This job expired on 20 February 2024

  • Start date details

    Spring Term

  • Closing date

    20 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

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Actual salary

£56,100 - £61,004 per annum

Pay scale

Leadership Group Pay 1 to 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher and Governors at Kate Greenaway Nursery School seek to appoint a highly motivated and committed Deputy Headteacher to join our excellent school.

The successful candidate will be passionate about early years, aspired to make a difference and prepared to learn and grow. The role also includes responsibility as the school SENCO

To join our vibrant Nursery School, you will need to have:

  • Suitable experience of delivering the EYFS within the 0-5 age range;
  • Completed or interested in completed the National SENCO Award;
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the highest quality practice with children, combined with a positive and creative approach to managing change;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, children and colleagues and have the confidence and the ability to lead a team;
  • Suitable proven leadership experience and the potential and desire to develop further;
  • Be unrelentingly ambitious for the school, its staff and pupils;

You will also deputise for the Headteacher as necessary and will be one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads across the Nursery. The role is a non-class based with teaching commitment up to two days a week.

What the school offers its staff

Kate Greenaway is located at the heart of King’s Cross, a richly diverse area. We offer an all-year-round provision with government-funded and fee-paying places for children aged six months to 5 years. We are proud of our quality provision and persistently enrich it with effective, evidence-based and innovative practices to achieve the best outcomes for our children.

Visits are encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit: kategreenaway.eyc@islington.gov.uk or call on 020 7527 4850.

Closing date: midnight, Tuesday 20 February 2024 Shortlisting: Wednesday 21 February 2024 Interviews: Thursday 22 February or Friday 23 February 2024

How to apply:

To apply for this post, please visit: https://feeds.trac.jobs/redirect/1508/vacancy/6036109

If you need assistance, please email HR Team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting job reference KG/1615. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the school directly. Please note CVs are not accepted in line with Safer Recruitment practices.

Kate Greenaway Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check will be required.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

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About Kate Greenaway Nursery School and Children's Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 0 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
93 pupils enrolled
Age range
Not given
Phone number
020 7527 4850

Arranging a visit to Kate Greenaway Nursery School and Children's Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kategreenaway.eyc@islington.gov.uk.

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