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Term Dates 2024

Spring Term 2024 (2nd January – 28th March)

Tuesday 2nd JanuaryINSET day – School Closed for All Children
Wednesday 3rd JanuaryStart of Spring Term
Monday 12th – Friday 16th FebruaryHalf Term holiday for Term Time children        Holiday Play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Thursday 28th MarchLast day of Spring Term
Friday 29th MarchEaster Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Monday 1st AprilEaster Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 2nd April –
Friday 12th April
Easter Holiday for Term Time children
Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Summer Term 2024 (15th April – 23rd July)

Monday 15th AprilStart of Summer Term
Wednesday 24th AprilINSET day – School Closed for All Children
Monday 6th MayBank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Thursday 16th MayINSET day – School Closed for All Children
Monday 27th MayBank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 28th May – Friday 31st MayHalf Term holiday for Term Time children
 Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Tuesday 23rd JulyLast day of Summer Term
Wednesday 24th July – Friday 23rd AugustSummer Holiday for Term Time children           Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Monday 26th AugustBank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 27th – Friday 30th AugustSchool Closed for ALL children

Autumn Term 2024 (2nd September – 16th December)

Monday 2nd SeptemberINSET day – School Closed for All Children
Tuesday 3rd SeptemberINSET day – School Closed for All Children
Wednesday 4th SeptemberStart of Autumn Term
Monday 28th October – Friday 1st NovemberHalf Term holiday for Term Time children         Holiday playscheme available for 3-5 year olds
Friday 20th DecemberLast day of Autumn Term
Monday 23rd December 2024 – Wednesday 1st January 2025School Closed for All Children
Thursday 2nd – Friday 3rd January 2025Holiday playscheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Spring Term 2025 (6th January – 4th April)

Monday 6th JanuaryStart of Spring Term

Vacancy – Lunchtime Assistant

Bognor Regis Nursery School
85 Victoria Drive
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 2TB

Tel: 01243 642925
Email: sbm@brns.org
Website: www.brns.org

5 hrs a week – 38 weeks per year 12.00am and 1.00pm. Temporary until July 2024 but could be extended if lunchtime numbers require it.

Salary: Grade 2 (£22,366 – £22,737 pro-rata per annum £11.59 – £11.79 per hour))

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and fostering a positive learning environment? We have an exciting opportunity for a Lunchtime Assistant to join our busy Nursery School!

Why Choose Us?:

  • Foster Social Skills and Meaningful Conversations: As a Lunchtime Assistant, you’ll play a pivotal role in promoting social interaction and cooperation among our young learners; sparking conversation and building language skills are key elements of our approach. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with children, encouraging their communication and language development.
  • Nurture Healthy Eating Habits: Be the positive influence that encourages nutritious eating habits! You’ll support children during meal times, ensuring they enjoy balanced and tasty meals in a relaxed setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in meal preparation and setting up the dining area.
  • Encourage positive social interactions during meal times.
  • Engage children in conversation and facilitate group discussions.
  • Support children to try new foods and develop skills in using cutlery
  • Promote cleanliness and hygiene practices.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Enthusiasm for working with young children and supporting their development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with children of various ages
  • Good communication skills to foster positive conversation and language growth.
  • Training in Food Hygiene is desirable but not essential, as full training will be given.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is a plus, but not essential.

Why Join Our Team?:

  • Be a part of a vibrant and supportive educational community.
  • Access to ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of young learners.
  • Join us in creating a nurturing and enriching environment where every child can thrive!
    If you’re ready to make a positive impact in the lives of young children and play a vital role in their development, we’d love to hear from you!
    To apply, please complete the West Sussex Application Form (sorry, CV’s cannot be accepted) to office@brns.org.
    This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance in line with our commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children: also references and health checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Visits to the school are very welcome.
Closing Date: Thursday 15th February 2024
Interviews will take place at mutually convenient time

Vacancy Nursery Assistant Maternity Cover

Job Summary

Location                     Bognor Regis Nursery School

Address                     85 Victoria Drive, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 2TB

Website                      www.brns.org

Email                          office@brns.org

Telephone                 01243 642925

Required from           March 2024

Payment                    £22,737per annum pro rata, £11.79 per hour (West Sussex Grade 3)

Contract                     35 hours per week (8.30-4pm daily) All Year Round

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Nursery Assistant to join our outstanding team, initially undertaking Maternity Cover but with possible opportunities to undertake a permanent role in the future. 

The role is for 35 hours per week and enjoys the flexibility of working with children across all age ranges, supporting as individuals to learn and develop through our carefully developed curriculum.  The successful candidate will be passionate about providing high quality care and education to young children and will have excellent communication skills to work as part of our friendly and experienced team.

