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Nursery Assistants

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£11 - £12.68 per hour
Education and Training

Career Teachers Leeds are looking for enthusiastic Nursery Assistants to join our team and help support with both day to day and long-term roles.

If you or someone you know is interested in working with children aged 0-5 years within a private day nursery setting, then this may be the role you have been looking for!

We offer flexible working patterns to fit alongside a busy lifestyle, or even university studies. Maybe you are currently a student studying a childcare based qualification and would like some experience on your free days? Need to fill placement hours in an early years setting? At Career Teachers Leeds, we can support you with that, get in touch today!

As a Nursery Assistant you will be required to:

  • Work with babies and toddlers in a nursery setting.
  • Work full/part time hours which can vary between 8-6pm.
  • Give support to other personnel within the setting.
  • Help implement daily routines.
  • Be willing to support children who require 1:1 support.
  • Provide personal care to children in the EYFS setting.

Qualifications Required:

Desirable but not Essential:

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.
  • Any EYFS based qualification.
  • Level 2 Award in Support Work.
  • Level 2 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning. (Induction Training for Teaching Assistants & Support Staff).
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
  • Previous nursery support experience with children.
  • Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.

If you would like more information, then please give Career Teachers a call on 01132 440 140.


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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