Nursery Assistant - Highbury Primary School and Day Care

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Job type

Term Time, Permanent


£16,160 - £16,160

Closing date

4 February 2022

Highbury Primary School & Day Care, Portsmouth

Nursery Assistant

37.50 hrs per week

Term Time Only

Permanent Contract

Salary:  Trust Grade 2, £18,562 – £19,312 (FTE) pay award pending

Actual salary £16,160

Highbury Primary & Nursery School is a very good school with a rich and vibrant school life, where children feel safe and happy.  We want an energetic, enthusiastic, committed and friendly person to join our team.

You will have a flexible, “can do” attitude and it will be obvious you take pride in your work.  The successful candidate will need to be a team player but also able to use their own initiative. You will have previous experience within a nursery school or similar setting and have a Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare.

You will need a good knowledge and understanding of The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, how to support learning and building effective relationships with children, staff and parents.

You will support with planning, and other activities to support learning outcomes.  With good interpersonal and communication skills, you will be organised, flexible and have the presence to inspire confidence and trust so as to develop and nurture independence. Previous experience with working in Early Years is essential.

In return, you will find a rewarding role and be part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust offering added benefits and opportunities. Each of our academies has a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment, where all staff feel valued.

To arrange a visit or request an application pack please contact Sam Tindall at

Closing Date: Noon Friday 4th February 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Safer Recruitment

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.