Early Years/Nursery Assistant

Temporary role from 12 August 2024

An exciting new opportunity!


We are seeking a Level 3 qualified Early Years/Nursery Practitioner to work in our Lambs Room (ages 2-3) and pre-School Room (ages 3-4) to support our permanent staff team, due to maternity leave and increased early years numbers. The role is approximately 31/32 hours per week but could be full time and salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Our Lambs Room is open 50 weeks per year. Term time only shifts may be possible.

For further information and an Application Pack, please contact Applications should consist of a completed Application Form and covering letter.

Fairfield School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age. Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment. If you have a disability and require any assistance with the application process, please contact us at 

Fairfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any formal offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks as part of the School's due diligence and in line with KCSIE 2023. These include ID and right to work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful Enhanced DBS check. The School will carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media account names/handles, as part of their application.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subsequent amendments. The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview, (including those which are "spent" unless they"protected" under the DBS filtering rules), in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

It is a condition of employment that the employee should not have been convicted of a criminal offence against children, nor have been dismissed from or resigned from a previous employer for misconduct of a similar nature. 

Our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy can be found on this website under the About/School Information menu.

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