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Early Years Lunch Cover

Job Description

Are you passionate about providing nutritious meals to young children? Do you enjoy working in a vibrant and dynamic environment? We have an exciting opportunity for a Nursery Lunch Cover at a esteemed childcare facility. Join the team and contribute to the growth and development of our little learners!


  • Assist with the preparation and serving of nutritious meals and snacks for children in accordance with dietary guidelines and allergies.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen environment, following health and safety regulations.
  • Monitor children during meal times, ensuring they are seated, well-behaved, and supported as needed.
  • Engage with children in a positive and nurturing manner, encouraging good eating habits and table manners.
  • Collaborate with the nursery staff to ensure smooth operation of meal times and communicate any relevant information regarding children's dietary needs or preferences.
  • Assist with cleaning and tidying up after meals, including washing dishes, utensils, and high chairs.


  • Prior experience in a similar role, preferably in a nursery or childcare setting.
  • Knowledge of basic food safety and hygiene practices.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with children, parents, and nursery staff.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine interest in working with young children.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and needs of the nursery.


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid food handling and hygiene certification.
  • Updated First Aid
  • Background check clearance.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Join our dedicated team and make a positive impact on the lives of young children!

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