Nursery Assistant

Closing date for application: 04/07/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time


Based in Horsham, Christ’s Hospital is a unique co-educational boarding school and charitable Foundation which provides first class education to nearly 900 children from all backgrounds, supported by over 400 members of staff.

We require a level 3 qualified Nursery Assistant to join a small friendly team at Bluecoats Nursery. The post is for 16 hours per week during state term time only (36 weeks per year) with possibility of some work during school holidays. The work includes welcoming children on their arrival, teaching children from approximately 2½ to 5 years, assisting with the planning of the curriculum, liaising with parents and carers.  In addition to the permanent position we also have openings for part time and bank staff.  Experience working as a keyworker.  Early starts and afternoons are on an as and when required basis.  £10.31 per hour plus paid holiday (£11.71 in total)

Flexibility, good communication skills and the confidence to work with children are essential.

In return we offer a competitive remuneration package, benefits include 6.2 weeks holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) pro rata per annum, the opportunity to join an occupational pension scheme, free on-site parking, and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre.

Applicants should evidence in their personal statement how they how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. The successful applicant will be suitably qualified and capable, with an enthusiasm for providing a first-class service.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the children.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

To apply, please go to our website: , complete the application form and return to by the closing date.  We are unable to accept CVs alone.

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 4th July 2022.  Interviews will take place w/c 4th July 2022

The successful applicant will be required to start on 5th September 2022 subject to pre-employment checks.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.


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