting Children and Learning or Childcare.
Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a school environment.
Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
Ideally have experience delivering Literacy and Maths interventions.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education  

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer 
As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive: 

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 
How to apply 
If you are a qualified Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Newcastle primary team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.