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Nursery Nurse

Organisation Name

Cadmore End CofE Combined School and Nursery

Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Title

Level 2 or 3 Nursery Nurse

Job Salary

Range 1 point 6 £20,297 pro-rataed


Contract Type 

Fixed term until August 2024



8.30 - 3.15 Monday to Friday (31.25 hours a week)


Closing Date for Applications

8th December 2023 or when we have successfully recruited


Nursery Nurse


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated nursery nurse to join our mixed nursery and reception class within our small Church of England Combined School and nursery. 


This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Level 3 who have just started their career or those who are experienced.  


Being part of a small family orientated school, you will work with a dedicated supportive team that has our vision at the forefront of every decision we make - ‘From Small Beginnings, Come Great Things.’ The Parable of The Mustard Seed. 

About Cadmore: 

We are a small, caring and very friendly combined school and nursery consisting of 78 pupils! Our parents and local community are supportive and welcoming. We take pride in the fact that we are very much an inclusive school that is recognised for its tolerance, respect and inclusive approach to ensuring that every child reaches their full potential.

As described by all, we are ‘one big happy and supportive family’. All our staff have regular internal and external CPD opportunities to ensure that they are equipped with the skills to enable not only their personal expectations are met but that all our pupils reach their full potential and become well rounded individuals.

About the Candidate:

The successful applicant will:

Skills, aptitude, knowledge and experience

-          Have a minimum of Level 2 BTEC/NVQ in childcare

-          Previous experience of caring for, or working with children aged 0-5 in a voluntary or paid capacity

-          An understanding of the Early Learning Goals

-          Knowledge of the National Standards for the regulation of Childcare provision

-          A commitment to the provision of high quality childcare

Personal qualities

-           Good organisational, record keeping and planning skills

-          Punctuality

-          Excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues, advisors and parents/carers/carers.

-          Patience

-          Empathy with children, colleagues and parents/carers/carers

-          Reliability and trustworthiness

-          A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues

-          Enthusiasm for working with young children

-          Be sympathetic to the ethos of a Church of England school

-          Enjoys staff socials and have a good sense of humour!


-          Completion of a recognised Level  2 or 3 Childcare qualification, e.g. Level 2 or 3 Certificate for the Children & Young People’s Workforce, NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development – or be working towards completion

-          A positive approach to gaining further qualifications

-          Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in the workplace

-          A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities

Completion of safeguarding training

 How to apply

Please feel free to arrange a tour of our school.

Applications need to be submitted to office@cadmoreendschool.org