Coat of Many Colours Nursery

Uxbridge College

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 The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.

· The planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs, liaising with parents and negotiating working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.

· Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.

· Keeping of development records and observations.

· Positive management of children's behaviour.

· Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.

· Supervision and effective mentoring of Nursery Assistants and Students.

· Providing a good role model for Nursery Assistants and Students and helping new staff to fit into the nursery.

· Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.

· Supervision of meals and mealtimes and, where appropriate, preparation of babies' bottles.




Support the aims and objectives of the nursery and assist with the provision of a high-quality establishment for children from birth to five years.


Work for an Ofsted-rated outstanding group of nurseries.


Be supported in your future career with opportunities for your ongoing professional development and career progression through our Early Year’s Education professional development programme – limited places exist for those who shine.

A fantastic opportunity to begin your career in early years education has arisen.  Vacancies exist for number of Apprentice Nursery Assistants to work for an Ofsted-rated Outstanding nursery group. Opportunities exist for career progression and ongoing professional development.


Duties and responsibilities include:


  • Contribute to a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Give support to other team members throughout the nursery setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Look upon the nursery as a ‘whole’ where you can help be most utilised; be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the nursery’s equal opportunities policy
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Commit to Safeguarding children and provide support to other staff in ensuring children are kept safe and happy
  • Understand that, as part of training, you will be required to move to other parts of the nursery and to other nurseries within the group.
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing equipment etc
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled

Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager



At CMC Nursery we aim to help children in their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development through play, within a secure and caring environment. By providing facilities to meet every child's needs, we hope that they will grow in self-confidence, gain independence, learn new skills, and enjoy meeting other children and adults.

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