Part-time Nursery Room Leader for Little Bears, St John’s Primary School
Salary: PS 5.1 - PS 5.6 Full time Equivalent £21,593 – £23,834. Actual salary £9,804
Working pattern: Mon - Weds 19 hours a week: 39 weeks a year,
We are looking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic Early Years practioner who can work with our Early Years Lead to engage with our current families and attract new families to our Little Bears Nursery (2-3 year olds). Our nursery is term time, 2.5 days a week. We pride ourselves on serving the FEET funded children in our community well.
We are looking for:
Level 3 qualification in childcare
Experience of working in a Nursery setting.
Detailed knowledge of the Early Years Curriculum and the statutory requirements of an Early Years setting.
Experience of the use of online assessment tools e.g. Tapestry.
Excellent communicator who knows the importance of early language development.
Determination to improve the life chances of children by offering the best quality start to their education.
High expectations of children based on a belief that all children can succeed.
A ‘can do’ attitude who embraces a growth mindset approach.
To be organised, reliable and have good I.T. skills.
To be able to build strong relationships and good rapport with parents, families and other professionals.
Experience of working with children with additional needs e.g. E.A.L or SEND is desirable.
Previous experience of leading a room in Nursery is desirable.
We can offer you:
• An inclusive, welcoming school with a real family feel.
• A well-resourced Nursery room with large outdoor space
• A positive and supportive working environment, not only at St Johns but across all nurseries and schools in the trust
• Excellent opportunities for professional development such as forest schools training.
The selection process will consist of a 15 minute interview, a short written exercise and a practical exercise where candidates will be asked to lead a song/ rhyme time with a group of nursery children.
St John's Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.