Nursery Assistant

South West/ temporary / £85 - 90 per day

Nursery Assistant

Location: Barnstaple

Job Type: Full-Time/Part-Time

Salary: Competitive

Are you passionate about working with young children and helping them thrive in a nurturing environment? TeacherActive is seeking dedicated and caring Nursery Assistants to join our team in Barnstaple. If you have a love for early childhood education and a desire to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily care and supervision of children aged 0-5 years
  • Support the planning and implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children in your care
  • Help maintain a clean, organized, and stimulating learning environment
  • Work collaboratively with other nursery staff to create a positive and inclusive atmosphere
  • Provide comfort and reassurance to children, helping them develop confidence and independence


  • Previous experience in a nursery or early years setting is preferred but not essential
  • A caring and patient nature with a genuine love for working with children
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • A valid DBS check or willingness to undergo one


  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • A supportive and friendly work environment
  • Flexible working hours to suit your needs

If you are interested in joining our team as a Nursery Assistant in Barnstaple, please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] or call 01392 693313 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

TeacherActive is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.