Nursery Officer 

Location: Twickenham

Company: Squirrels Day Nursery

Hours: Full Time / Term Time Only

Salary: Competitive

Date Posted: 22/02/17           Closing Date: Unknown

Job Description:

Squirrels Day Nursery are looking for an experienced, qualified Early Years Professional for our small nursery in a loving and friendly atmosphere. Squirrels Day Nursery is a non-profit making committee based setting. Term-time / full time position may be available for this role.


  • Taking responsibility of key worker for a group of children
  • Assisting in the planning of activities with regard to the early learning goals and the needs of individuals
  • Carrying out activities in a stimulating way
  • Clearing away equipment and encouraging the children to help
  • Supervising children at free play, outdoor play, mealtimes, on outings etc
  • Helping children to develop independence e.g toileting, dressing, feeding and serving themselves
  • Undertaking the care of sick children, administering first aid and medication
  • Implementing individual programmes for children with special needs
  • Compiling progress records through observation and assessments
  • Assisting in student training and in the promotion of parental participation and fund raising
  • Adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Having flexibility with shift rota
  • Attending staff meetings and parent evenings
  • Attending training courses
  • Sharing in any other duties and responsibilities which may be allocated

Person Specification:

  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Good organisational skills
  • Awareness of equal opportunities
  • Good knowledge of child development
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and self motivation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Post qualifying experience of work using the EYFS

How to Apply:

Please apply here or email your CV directly to Patrica Del Busto at