A nursery assistant plays an important role in assisting in the care of young children. They plan and organise both fun and educational activities and take care of children’s personal needs. Nursery assistants, need to be punctual, reliable workers who are good at early starts. There are many ways you can become professionally involved in a child’s education. One such position is working as a nursery assistant. These individuals are responsible for working with babies and toddlers. Compassionate and patient, nursery assistants care for preschool-age children, attending to their daily needs and preparing them for kindergarten. They organize fun and educational activities, prepare snacks and meals, and monitor the children’s safety. They must be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs. They may also bathe them and take care of their hygiene needs. A Nursery Assistant job can be found almost anywhere because there is always a need to take care of young children. Many educational institutions specialise in this field and individuals can study Teaching, Child Care, Social work, Education or subject specific teaching. There are courses to be taken in NVS, NNEB, CACHE, or SVQ.