Southampton, Hampshire
Temporary
Salary: £8.41 to £8.60 /hour


Job Summary

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Nursery Practitioners to work on a SUPPLY basis across a variety of day nurseries in Southampton, Hampshire. We can offer both part time and full time hours to suit you.

We also work with day nurseries in other areas, including Fareham, Portsmouth, Winchester, Basingstoke, the New Forest and Andover.

As a member of our supply team you can be offered as little as a couple of hours a week, right up to 5 full days. This is taking in to account your availability and flexibility and you can manage this online at the click of a button!

We work with a selection of lovely day nurseries ranging from private organisations to school based nurseries, including preschools. So, as long as you have experience of working with children aged 0-5 years, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • As a member of supply staff you will be required to support the children in your care whilst following their routines as closely as possible
  • Work closely with nursery staff and follow their guidance, ensuring that you ask questions if you are unsure about anything
  • Assist with snack and lunch times in each setting
  • Help to clean and tidy the settings, as required
  • Have lots of fun with the children!

Qualifications and Skills

Ideally applicants will hold a qualification in Early Years childcare, however this isn’t essential for supply work. Instead we ask that you have at least 6 months experience of working with children aged 0-5 years and you are enthusiastic about working in childcare.

If you are shortlisted for this post you will be invited to an interview in our offices in Fareham, Hampshire where we will carry out stringent pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check (if you have a current DBS with the Update Service we can check this accordingly).

We also request three references, including your most recent employer. Relevant academic references will also be considered.

Benefits

  • Working with Simply Supply on a temporary basis we pay our Early Years Assistants £8.41 per hour
  • If you work within a SEN or SEN school setting this rate can increase to £8.60 per hour
  • We provide a free weekly payroll service
  • Online timesheets and payslips and the opportunity to update your availability online!
  • We offer work in many settings that are easily accessible via public transport
  • Candidates have the opportunity to return to the same nurseries (particularly if you request them as a preferred nursery) as this helps with continuity for the children and gives you the opportunity to become part of a team
  • We just ask that you are always professional in your approach to work, follow the guidance of the staff at the nursery and… have lots of fun!

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