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Nursery Training Assistant

Linden Tree Nursery Schools
Clapham Junction, London (Greater)
£27,000 to £30,000
Closing date
16 Feb 2022

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Training Assistant

Salary: £27,000 to £30,000

27 days Annual Leave

Linden Tree Nursery Schools are a group of 3 small Froebel nursery schools in South West London. We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable assistant to join our Training & Quality team. You will be based in our Training Rooms in Clapham Old Town and work with our 50 staff across our nursery schools with a register for up to 43 children each day aged from six months to five years old. You will become a key part of one of London's most innovative and truly independent nursery groups.

Main responsibilities in post :

Work with the nursery teams to assist with the daily delivery of high-quality early years practice following the EYFS and Froebel approach observing, supporting and extending children’s learning.

To support training events and other events as required

To contribute to initiatives to improve the quality of care and education across the company

Help to maintain our Training timetable and contribute to the delivery of it's elements

Role model best practice and provide cover where or assist in Nursery where required (50/50 desk/nursery based)


· minimum Level 3 qualification (Degree or Level 5 Management qualification desired) in Early Years and/or Education and Child Care

· experience working in a busy day nursery environment and enjoy those challenges

· understanding of training delivery in a traditional nursery setting and keen Froebelian

· an excellent work ethic, be professional, whilst friendly, and possess the ability to emotionally engage the staff team

· superb time management and problem solving abilities

· sound IT skills and able to use Powerpoint and Excel

· commitment to developing excellence in educational practice

· Must have the right to work in the UK, no convictions or cautions, clear DBS

As a company running nursery schools since 2005, we pride ourselves on staff professional development and encourage growth and promotion within the company.

We are a family business and extremely proud of the caring and professional culture of all of our staff team. We aim to provide excellent care and learning within the Froebel approach.

Internal and external applicants are sought for this role

Visa applications welcome, childcare qualifications must be ENIC recognised


Salary: £27,000 to £30,000

Holiday: 27 days (plus 8 days bank holiday per annum)

Wellbeing : We are closed on all Bank Holidays, 2 Inset days, one Staff Appreciation afternoon, Christmas Eve and for the week between Christmas. You will also receive an additional 2 wellbeing days in addition to holidays per annum.

Pension Scheme

Further training opportunities, including Froebel training

Career progression opportunities

Contractual hours : 42.5 hours per week; our opening hours are 8am until 6.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 6pm on Friday. Staff shifts start at 7.45am.

For more information please visit our website:


About Linden Tree Nursery Schools

We are a leading Froebelian Nursery Schools group in South London providing a rich and varied Froebelian education for children and families.

We are a long established family run group of small bespoke settings, which have been successfully providing childcare to South London families for over fifteen years.

We are proud of our great team of highly qualified, experienced, caring staff who work to provide a stimulating environment for all children that attend.

Our team are comprised of highly qualified educators.

Our nursery schools are only registered for 32-43 children respectively to provide a homely learning environment for all. Which are furnished with high quality resources and outdoor gardens. We link with the local community and visit various parks, commons, libraries, museums, art galleries, elderly care homes as part of our continuous practice.

We register children from 6 months to 5 years of age. Bespoke and tailored activities provided in-house and not dependent on booking pattern.

Find Us
0203 900 2737
155D Northcote Road
County (optional)
SW11 6QB
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