Nurture Assistant - New Bridge Nursery School (term time only)​​​​​​​

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and positive Nurture Assistant to join us at our highly regarded Nursery School in Caversham, Reading. The ideal candidate will have a love of working with young children, including those with additional needs.

Salary: £18,619 per year

Start date: September 2024

Hours: 34.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:45am-4:00pm (Tuesdays until 5:00pm for a team meeting)

Term Time Only plus 5 Inset Days - 1-Year Fixed Term Contract

Reference Number: NB 09/24 

As a Nurture Assistant, you will be working alongside Teachers and Early Years Practitioners in creating a stimulating and holistic learning environment for the children, whilst supporting the children in their development, education and play.

At New Bridge Nursery School, we believe in fostering a warm and inclusive atmosphere where children can thrive. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional care and education for children in their early years, laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Are you:  

  • Motivated, creative and enthusiastic 
  • A good team player 
  • Reliable and flexible
  • Passionate about working with young children

We can offer: 

  • An opportunity to work in an exceptional Early Years setting
  • A positive and enthusiastic staff team, committed to achieving the best outcomes for our children 
  • A friendly, caring, and creative professional working environment 
  • Training and professional development 

Reading Borough Council also offer a range of benefits including:-

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Childcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated, and ready to make a positive impact on young lives, we would love to hear from you!

How to apply:  

Visits to our nursery school are welcome and encouraged.  Please contact us if you would like to visit us.  You can also learn more about our setting in the New Bridge Nursery School section of this website.

An application pack is available to download below, but if you would prefer a printed application pack, please contact us by emailing or call 0118 937 5580 to make a request.

Closing date: Sunday 7th July 2024

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly

Please do not send a C.V. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. The REYS Federation which comprises of Blagdon Nursery, Caversham Nursery and New Bridge Nursery Schools, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We follow safer recruitment practices. Successful applicants will be required to provide satisfactory background checks, references and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought.