Nursery/EYFS Assistant – Rye.

Job Description

Job Title: Qualified Nursery/EYFS Assistant

Location: Rye, East Sussex

Salary: £80 – £90 daily rate

Contract: Permanent, Monday – Friday, Term time only.


Do you have a vibrant personality? Do you have experience in a nursery setting? Do you have qualifications in childcare?


Masterclass are working with a fabulous primary school/ preschool setting. They believe in creating a stimulating and supportive environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive at their own pace. They are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual who has previous experience in a primary school and a nursery setting. Promoting good knowledge of KS1.

The successful candidate will play a key role in providing high-quality care and education for children within our early years setting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, working collaboratively with the Nursery/EYFS team to plan and implement engaging and age-appropriate activities.
  • Provide a nurturing and supportive environment where children feel safe, valued, and encouraged to explore and learn through play.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues, building strong partnerships to support children’s holistic development.
  • Assist with the observation, assessment, and tracking of children’s progress, recording observations, and contributing to individual learning profiles.
  • Promote positive behavior management strategies, encouraging children to develop self-regulation and social skills, and modelling respectful and inclusive behavior.
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of enrichment activities and experiences, including outdoor play, outings, and special events.


  • Qualification in Early Years Education or equivalent (e.g., CACHE, NVQ, or equivalent).
  • Previous experience working in a nursery and early years setting.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, with a clear understanding of child protection policies and procedures.

Masterclass Education provide CPD recognised online training, covering subjects such as Safeguarding, Autism Awareness, Understanding Child Development, Violence Reduction, and more, to all of our candidates.

Must have:

  • Ability to work well independently and as a team
  • Has a passion to support and empower children and young people
  • A DBS on the Updates Service, or be willing to obtain one
  • Commitment to safeguarding students and young people

Master Class are the leaders across the UK in providing a unique, personal and bespoke service to our schools and candidates.

Masterclass Education offer many amazing benefits:

  • Weekly pay (PAYE)
  • A fantastic holiday scheme
  • Specialised consultants on hand to help you with advice and support
  • MCE Learning portal, you will have free access to all of our online learning in the latest education developments (CPD recognised).
  • Flexible work options to work around your personal circumstances.

Our focus at Masterclass is, and always will be, on helping education professionals find their dream position in a school where they will be able to truly excel. We are always happy to support ECTs and encourage applications from all Teachers and TAs of every experience and scale.

Masterclass Education work exclusively with a large amount of Primary, Secondary and SEN schools across the area who look for MCE staff to be with them on daily cover, short- and long-term contracts. Masterclasses are a part of the REC and Crown Commercial Service, offering the most valued and trusted service.

Masterclass Education are disability confident and therefore if you require any adjustments through the interview/registration process please do get in contact

We look forward to your application or any questions you may have!


Job Details

Date Posted

March 26, 2024


Rye, East Sussex


South Coast

Starting Salary


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