Flexible Nursery Assistant

Clearly Education

We are looking for Nursery Assistants, to work in various settings in and around Cambridgeshire. The ideal candidate will be full of energy, and have lots of hands on experience working or volunteering with children. A driving license would be ideal as it will be travelling to different settings.

As an Education based agency we work with various settings, including Schools, Nurseries, SEN Schools and Pre-schools covering sickness and vacancies on both a short term and long-term basis.

The role of a Nursery Nurse involves;

  • Ensuring the care and education of young children (right from babies to school age). This could include observations and handovers.
  • Working in a variety of childcare positions, including crèche assistant, nursery assistant, preschool assistant.
  • Having lots of creative fun with mud kitchens, painting, singing and outdoor play!
  • To assist Key Workers and Room Leaders where necessary, including meal times, nap times, tidying and all other aspects of the days routine.

To be a Nursery Nurse, essential criteria;

  • Experience of working with children under the age of five.
  • We do not require formal childcare qualifications for Childcare Practitioner roles, but the experience is essential.
  • A willingness to learn and help get stuck in where needed.
  • An enhanced DBS (Criminal Records Check) or be willing to do one. This will then need to be registered on the Update Service.

In return, we offer;

  • Highly competitive rates of pay, inclusive of holiday pay.
  • Any hours needed, right up to 40hrs/week.
  • Support from an experienced team of early years and education staff, within the office.
  • The opportunity to try different settings, and apply for permanent jobs.
  • Flexible work, to suit student life, family commitments, and other situations. Term time only or holiday work is available.
  • PAYE – no umbrella companies.
  • No need for commitment in terms of how much or little you work.
  • Continual professional development and training opportunities.


At Clearly Education we are committed to ensuring the safety of all children and promoting their welfare. We expect our staff to adhere to this and show the same commitment when working within the schools across Cambridgeshire. All successful applicants will be put through safeguarding checks and have an enhanced DBS check. We will also require your completed DBS to be put on the DBS government update service.


  • Flexitime


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

For more information contact our Cambridge branch:


Phone: 01223795095

Address: Office 2.46, St John’s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road Cambridge, CB4 0WS

Cambridgeshire Branch

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