Nursery Assistant

Closing date for application: 27/11/2023 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Salary £11.40 an hour (16 hours per week) with additional duties (total annual hours approx. 600 pa)

We require a qualified (minimum level 2, ideally achieved or working towards level 3) Nursery Assistant to join a small, friendly team in our on -site Pre-school, ‘Bluecoat Nursery’.

The successful candidate will work an average of 16 hours per week, plus additional (paid) hours for termly staff meetings, parents’ evenings and planning meetings. The post is during state term time only, with possibility of some work during school holidays. The position will include duties to be undertaken within the Nursery. The work includes welcoming children on their arrival, teaching children from 2.5 – 5 years, assisting with the planning of the curriculum, liaising with parents and carers.

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 27th November 2023.  Interviews will take place week commencing 4th December 2023.

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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