As a Maintained Nursery School we can offer you the chance to be part of an exceptional setting that sparks creativity and curiosity with facilities designed to inspire both children and staff, creating a positive atmosphere that fosters growth and learning.  You will have opportunities to undertake high quality professional development, with support from our experienced qualified teachers and training from outside agencies to further develop your practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a team to create a supportive and stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • To support children’s learning and development across all age groups, through child-led free flow play
  • To undertake observations of children’s learning to support Keyworkers’ knowledge of each child
  • To work in partnership with parents/carers to provide the best support for children’s learning and care positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.

Qualifications

  • Level 3 qualification in childcare or early childhood education

This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance in line with our commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children: also references and health checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Closing Date: Friday 2nd February 2024

Interview Date: Friday 9th February 2024

Vacancy -Nursery Assistant

Nursery Assistant children aged 0-3 years (possible Job Share)

Bognor Regis

Nursery School

85 Victoria Drive

Bognor Regis

West Sussex

PO21 2TB

Tel: 01243 642925

Email: sbm@brns.org

Website: www.brns.org

35.5 hrs a week – 50.5 weeks per year (hours can be flexible Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 6.00pm). Will be Fixed for a year but high potential to change to permanent.

Salary: Grade 3 (£22,737 – £23,114 pro-rata per annum £11.79 – £11.98 per hour))

We are seeking to appoint a friendly and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant (Level 3 qualification in Childcare) to support Key Workers in providing high quality care and education for children aged 0-3 years.

Applicants need to be confident, reliable and adaptable and have experience of working with babies and children aged 0-3 years.

This post is subject to the enhanced DBS clearance in line with our commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children: also references and health checks.

Only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered.

Please contact the School (see contact details above) if you are interested in this post and would like to visit the nursery.

Closing date:  Friday 2nd February 2024             

Interview date: Friday 9th February 2024 Start date:  ASAP   

Nursery Assistant Job Description

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Term Dates 2023 – 2024

Term Dates 2024 (v2)

Spring Term 2024 (2nd January – 28th March)
Tuesday 2nd January – INSET day – School Closed for All Children
Wednesday 3rd January – Start of Spring Term
Monday 12th – Friday 16th February – Half Term holiday for Term Time children Holiday Play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Thursday 28th March – Last day of Spring Term
Friday 29th March – Easter Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Monday 1st April – Easter Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 2nd April – Friday 12th April – Easter Holiday for Term Time children Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Summer Term 2024 (15th April – 23rd July)
Monday 15th April -Start of Summer Term
Monday 6th May – Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Thursday 16th May – INSET day – School Closed for All Children
Monday 27th May -Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 28th May – Friday 31st May – Half Term holiday for Term Time children Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Tuesday 23rd July – Last day of Summer Term
Wednesday 24th July – Friday 16th August – Summer Holiday for Term Time children Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds
Monday 19th – Friday 23rd August – School Closed for ALL children
Monday 26th August Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children
Tuesday 27th – Friday 30th August – Summer Holiday for Term Time children Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Further Inset Days to be advised

Please click the link below for a printable copy, paper copies are available in reception:

Term Dates 2024 v2

Vacancy – Bank Staff Nursery Assistant

Bank Staff Nursery Assistant

Bognor Regis Nursery School
85 Victoria Drive
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 2TB

Tel: 01243 642925
Email: sbm@brns.org
Website: www.brns.org

NJC Salary Grade 3 (£10.79 per hour).

We have vacancies for nursery practitioners (qualified to Level 3 in Early Education and Care) who would be available to work at short notice during term-time and/or school holiday periods. The role would be to cover staff sickness/absence and annual leave, working with the children as part of our Orchard Room (Under 3s) and Nursery School teams.

Various shifts are available between 8am and 6pm, including shifts from 9am to 4pm.

Applicants need to be confident, reliable and adaptable and have experience of working with babies and children up to 5 years.

This post is subject to DBS clearance in line with our commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children: also references and health checks.

Only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered.

Please contact the School (see contact details above) if you are interested in this post, or to arrange a visit.

Interview date: TBC with individual

Supply Nursery Nurse-TA Job Description

Application form Non Teaching Oct 10

Early Years Ofsted Inspection

I am delighted to share the report from our recent Early Years Ofsted inspection. After such a challenging couple of years, this provides deserved recognition of the care, dedication and skill that our staff team continue to bring to their roles.

Joe Knutson
Head Teacher

Please click on this link to access the report:
EYR Inspection Report EIF Jan 2022