Here is a sample CV / resume that could be used for a Child Care Assistant or Nursery Nurse role.

child care assistant cv or nursery nurse cvThe skills and qualities expected in a Child Care role such as:

  • The ability to keep records on individual children, including daily observations,  meals served and any medications administered.
  • Observing and monitoring children’s play activities
  • Reading to children
  • Teaching and supervising activities such as painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs
  • Experience in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children
  • Observing and regulating rest periods.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety

Your Child Care CV should highlight that you are competent in the above areas.  List your experience and qualifications.  If this is your first post, then it is strongly advised that you include any experience you have – for example babysitting, any unpaid work or experience gained as part of any courses you have undertaken.

Make sure that your Child Care CV reflects the job you are applying for. Before you send it out make sure that you have read the person specification, analysed the advert and that your CV / resume clearly shows you have all the skills and qualities the employer is looking for.

Sample Child Care Assistant CV / resume

    Any Street,
Any Town,
Mobile: 077777777777
E-mail: abodi[@]

Anna Bodi


A hard and reliable worker who exceeds targets, able to work both independently and creatively within a group effectively. Works to tight deadlines to ensure targets will always be achieved on time and to the best of my ability.

Currently working as a supply for Anytown nursery but now seeking a full time role in child care to further advance my skills and to broaden my experience in these fields as well as work up to achieve an NVQ in child care.


Key Skills:
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Team and independent worker
Employment Summary:

Supply Nursery Assistant


Jul 09 – date
Anytown Nursery
  • To assist children during meal times
  • To put the children to sleep at nap times
  • To ensure children play appropriately and learn to share
  • Assist children with reading and recognition of colours, shapes, numbers and letters
  • To clean up after meal times, nap times and at the end of the day
  • To be a respectable role model

Child Care Assistant

Aug 04– May 06

Wendy’s Nest Nursery, Anytown


  • Assist at lunch times
  • Cleaning up after the children eat, free play and go home
  • Encourage good vocabulary and communication skills
  • Play with the children and teach them about turn-taking
  • Sing songs and join in activities to encourage the children

Child Care Assistant

Andy Pandy’s Nursery, Anytown


  Mar 00 – Aug 04


  • Assist the children while eating and during nap times
  • Encourage the children to play appropriately and teach them to take turns
  • Encourage the children to learn right from wrong

  • Help the children to develop good communication skills while using words such as “Please” and “Thank you”


Relevant Qualifications:
Anytown College

BTEC National Award in Health and Social Care L3 (Merit)


07 – 08
Anytown High School

GCSEs in:

English language and literature (C)

Science (C)

Spanish (C)

Media (B)

Citizenship (C)

Geography (C)

Food Technology (C)


01 -06
  • I love looking after children. I sometimes get paid for babysitting for family members and friends. Looking after children is something that I really enjoy as I love to learn about and take interest in their development and growth.

  • I am a member of my local church choir and a keen opera fan.


References available on request


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Before you send out your Child Care CV/resume, you should make sure you have an effective cover letter.

Go to our sample CV cover letters section if you are looking for great example cover letters in your field to introduce your CV/resume to a prospective employer.

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