Nursery Nurse

New Directions recruits for jobs in schools, nurseries and children centres across all areas of the UK. Your aim as a Nursery Nurse is centred on giving young children the best possible start to their life in education.

Every day you’ll be assisting in teaching language, literacy and numeracy, helping the class reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behaviour.

Aside from working with the children, the role also involves setting up and tidying away all activities, analysing and recording each child’s progress and talking about it with their parents/carers.

To be a good Nursery/Pre-school Worker, you must have:

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to manage classes well and deal with challenging behaviour
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and a good sense of humour.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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