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Early Years Assistant

Inspired Education
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant, Play Work
Nursery, School








Early Years Assistant

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

School/College/Nursery/Head Office: Ivy House School

Salary: £24,067

Contract Type: Full-time

Hours of Work: 08:00-16:00

Ivy House Nursery is looking to appoint an Early Years Assistant for their highly successful co-educational nursery which was opened in September 2021.

The school-based nursery offers a stimulating curriculum using the EYFS framework to build knowledge, confidence and curiosity.

The school’s ethos combines high academic standards with strong pastoral care, and the aim of the nursery is to foster essential skills so that the children can progress seamlessly through to Reception. 

The school is looking to appoint a well-qualified and reflective practitioner who holds a Level 2 qualification or above. Experience is essential as well as an understanding of parental expectations in a private school setting. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the Early Years Lead Practitioner in maintaining the success of Ivy House Nursery. Above all, the person will be wholly committed to working as part of a large team to facilitate the best possible start for children in their care.

Job Purpose

This is a supportive role that involves working as part of the school team to provide a safe, high quality early years environment for young children. This role will be working under the direction of the Head and to give support to the teaching team within the nursery school, supporting the existing teaching team with routines and organisational matters and monitoring children’s safety through appropriate levels of supervision.

Please click the ‘apply’ button to be redirected to our website for the full job description and person specification.


Ivy House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance. 

Please click the link below for further information on employing Ex-Offenders: Policy on employment of ex-offenders.pdf (

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Application Process

Please click 'Apply Now' to begin your application via the Alpha Plus Careers Site. Applications should reach the school no later than 23.59 on 30th November.

Interviews will take place as and when suitable applications are received, so early applications are encouraged.

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