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Nursery Playworker

Teaching Personnel

Market related


Permanent | Full Time



We seek enthusiastic individuals who wish to make a difference. Working with children from 0-4 years old can have such a positive impact on their learning and social experiences for the future! Are you ready to be a part of a child’s development? We have the role for you! Teaching Personnel are looking to hire staff to work at our nurseries we work in partnership with across York.


  • Nursery assistant
  • Part time or full time vacancies available
  • £11 an hour

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Previous experience working and caring for children under 5 years (preferred)
  • A willingness to undertake relevant childcare qualifications in the future (preferred)
  • Passion to deliver high-quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • As a temporary keyworker, you will ensure every individual child’s needs are met, including supporting parents with any SEND/ASL needs
  • Prioritise the safeguarding of children
  • Speak up against practices that don’t support safeguarding or our core values
  • Attend parents evening, recruitment/open day events and relevant training sessions
  • Build close relationships with parents and carers and report daily on their child’s time at Nursery
  • Take ownership of the observation, assessments and planning for your key children in line with EYFS and provide developmentally challenging next steps
  • Remain up to date with our childcare policies and procedures
  • Be a key player to ensure the nursery receives excellent outcomes in internal audits and those of external authorities such as Ofsted, CI and CIW
  • Maintain staff to child ratios
  • Ensure we encourage and praise children’s development and achievements


If you feel you can offer the nurturing and caring persona and hardworking attitude to be a valued member at one of our settings, apply through this advert with your CV or go to our Teaching Personnel website and register your details. We will look forward to speaking to you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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