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Join the St Paul's Family


We welcome volunteers at the nursery whether they are current or past parents, grandparents or members of the local community. If you would like to give up some of your time to help out in the nursery or after school club we are very happy to have you and can support you in your application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (Enhanced DBS check).

Please let a staff member know by calling us or email us and we can talk to you about suitable times to visit.

Work Experience

We regularly allow school and college / university students to attend the setting for work experience. We understand that by experiencing a setting in action it can provide insight into a career in childcare. As we allow a certain number of students every term we recommend that you get in touch with us well in advance to allow us to accommodate you with your placement.

Job Opportunities

Childcare Assistant

St Paul's Childcare
£8.00 - £8.30 an hour
Part-time, Temporary

We are currently looking to employ an experienced, enthusiastic Childcare Assistant, ideally with knowledge of SEND, to work within our well established and popular childcare setting. We are looking for someone with an NVQ 3 or higher qualification in childcare / education.

The successful candidate must: -

  • Be approachable, caring and have a passion for working with children
  • Be able to perform all duties in a professional manner and ensure the safety and well-being of all children attending the setting
  • Have a robust knowledge of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage guidance and OFSTED requirements
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of child protection and safeguarding protocols
  • Be able to assist in the planning, provision and supervision of learning opportunities through play
  • Be able to assist in the assessment of children's development, including quality written observations,
  • Have good communication skills, including competent levels of literacy,
  • Be an organised and highly motivated individual, showing initiative and willing to work as a member of a friendly team,
  • Promote positive relationships with parents /carers and other professionals to ensure children’s individual needs are fulfilled
  • Be able to support the Christian ethos of our setting

Other desirable qualities: -

Experience of working with children who have SEND with training in ELKLAN, Signalong or I CAN

Be literate in ICT with experience of using nursery software packages

Paediatric first aid certificate

This post is for a fixed term offering 16 hours, with a start wb January 7th 2019. We are open from Monday to Friday, term time only, 7.30am to 6.00pm,therefore your hours of work may vary between these times. An enhanced DBS check, references and evidence of the 'right to work in the UK' will be required.

Application forms can be requested through this site. Closing date for applications Friday 16th November 2018.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £8.00 to £8.30 /hour