Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Nursery Nurse

United Kingdom

Closing in 17 days

About The Role

Falmouth Exeter Plus are seeking to appoint a Nursery Nurse to join the close-knit team at our Nursery at our Penryn campus on a fixed term basis. Our unique setting provides a warm, nurturing environment and high-quality childcare for children aged 6 months to five years. Ofsted rated ‘Good', our nurseries are extremely popular and are led by a dedicated team. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver the daily curriculum in compliance with the Nursery's standards, policies, and procedures and in line with the requirements of Ofsted and the Early Years Foundation Stage. You will ensure that all daily activities are conducted in a way which provides a happy, stimulating, and secure learning environment for the children.

As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

- Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%

- 26 days + 8 days bank holiday

- Life Assurance

- Subsidised Sports Centre Membership (Gym & Fitness Classes)

- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay

- Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

- Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

- Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

- Lifestyle Discounts

Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.

About You

The successful candidate for this role will ideally hold a Level 3 Early Years qualification or equivalent, however candidates possessing a level 2 will also be considered. You should possess previous experience of working with children, a commitment to maintaining high standards of care, confidentiality and initiative, as well as a flexible approach towards working hours.

Due to the nature of the role, you will also be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

For full details of the skills/experience required, please see the job description above.

This position is a fixed term maternity cover up to 12 months, full-time, 37.5 hours per week contract working 8.30am to 17.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying please email [email protected].

About Us

Falmouth Exeter Plus manages and delivers services at Falmouth, Penryn and Truro Campuses on behalf of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Working closely with the Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union (The SU) and the wider, universities partnership we support Higher Education learning and living, ensuring that the interests of all campus users are at the heart of everything we do.

It is a fast moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are central to our progress. Our mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help our partners achieve their global ambitions'.

Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

Job details


Nursery Nurse


Falmouth University


United Kingdom


February 09, 2024

Application deadline

March 10, 2024

Job type




About the employer

Falmouth University is a multi-arts university in the south-west coastline of England in Cornwall. It is based across two campuses, one in Falmouth and the other in the close by town of Penryn. It was at first established in 1902 and later officially became a university in 2012. Apart from traditional fine art subjects, it currently offers degrees in advertising, architecture performance and marketing. In recent years, Falmouth has seen significant progress and investment where a new media centre has been established in 2017 covering photography and animation courses. With the association of the University of Exeter which carries out research on digital economy and sustainable, the organization has opened a library and teaching space named The Exchange. Falmouth students have recently positioned the university first in the UK for campus environment, library administrations and student welfare in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its arrangement of courses covers the broadness of the creative industries, from art, design and fashion to gaming, music and film.

Students have access to proficient standard creative facilities. At Falmouth University, they work in association with various specialist institutions from the UK and around the globe. The organizations make more opportunities for students, ensuring access to excellent higher education in the creative sectors. Their chosen partners share the values and quality guidelines. They incorporate higher, further and private schooling providers globally and in the UK, who offer courses at varying levels and in differing modes. Students start their studies with either Falmouth University or a partner association but transfer to the next organization part-way through to finish their studies. Toward the end of their studies, they get grants from both Falmouth University and the partner association.

Academic Skills Group gives advice on the abilities required for academic study. Consultants can converse with students about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, research and writing dissertations. Student guides train second or third-year students from each course. Each new undergraduate student has a student coach, acting as a friendly face and point of for any inquiry they may have during their first year at Falmouth. Course facilities incorporate performance and recording studios, proficient standard photography facilities, excellent computerized manufacturing technology and a TV studio and display.

Students can personally visit the employability group at both campuses for careers advice and guidance. Support incorporates help with finding part-time work while at college, placement and internship opportunities, advice with CVs, applications, interviews, freelance work and starting a business. Falmouth additionally offers opportunities to study or work abroad as a major aspect of a degree. The Erasmus and Study Abroad Group can support students in arranging this enhancing experience.

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