Snapdragons: Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) 1:1 Support

Snapdragons Nursery, The Wylands, Lower High Street
Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 0DA

Could 2019 be the year you become part of Snapdragons Nurseries’ success? We have an immediate vacancy for an inspiring person to join our growing and exciting Nursery group.We are looking for a passionate and empathetic Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) 1:1 Support worker to join our friendly team at the Shirehampton nursery. The nursery is registered for 126 children between the ages of 0 – 5 years and opens from 7.30am – 6.30pm daily, 51 weeks of the year.

Your role will be to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the child to whom you are assigned, to enable him / her to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.

You will work with the child’s parents, SENDCo and other professionals about targeted outcome plans for the child, contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate.

The post is full time Monday to Friday (40 hours per week, although part time hours will be considered for this role), all year round and you will be entitled to 6.6 weeks holiday, including Bank Holidays.

All our settings provide fantastic working environments for child-friendly (the least we ask…) women and men! A great team spirit and happy colleagues are at the heart of who we are and what we do – nurturing warm, friendly and supportive surroundings for our staff and the children in our care.

Our retention figures speak for themselves – over 46% have been with us for more than two years and over 8% have stayed for more than 10 years (with 10 happy campers still with us more than 15 years on)! Exciting company growth means great career prospects for ambitious types looking to excel.

We recruit the very best team members in exchange for competitive salaries along with excellent benefits and rewards, including:

  • 6 weeks paid holiday a year
  • Nursery closures between Christmas and New Year (meaning never working over the Christmas break)
  • Additional paid leave on your Birthday
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ Bonus
  • Glitzy Christmas Party with fabulous food, entertainment, vouchers, prizes and taxis!

Have you got the skills needed to inspire and enrich a young child’s life, creating foundations that will guide them through their whole life?

Use this opportunity to show how passionate you are about childcare and demonstrate this in a positive and welcoming environment.

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please complete our online application by visiting or informal enquires can be directed to Mrs Nicki Jones or Mrs Pam Gray on 01225 791122.

Snapdragons are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

*This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory employment references. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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