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Nursery Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Radnor House Sevenoaks , Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6018-45S
  • Posted:12/10/2021
  • Pay:Competitive and Subject to Experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/10/2021 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Week of 1st November


Job Description –Nursery Assistant

(Part time Job Share – Mornings from 8.20am and/or Afternoons to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday – Term Time only).  We would also be happy to take someone on full-time working 8.20am until 5.30pm.


Purpose of post

  • To assist in the provision of a high standard of care for children placed in Pre School in a way that meets their physical, social, emotional, intellectual and developmental needs in a non-sexist and non-racist manner
  • To give support to all personnel within Pre School
  • To assist with the implementation of the daily routine within Pre School


Responsible to:

Head of Pre Prep


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the planning and implementation of appropriate programmes of activity for the children in collaboration with the Head of Pre Prep
  • To have a full understanding of the nursery systems of record keeping and keep records of the children’s development, using the nursery key worker system
  • To assistant in the provision of an attractive and stimulating range of equipment, activities and displays, indoors and out, relevant to the ages and needs of the children, which encourage independence, self motivation and eagerness to learn
  • To assist in the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds and stages of development
  • To be familiar with the National Standards and ISI guidelines and recommendations of good practice and assist in their implementation
  • To share the responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in Pre School
  • To liaise with parents and encourage their involvement in the aims of Pre School and in all aspects of their child’s care
  • To assist with the domestic management of Pre School, including ensuring that it is kept safe, secure and clean at all times. Be prepared to help where needed in the preparation of snacks, meals, cleaning of equipment etc.
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To be aware of the high profile of the Pre School and the School and to uphold its standards at all times
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities e.g. training, staff meetings, Open Days, Summer Celebration etc.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by a Senior staff member



Specific Child care Tasks

  • To help children with feeding, changing clothes, toileting etc
  • Help maintain hygienic standards at all times
  • Providing comfort and warmth to a poorly child
  • To ensure mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • To report signs of illness, neglect or apparently non- accidental inquiry
  • Ensure each child is collected in accordance with the collection procedure



NVQ Level 2 or 3 EYFS relevant required

Paediatric First Aid required


An advantage but not essential:

Basic Food Hygiene certificate




Information about the school

Radnor House Sevenoaks is unique. As one of Kent’s premier co-educational day schools from Nursery through to Sixth Form, we are simultaneously proud of our heritage and excited about our future as part of the Radnor House Group of Schools.

Our mission is to deliver educational excellence based on our principles of outstanding lesson delivery and high academic and personal standards, all rooted in our shared values of excellence, respect, courage and perseverance.

Radnor House Sevenoaks passionately believes in the limitless potential of children and the critical role adults play in this journey of self realisation.

Teaching and Learning at Radnor House Sevenoaks aims to create a collaborative whole-school community of life-long learners, always motivated to achieve the highest standards of teaching and learning through self-reflection, objective evaluation, and research-based practice.

As a staff member at Radnor House Sevenoaks, you are part of a community that works together to achieve the best for each of its pupils. There are almost 100 members of a highly dedicated staff team in teaching and support roles.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Badawy
  • Address:Combe Bank Drive, Sundridge, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6AE
  • Telephone: 01959 562918
  • Email: hr@radnor-sevenoaks.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).