Nursery Lunchtime Assistant - Cumberland Road Nursery and Pre-School - Part Time

London Early Years Foundation
Canning Town South, London (Greater)
£10.42 per hour
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

Nursery Lunchtime Assistant – Monday to Friday – 11:30-2:30pm - Newham, E13 - £10.42 per hour + amazing benefits

If you love children, this could be the job for you

"When I come back from holiday, the children's faces light up." - Bobbi-Jo, former Apprentice

We're the London Early Years Foundation, or LEYF Nurseries for short; a family of 40 nurseries. Our people love working for us because we focus on the child and their family, and give them the best start in life.

LEYF is known for quality teachers - we give you strong in-house training and access to promotion. Our nurseries feel independent and community focused, and teams take care of each other.

What's in it for you?

"I could come in sad … and just seeing one child could change my attitude for the whole day. I absolutely love it." - Jaida, Apprentice

Lots of training, promotions and a good salary for the sector

Generous pension at 7% from us (1% from you)

70% discount on childcare fees Up to 35 days off a year, including 8 bank holidays, 3 days off between Christmas and New Year, and your birthday (pro-rated for part-time hours)

Sector-leading parental leave

Many other benefits that take care of you, including access to the Headspace app, shopping discounts, annual conference and money for team celebrations

A bit about the role

"I like the teamwork here. They've given me a lot of skills to help develop my career." - Estefania, Early Years Assistant

If you like being around children and want a job that fits around your commitments, this could be a great role for you. You'll typically work part-time hours between 11.30am and 2.30pm, and our nurseries run all year round.

You'll supervise meals, tidy up efficiently, help soothe children to sleep and support activities for children who are not sleeping.

While entry qualifications aren't necessary, if you want to learn more, we can help you get the training you need.

You will need:

The right to work in the UK

To be able to work all year round

A strong work ethic

An ability to safeguard and protect children

To be positive, reliable and friendly

About the nursery

Cumberland Road Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Plaistow, close to Canning Town underground station and West Ham and Star Lane DLR stations.

Our children enjoy science experiments, cooking, gardening, construction, messy play with sand and water and more.

Apply now

Contact us today, our friendly recruiters are waiting to hear from you.


At LEYF, we are more than just a nursery. We are making a difference every day to the lives of children in areas of London where there is limited access to high-quality early years education for local children, especially those living in poverty.

With a network of 39 nurseries across London, we are one of the largest providers of funded places for two-year-olds in London, and over 50% of those nurseries are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. As a social enterprise, our profits are invested back into our organisation so that we can continue to provide this high-quality education for all children and their families.

If you want to work somewhere with real purpose and heart, LEYF has a role for you. Whilst you are working to support our children, we make sure to support you too. You’ll benefit from:

  • Award-winning training and development
  • 26 days annual leave + 8 paid training days each year
  • Extensive benefits (including 70% of childcare fees and your birthday off)
  • Flexible working options
  • Money to celebrate Ofsted inspections as a team
  • Sector-leading parental leave pay (50% of your salary)

We want you want to be part of our supportive team that makes a difference every day and gives every child the best start in life, apply for one of our roles today and see find opportunities to grow with us in your new career journey.

Company info
020 7592 3620
121 Marsham Street
United Kingdom

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