Nursery Assistant

Job title: Nursery Assistant


Number of vacancies:  1


Salary: Scale 2 point 3 (£27,711 pro-rata)


Contract type: Fixed term for 1 year


Hours: 20 hours per week (10.00am – 2pm) – Term time only



Comet Nursery School and Children’s Centre would like to appoint a passionate and motivated member of staff to join our team as a Nursery Assistant. You will assist in ensuring children have the best possible care, whilst meeting their individual needs. You will also work within a small team to provide a family style lunch and encourage children to try a range of healthy foods. During the lunchtime period you will also support children’s play and learning experiences.


You will need energy, commitment, a sense of humour and:

  • Experience of working with children under 5
  • A kind and caring attitude to young children
  • A good understanding of the importance of healthy food choices and an ability to see lunchtimes as a learning experience
  • Ability to support play and learning for children
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to be flexible in the post

Comet is a busy, diverse and vibrant school. You will work as part of an experienced team to provide support, care and education for children.  

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st December 2023 at 12pm


Name of contact at school for queries: Denise Ramdial

Phone number of contact at school for queries: 020 7749 9850

Email address of contact at school for queries: admin@comet.hackney.sch.uk

We welcome visits to the school please call or email to book a time.

Comet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All school posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.